Data Architect

West End, London, circa £70k highly plus 25% bonus plus excellent bens
Reference: RC5103

Data Architect

West End, London

circa £70k highly plus 25% bonus plus excellent bens

Data, ETL, SQL

Data Architect is required by hugely buoyant and ever expanding retail chain in the heart of the West End. This is a brand new requirement for an ambitious and driven Data Architect. You will be responsible for all aspects of data governance, including developing the overall data architecture strategy and creating and maintaining standards and best practices for data provisioning and data integration as well as playing a key role in building the industry leading financial data warehouse.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides data architecture support and expertise to all major enterprise projects
  • Ensures enterprise data is structured for ease of use
  • Reviews all data/data repositories on a periodic basis and ensures data is properly classified according to use, sensitivity, and importance
  • Audits security precautions to ensure adequate protection is in place
  • Provides formal authorization for data access
  • Develops and adheres to data modeling standards and best practices
  • Identifies opportunities for data alignment and re-use
  • Defines and supports ETL, data, and business intelligence architectures
  • Implements principles, policies, standards, and guidelines for data management
  • Establishes and supports proactive process assessment and formulates preventative measures throughout the organization
  • Applies broad knowledge of technology options, technology platforms, design techniques, and approaches across the data warehouse life cycle phases to design an integrated solution to address business requirements
  • Meets and collaborates with business users on requirements, objectives, and measures
  • Designs the technology infrastructure across all technical environments
  • Supervises the technical implementation of the data warehouse and oversees hardware/software configuration
  • Provides input and recommendations on technical issues to the project manager
  • Reviews technical work of other team members
  • Reviews and participates in testing of the data design, tool design, data extracts, networks, and hardware selections
  • Responsible for the line management of the two data analysts

Key Requirements:

  • Knowledge of OBIEE preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge in capacity planning for hardware and storage needs and data integration tools
  • Applies knowledge of systems, data, and customer requirements to uncover problems and recommends solutions
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the various legislative acts and how they impact data
  • Comprehensive experience with data modeling tools
  • Experience in relational and star schema data modeling concepts
  • Experience in architecting data warehouse solutions and integrating technical components
  • Background in Microsoft SQL Server preferred
  • Able to translate data requirements and a logical data view into a physical data model

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Rebecca or call ARC IT. 

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