Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

IT Data Architect


Job Description:

Working inside of IR35 for a high profile financial services organisation, you will be responsible for defining the target Data Architecture for implementing a new cloud based Data & Analytics platform based on the AWS technology stack

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading the data architecture design process to help deliver a robust and scalable data infrastructure solution
  • Facilitating the 'data discovery' process, assessing the data estate, identifying data flows to ensure the project meets its data migration, transition and target end state goals
  • Documenting the Logical/Physical Data Models and compiling a Data Dictionary where required to enhance Data Warehousing, BI and Data Visualisation capabilities
  • Drive improvements to the Data Analytics/Warehouse design and technology stack
  • Assess data collection, storage and retrieval processes and collaborate with the data engineering teams on data standards and best practices
  • Acting as a Subject Matter Expert for end-to-end cloud/data architecture
  • Acting as design authority for Data Migration and Data Management
  • Owning the delivery of the data architecture and data modelling
  • Mapping data from source/operational systems to the target cloud data platform
  • Align project with the central Data Transformation Office (DTO) governance model and processes. Ensure compliance with DTO data standards and processes
  • Closely interface with Data Stewards/Data Managers to ensure effective data governance and help support the establishment of a Data Centre of Competence

Experience required:

  • Extensive experience of defining and delivering data architecture as part of a major technology/data/cloud transformation programme
  • Sound knowledge of data architecture principles and designing and operating data management/warehousing solutions using market leading cloud-based platforms (ideally AWS or Azure/GCP)
  • Significant experience of data architecture and designing and operating data warehousing solutions/database structure principles
  • Good experience on Data Modelling techniques and hands on experience in leading and providing the required data models whilst meeting business requirements

This role is to start ASAP and will pay up to £700 per day Umbrella (inside of IR35) depending on your level of experience.

The rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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