Chief Data Architect, Head of Data Architecture, SC Cleared

Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Chief Data Architect required

24 month project

£950/day Inside IR35

Our client a leading government organisation are seeking to recruit a Chief Data Architect to embark on a 24 month project and you will bring the below skill set:

A Chief Data Architect sets the vision for the organisation's use of data and ensures that the data designs meet the needs of the enterprise. They use these enterprise designs to guide data integration, control data assets and align data investments with business strategy. They:

  • oversee the design of multiple data models and have a broad understanding of how each model fulfils the needs of the organisation
    * are accountable for supporting and aligning to the organisation's data strategy
    * champion data architecture both internally and through collaborating and communicating at the most senior levels across government
    * set the standards and ways of working for the data architecture community
    * are accountable for assuring data models at the level of a project or enterprise
    * provide advice to project teams and oversee the management of the full data product life cycle
    * are responsible for ensuring that the organisation's systems are designed in accordance with the enterprise data architecture
  • Commission and lead on the development and maintenance of enterprise data artefacts to build on and expand the Data Architecture Framework
  • Lead governance forums on data artefact assurance
  • Develop the data strategy
  • Lead the team of core and project data architects, ensuring that quality is sustained and measurable against standards
  • Work alongside Enterprise and Solution Architecture to ensure that projects and programmes deliver to the needs of the enterprise
  • Develop Data Standards for the organisation, including for data modelling and appropriate templates and guidance for the use thereof
  • Data modelling
  • Data governance
  • Data standards
  • Metadata and repositories
  • Turning business problems into data design
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely to onboard new members of the team
  • Able to communicate the value of data architecture to those stakeholders who see it as an impediment to delivery
  • Understands different modelling notations (UML, Dimensional, NoSQL, Data Vault, ORM, Barker Notation)

Understands Meta data, reference data, transactional data and master data - able to identify and process meta data, reference data, transactional data and master data from the systems landscape

Please email me your cv for an immediate interview

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