Data Architect

Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
15 days ago

Job Title: Data Architect
Location: Remote
Duration: 3-6 months
Rate: £up to £700 per day based on relevant experience

Key responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with business SMEs and stakeholders and actively engage to understand the current data landscape and strategic business priorities.
  • Produce data solution architectures to support the organisation's transformation programme
  • Work within a multi-disciplined team including design/development teams and technology partners
  • Work with solution architects and business leads and other Data Architects to develop solution architectures focusing on the data and information aspects of the solution
  • Capture and maintain the data architecture view (glossaries, models, dictionaries) for the solutions.
  • Contribute to the formation of the enterprise data model and dictionary for this area of responsibility
  • Validating and signing off data extracts for reporting purposes
  • Ensuring data integrity across the lifecycle of data, identifying any controls required.
  • Identification of risks, issues, and opportunities through the data workstreams and development of strategies that bring teams together to resolve those risks and issues.

Skills and experience

  • Solid data architecture experience in data analysis, modelling (conceptual and logical), with understanding of where and when to apply in a combination of COTS and bespoke delivery working in a multi-vendor environment
  • Experience with SAP Applications, Data Management and Data Architecture and Integration.
  • Understanding of the SAP application architecture and system landscapes.
  • Experience working with SAP S/4HANA, BW/4HANA, as a data/information architect.
  • Experience working on SAP FICA, SAP Materials Management would be an advantage.
  • Data Migration and Integration experience is essential, with a clear understanding of the implications and stages of a data migration, and integration patterns.
  • Practical knowledge of data management practices and approaches.
  • Knowledge of Architecture frameworks, such as Zachman, TOGAF and how to apply these in the context of Data Architecture
  • Demonstrable expertise in a relevant consulting or technology area, strong client-facing skills and evidence of continued career progression. Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience of working as part of a large programme
  • Use of Enterprise Architect and/or Solution Architect
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to explain complex concepts to business SME's with clarity
  • Strong data architecture principles, and an ability to apply these in practice to a major programme of work.
  • Practiced leadership skills and able to influence a wide range of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the HE sector will be advantageous, but not essential

Please submit your CV at your earliest convenience

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