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Data Architect

  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 05/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90068

Data Architect

We are recruiting for a Data Architect to join an international FTSE 250 support services organisation based in Portsmouth. As part of a major change within Business Intelligence and Analytics, you will be part of a team building a strong in house-capability to enhance the existing traditional business BI/Analytics, as well as growing the capability to support high end analytics within Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. As part of this change, we are looking for a Data Architect that will provide the necessary skillsets to ensure that these are all built on a robust, coherent data model.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the definition and management of enterprise information assets
  • Lead the development, publication and maintenance of the corporate information architecture, as well as a roadmap for its future development
  • Identify new kinds, types and sources of data to drive business innovation
  • Be the leader of the data models that support the provision of insights
  • Develop and maintain controls on data quality to manage corporate risk
  • Organise and lead a government council to apply data principles, standards, policies and guidelines
  • Define and manage policies and programs for data stewardship and custodianship
  • Define, manage and control master data and metadata management policies, controls and standards
  • Lead the deployment and management of data quality monitoring systems

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Experience as a Data Architect integrating complex, cross-corporate processes and data models
  • Preferably experience in information sensitive industries such as local government or defence
  • Excellent data management and analytical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with senior management and driving people in a dynamic and complex operating environment
  • Knowledge of asset and project management
  • Knowledge of data structure, information systems/tools and related software/data management
  • Experience developing data strategies that support all aspects of BI/Analytics

Other requirements:

  • Must have, or be able to gain MOD SC Security Clearance

What's on offer?

  • Basic salary of £65,000 - £70,000
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Contributory pension with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Flexible benefits: Childcare vouchers, Health Care cash plan, bike scheme etc.
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free and regular shuttle bus connecting to local bus and train stations and the city centre
  • Excellent location with shops, coffee shops, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty salon and nursery

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