Data Modeller

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Job Title: Data Modeller
Location: London
Duration: 6 months
Rate: Up to £800 per day based on relevant experience

This role presents a rare opportunity for someone with a passion for data modelling to work within a team of data architects & modellers to produce an enterprise wide data model. The role itself has a number of facets; business analysis to gain the necessary level of understanding for the data definition and usage, production of the data model and the forward engineering of the physical implementation. The role will be responsible for identifying data entities and describing the relationships between them, as a model, based on business context, process and existing systems clearly showing source to target mappings. Support both intra-system data design and embedding of metadata management behaviours. The role will also support the execution of governance related activities, including review forums and project delivery in adherence to standards.

Knowledge & Skills required

  • Good understanding of financial reference and/or market reference data.
  • Data modelling skills and a working knowledge of the difference between conceptual, logical and physical models.
  • In-depth knowledge of database structures for reference data as well as methods of working for sourcing and capturing this data
  • Understanding of UML and or logical data models is essential for this role
  • Understanding of RDBMS's and proficiency with SQL
  • Experience of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect desirable but not essential
  • Experience of GraphQL is desirable but not essential
  • Understanding of JSON and/or XML essential

Knowledge & Skills preferred, but not required

  • Strong analytical skills with methodical and independent approach to problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Eagerness to learn and collaborate with others, quick learner and able to work with little supervision
  • Able to liaise across the organization, including News, Content Ops, Product Management, and Technology
  • Stakeholder Management experience and skills - able to converse with all levels of stakeholders to understand and extract the required business requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborative approach
  • Organize and facilitate meetings & workshops and record actions and decisions
  • Exposure and understanding of different agile approaches and good working knowledge of analysis tools including Jira


  • Working closely with subject matter experts & data architects, analyze the data requirements & produce the Data Model
  • Identify problems and issues in the current architecture
  • Participate in the generation of the physical implementation of the data model
  • Execute governance related activities; participating in reviews & ensuring conformance to standards

Certifications / Education

  • University degree strongly preferred

Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years of data modelling experience, preferably within the financial services industry working on large scale data migration programmes
  • Full project lifecycle implementation experience including familiarity of agile projects

Behavioral Competencies

  • Collaborating across boundaries
  • Focusing on customers
  • Championing innovation
  • Driving results

Please submit your CV at your earliest convenience

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