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Data Solution Architect

  • Salary: £450 - £490 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 11/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373862A

Role: Data Solution Architect

Location: London

The successful candidate will be part of global projects from the business Architecture team, in support of IT software delivery. Strong Architecture Skills - primarily focused on Data but also comfortable with Solution or Integration role.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide technical and thought leadership, strategic thinking and architectural direction on data projects
  • Implementing the future state architecture visions for projects from the commercial banking area and create clear architecture solution choices, to provide analysis on benefits/challenges
  • Define and communicate commercially aware architecture designs for data solutions in accordance to design authority governance
  • Work closely with the engineering teams and other stakeholders to meet the projects requirements aligned with Group standards, IT and business strategy
  • Manage relationship with development and infrastructure teams and provide technical design assurance
  • Create clear architecture solution choices, to provide analysis on benefits/challenges
  • Identifying operational and delivery risks
  • Provide governance on architecture. Design, implement standards and target operating models for IT activities
  • Development and support of Integration standards, patterns, strategies, roadmaps and architectures
  • Ensure that architecture results are compliant with the stated requirements, approved technologies, best practices and group strategies

Requirements (Must have):

  • University graduate of Computer Science/IT-related field, preferably with major in Software/System engineering or relevant working experience in the field
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation with good command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to connect Blocks/Components
  • Good technical background related to Big Data technologies
    • Administration, Integration and Development
    • Languages: SQL/HQL, PigLatin
    • Tools: Spark, Hive, HBase, Hadoop, Kafka, Flume, Storm, NiFi
  • Good technical background related to Data Warehouse/RDBMS in one or more such technologies: Oracle, Teradata, DB2, MSSQL, MySQL
  • Experience with BI Tools
  • Knowledge of usage Design Tools (e.g. EA, Archimate, UML, IDA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SDLC/Agile methods
  • Two years experience in Designing Solutions
  • Proactive, can-do and open way of work as a must

Additional skills (Nice To Have):

  • Knowledge of the Data Modeling
  • Knowledge of the MDM, InfoSphere, MQ, ETL, API Management, Web Services
  • Knowledge of the Operating Systems and Resource/Memory Management
  • Script languages: Python, Bash
  • DBA or SQL developer background
  • Conducting Data Workshops/Trainings
  • Experience of working with the MuleSoft, DataStage
  • A good understanding of Enterprise Architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or others

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