Lead Data Architect / Digital Transformation / AWS

Job Title: Lead Data Architect / Digital Transformation / AWS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + bonus, package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: rgwrb_1629374473
Contact Name: Matthew Pearce
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Job Published: August 19, 2021 13:01

Job Description

Lead Data Architect / AWS / Digital Transformation

We are interested in hiring an experienced Data Architect to work closely with this clients Architecture team and stakeholders to create a data culture that changes the way we do business.

What the team are doing

Undergoing a digital transformation, as Principal Data Architect your ideas, skills and voice will shape that transformation and be a key pillar in the business and architectural strategy.

Responsibilities and duties of the Data Architect:

  • You will be responsible for the design of a data platform that delivers on stakeholder requirements and aligns with architectural strategy.
  • You will work with our software engineering teams to implement the data platform design and report it's progress to the stakeholders.
  • You will create a data governance strategy/framework that can be rolled out across our estate
  • You will define and align our system boundaries working across teams
  • You will be a leader in data culture and a voice of architecture providing direction and guidance on all things data
  • You will have experience of using data storage and processing in AWS.
  • You will work with DBAs to determine improvements to data structures in SQL Server according to business and technical needs
  • You will design a metadata management strategy to optimise change delivery to production,
  • encompassing multiple teams with multi-gate approvals

Your experience:

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in a senior data architecture role operating in a public cloud, preferably AWS, solving complex problems.
  • In-depth knowledge of up-to-date public cloud technologies that can help solve data management problems and can apply them.
  • You actively stay up to date with the latest developments in the field, enjoy being hands-on and creating POCs.
  • Ability to create roadmaps for delivery of complex designs delivering incremental value.
  • Proven track record of excellent communication with business and technical stakeholders.

Skills & qualifications:

  • Highly motivated individual with passion for data and cloud-based technology
  • Extensive commercial track record of Architecture experience with at least 3 years in Data Architecture with responsibilities in cloud based data architecture; Data lakes, data warehouses, Data Analytics, Data Engineering.
  • Experience in data strategy formulation
  • Experience in leading team(s) as a technical lead or architect
  • Experience of collaborating across organizational boundaries with both technical and non-technical groups
  • Proven ability to communicate complex ideas to varying audiences in both verbal and written form

Lead Data Architect / AWS / Digital Transformation