Data Architect – Azure, Manchester

Full time, Permanent
Posted 4 years ago

Data Architect: Our Client are a market-leading Data Management, Data Engineering, Data Visualisation, Analytics and BI consultancy within the UK. They work with clients across all industries, from large Financial Services organisations to small to medium enterprises all of whom require their specialist support.


As they continue to build and strengthen their capability, this exciting opportunity has arisen to join them and to broaden and strengthen their consulting base. They are looking for dynamic individuals, with proven experience and strong technical skills to join the team operating out of their regional HQ in Manchester.


As a Data Architect they would expect you to have both knowledge and experience of delivering data driven, organisational transformation, utilising both on premise and cloud data architectures and the various principles and methodologies that support this activity.


Essential Requirements:


  • Ability to lead the design and build of data architecture either on premise, in the cloud or a hybrid architecture
  • Detailed knowledge of data storage methods and techniques (Data warehousing, Data Lakes, Enterprise Data Hubs, Data Virtualisation) and the practical application of those to meet Business requirements
  • Strong knowledge of data modelling techniques such as Kimball methodologies, data marts, data cubes, star schemas and implementing conceptual, logical and physical data models
  • Strong knowledge of data modelling tools and strong SQL experience and knowledge
  • Experience in application / system architecture, building/ running distributed/ scalable solutions on multiple Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, Google etc.). Knowledge of the Cloud Stack (IaaS/ PaaS/SaaS).
  • Evidence of delivering end to end data architecture design and implementation across a range of clients and projects


Key Skills:


  • Experience of providing insightful solutions to both clients and within the internal business
  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Project Management skills – experience of delivering projects across the lifecycle from end to end.
  • Experience of leading people and teams on projects
  • A self-starter with the ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated experience of building internal capability and leading propositions and taking new ideas to market.
  • An understanding of the consulting sales process and how to support these activities, sales proposals, presentation of recommendations, delivery roadmaps etc


In additional to the above the role will require he flexibility to travel frequently to client sites within the UK and occasionally Europe.

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Job CategoryIT
Job ReferenceARBSDAM

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