Data Architect

Data Architect
Dublin City Centre Permanent Hybrid Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My Dublin-based client is recruiting for a Data Architect to join their expanding team on a permanent basis. This is a brand new role within the business.

My Dublin-based client is recruiting for a Data Architect to join their expanding team on a permanent basis. This is a brand new role within the business.

The role of the Data Architect is to design, develop, and implement the Data Strategy for the business. You will translate business requirements into a clear Data strategy through continuous engagement with various stakeholders and a broader understanding of the business direction and potential challenges. You will be responsible for defining, designing, implementing and governing Data Architecture, Models and Solutions with visibility from all levels of the organisation including executives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Owner of overall Data Architecture and Models aligned with company’s strategic direction
  • Evaluate, create and maintain conceptual, logical and physical data models
  • Maintain Data Model documentation as part of a repository
  • Synchronise Data Models to ensure consistency between environments
  • Create and maintain the Universal Data Model (UDM)
  • Ensure that overall Data Architecture and Models comply with Standards, Compliance, Quality and Business requirements
  • Proven experience with Data Modelling tools
  • Engage and collaborate with multiple teams, individuals and vendors
  • Measure and continuously improve Data Architecture and Models
  • Ongoing support for Data Architecture and Models
  • Pass system knowledge and accountability to Group and utilising documentation, coaching and training activities
  • Act as a Trusted Advisor and Strategic Partner to the business and various 3rd-parties
  • Continuous self-improvement through on-the-job learning, training and networking via external events
  • Leading the activities and deliverables of a small team of data professionals

Experience Required

  • 5-10 years of experience in Data Architecture and Data Engineering roles
  • Excellent knowledge of relational and dimensional Data Modelling and DB design skills
  • Strong stakeholder management experience, particularly dealing with C-suite executives
  • Knowledge and experience with:
  • Data languages and tools such as SQL, Python, ETL, SSIS, Javascript
  • Market leading BI tools such as Cognos, Tableau, Power BI, SSRS, SSAS
  • Enterprise Databases such as SQL Server, Oracle, DB/2

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Exceptional analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly motivated individual with strong sense of ownership
  • Must be proactive with solid organisational and time management skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communications skills
  • Must have ability to document processes and procedures in a clear and logical manner including translating business requirements into technical requirements documentation
  • Ability to present technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Passion for data and technolog

Educational Requirements

  • BSc in Computer Science, Data Engineering, or similar field (or equivalent experience)

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Bonus
  • Healthcare cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Extensive career development opportunities

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