Solution Architect (Data) – Contract

Solution Architect (Data) – Contract
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Job Description

My Global Financial Services client is looking for a Contract Solutions Architect to join their team for a number of exciting projects. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing direction and leadership to project teams;
  • Developing data architecture and designs for application and infrastructure projects;
  • Ensuring solutions follow to present and future business objectives;
  • Designing the architecture of a typical toolbox of data technologies and communicate this design to a broad audience;
  • Providing architectural direction on the technical aspects of data engineering and analytics;
  • Providing clear, brief data models & structures needed to develop and construct solutions that unlock business value;
  • Defining the execution/ automation of data governance processes & controls;
  • In charge of the conceptual & logical data models used across the change portfolio;
  • Supporting many and varied use-cases across MI, analysis and data science;
  • Working cross-functionally to integrate a modern BI tools and approaches with legacy data warehouses; and
  • Adapt agile development practices to integrate data modelling, devising and writing assertions and validation that verify complex business logic.

Experience Required

  • Strong stakeholder management and communications skills, both written and verbal to communicate complex ideas and explain technology and systems;
  • 6+ years systems/solutions architecture experience;
  • Knowledge of regulations on data collection, use, storage (eg infosec) and sharing (eg GDPR) – in the Ireland and internationally – and how they affect technical requirements;
  • Architectural knowledge of the Azure & AWS public cloud platforms, associated NoSQL databases, integration and reporting technologies;
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of data, databases, and data technologies including AI, ML, ETL, BI;
  • Know how to prototype in collaboration, to better understand what a business problem, explore a complicated concept, or demonstrate the art of the possible;
  • Good knowledge of Application Engineering, and DevOps / Agile practices – experience of Agile Methodologies and operating in agile / scrum based teams;
  • Strong competencies in Strategic Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Problem Solving, Working on own initiative;
  • Experience within a recognised application/service delivery process and methodology and understand the importance of Change Management, Testing and Documentation;
  • Experience in producing high quality architectural and design documentation, and delivering presentations to senior management and project teams;
  • Good knowledge of current Application, Infrastructure and Security Frameworks;
  • Previously designed and then participated as the Project Architect in the delivery of Application and/or Infrastructure Solutions, and be able to reference successful implementations.
  • Experience working with the below technologies:
    • MS Azure cloud environment.
    • Container technologies like Kubernetes/Docker.
    • OS: AIX, Microsoft Windows Server
    • Relational Databases and data warehousing technology – in particular SQL Server & Oracle & MY SQL
    • Authentication: IBM TAM/TIM, Active Directory,
    • eBusiness applications using J2EE
  • Worked with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA);
  • Web services (SOAP and REST)
  • Excellent problem solving skills, and ability to craft effective solutions
  • Experience using JIRA and Confluence; and
  • 3rd level qualification in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline.

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