Solutions Architect – Data

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Solutions Architect – Data




Ref: E10221NL

Job Description

Our Financial Services Client is looking for a Solutions Architect - Data to join the team on a Permanent Basis.

We are specifically looking for an individual with a Data Architecture background to aid in providing focus for our Data architectural practices –owning both design and refinement of the enterprise wide data model

Job Responsibilities

  • Explore and clarify architectural data requirements for all internal projects, around the collection, cleansing, storage, sharing and use of data
  • Design the architecture of a typical toolbox of data technologies and communicate this design to a broad audience
  • Provide architectural direction on the technical aspects of data engineering and analytics
  • Research, develop & implement architectural best practice for data (data governance, data management, data quality monitoring & automated cleansing)
  • Provide clear, concise data models & structures needed to develop/ configure solutions that unlock business value
  • Define the execution/ automation of data governance processes & controls
  •  Responsible for the conceptual & logical data models used across the change portfolio
  • Support many and varied use-cases across MI, analysis and data science
  • Work cross-functionally to integrate a modern BI tools and approaches with legacy data warehouses
  •  Adapt agile development practices to incorporate data modelling, devising and writing
    assertions and validation that verify complex business logic
  • Work alongside data engineers, data scientists, developers, analysts and business users

Experience Required

  • 7+ years systems/solutions architecture experience
  • Strong stakeholder management and communications skills, both written and verbal to communicate complex ideas and explain technology and systems
  • Knowledge of regulations on data collection, use, storage (for example, infosec) and sharing (for example, 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
  • You 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 of Balancing Workloads, and Staff Mentoring
  • MS Azure cloud environment
  • Container technologies like Kubernetes/Docker
  • Relational Databases and data warehousing technology – in particular SQL Server & Oracle & MY SQL

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of insurance or financial services industry applications and functionality
  • Experience using JIRA and Confluence
  • Working knowledge of German language would be an asset

Educational Requirements

  • 3rd level qualification in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 37.5 Hour Week- Flexitime
  • Health Insurance Allowance
  • Car Allowance
  • Performance Related Bonus upto 20%

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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