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Data Architect

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £700 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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Data Architect required. A Data Architect is required by one of Montash's clients, who are a bank based in London, on an initial three month contract.

The Data Architect will have the following skills and experience:

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of different data warehouse approaches (e.g. Kimball, Inmon)
  • Knowledge of different data design approaches
  • Experience working with different technical data storage solutions (e.g. RDBMS, Graph DB, Document-based stores, K/V stores, Column-based stores)
  • Experience working with different analytics storage solutions (e.g. DWH, data lake)
  • Knowledge of different analytics solutions (e.g. Qlikview, Power BI)
  • Knowledge of different reporting solutions
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management approaches
  • Knowledge of applications and implications of machine learning from a data perspective
  • Experience with different ETL technologies
  • Experience with cloud and SaaS technologies
  • Experience working in both Waterfall and Agile environments
  • Experience working with Microsoft/Azure technologies is desirable


  • Experience in designing enterprise-scale data solutions
  • Experience across spectrum of data-related activities, including data structure design, analytics, reporting & KPIs, governance
  • Experience in both greenfield and legacy environments
  • Strong stakeholder management in a regulated environment
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Self- starter attitude with drive to achieve
  • Commercial awareness with an operational and strategic mindset
  • Good sense approach in a transformational environment
  • Financial services experience strongly desirable

The Data Architect will be responsible for the following:

  • Define data-centric designs against initiative scope
  • Assess vendor and build options as appropriate
  • Contribute to enterprise architecture and strategic vision from a data perspective
  • Attend appropriate committees/forums
  • Ensure key principal risks are assessed and monitored, managed and controlled effectively aligned to the bank's risk appetite
  • Responsible for ensuring IT & Change governance is followed

Ensure the adherence to IT security policies

If you are a good fit please apply immediately.