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Data Architect - Azure - Financial Services - London - £90,000

  • Location

    London, England

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    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £85000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Data Architect - Financial Services - London - Up to £90,000

Our client a FTSE 250 financial services organisation with a revenue of £3.6 billion, are actively seeking a Data Architect to join their expanding team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a greenfield project for a UK challenger bank.

This role will involve travel between both their London and Brentwood sites and will also offer the opportunity to work from home 1/2 days per week.

The Data Architect role will be aligned across a number of initiatives and is charged with promoting data as an asset across the enterprise. They will act as an advisor to projects on how to most efficiently deliver data-centric solutions, whilst maintaining quality controls and aligning to the strategic enterprise architecture vision. The Data Architect will also contribute to data-centric elements of the strategic enterprise architecture vision.

Essential Skills:

  • Previous Financial services experience
  • Experience in designing enterprise-scale data solutions
  • Experience working with Microsoft /Azure technologies
  • Strong knowledge of Data Lakes
  • Need to have previously worked across IT and Business areas and comfortable managing stakeholders of all levels.


  • 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, in accordance with risk appetite

If this Data Architect role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Data Architect - Financial Services - London - Up to £90,000