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

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    London, England

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    Information Technology

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    £80000.00 - £90000 per annum

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    almost 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.

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 in Agile environments
  • Experience working with Microsoft/Azure technologies
  • Experience across spectrum of data-related activities, including data structure design, analytics, reporting & KPIs, governance
  • Knowledge of different data warehouse approaches (e.g. Kimball, Inmon) and 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 Master Data Management approaches
  • Knowledge of applications and implications of machine learning from a data perspective
  • Experience with different ETL technologies


  • 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