Lead Data Architect

£100000 - £120000 per annum

We are hiring an experienced Data Architect or Data Expert to join a large FS Technology Strategy team. As a Data Architect SME you will work closely with their engineering teams that are executing programs that need data expertise.

You will be the analytics subject-matter-expert on high visibility, high impact projects that the teams will undertake to support and advance their businesses, where you will drive the evolution of the strategic components of the data platform that powers their business applications and platforms and provide best practice architectural guidance to their engineering teams, specifically, to build data management oriented pipelines and platform.

You will also serve as an evangelist of the core building blocks of the technology strategy and direction that the Technology Strategy team crafts, and will work with internal stakeholders to ensure that the engineering projects align well with the data strategy and assume technical ownership of data capabilities on allocated projects / programs.

Key skills and Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Data Architect or Experienced Data Engineer
  • Experience gathering and analysing data requirements
  • Hands-on experience with SQL and Integration Tools
  • Experience in leading, designing and implementing cloud data strategies, and designing multi-phased implementation roadmaps
  • Hands-on experience in rolling out data platforms on premises using technologies such as Hadoop, Kafka, Apache Spark, Apache Flink, relational and NoSQL data stores at scale.
  • Hands-on experience with big data application development and/or with cloud data warehousing (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Redshift, Snowflake, GCP BigQuery)
  • Expertise in building data architectures that support batch and streaming paradigms
  • Understanding data management and governance concepts such as data quality, metadata management, etc.
  • Hands-on project experience with scripting/programming languages and supporting tools such as Python, Java, Scala
  • Experience in designing data engineering solutions using open source and proprietary cloud data pipeline tools such as Airflow, Glue and Dataflow
  • Experience with code management tools (e.g. Git, SVN

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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