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Data Architect

Job Title: Data Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: April
Duration: 12 Months
REF: 16142/001_1576751911
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

I'm looking for an SC cleared Data Architect for a 12 month contract. You will be able to work remotely for the majority of this contract with visits to London required when necessary.

The role

  1. 1.Working within the Business Data Team, design well architected data platforms by collaborating with users and colleagues, using wide range of techniques, patterns and principles.

  2. 2.Develop foundational set of capabilities aligned to departmental strategy that enables rapid, reliable development of new data products & services

  3. 3.Provide technical guidance to development teams on architectural best practice across cloud, on-premise and inter-departmental solutions

  4. 4.Develop solution options, undertake impact analysis on alternatives

  5. 5.Continuous improvement through iterative architectural and technology techniques

  6. 6.Advise on the technical aspects of development, integration and support

  7. 7.Mentor & share technical expertise with solution designers, developers and other technology colleagues

Required experience

  • Demonstrable relevant domain experience of deploying hybrid cloud data solutions, particularly migrating on-premise solutions to cloud-based equivalents

  • Demonstrable solution architecture skills in big data, analytics and data engineering platforms within large UK public sector organisation

  • Demonstrable experience within the last 2 years of leading a project involved with integrating on-premise services with cloud environments

  • Experience in designing systems that are cloud agnostic, such as they work across different platforms

  • Demonstrable experience within the last 2 years of data platform design and implementation

  • Demonstrable experience with cloud cost-optimisation techniques with evidence of deliver of cost optimisation programmes

  • Demonstrable experience and expertise in designing systems that comply with public sector standards

  • Demonstrable experience in digital delivery to GDS standards including principles, tools and governance

  • 5+ years senior stakeholder engagement and management including demonstrable experience of building trust and ultimately strong relationships with previously disaffected stakeholders

  • Security Architecture skills with evidence of security design to government OFFICIAL level

Existing SC clearance is required for this role.

There is an application to write for this role, please send your CV for further details.