Job title: Data Architect
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate from: GBP £500.00
Pay rate to: GBP £500.00
Job published: 12/05/2021
Job ID: 32240
Contact name: Dr Sanjeev Mehta
Contact email:

Job Description

Job Title: Data Architect

Day Rate: £500 (Outside IR35)

Location: Leeds LS9 7TF, Initially remote

Expected Contract Length: 12

Latest Start Date: Wednesday 30 June 2021

Security Clearance: DBS check.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Experience of establishing common data models and suitable structures to enhance reporting
  • Data Management skills including setting up frameworks describing the processes to plan, specify, enable, create, acquire, maintain, use, archive, retrieve, control and purge data
  • Experience of Data Ontology (Data Catalog, Data Dictionary and Data Literacy)
  • Experience of producing diagrams representing key data entities and their relationships
  • Ability to define the processes to capture, transform and deliver usable data to Information users and most importantly identify the people who will consume the data and their unique requirements
  • A solid foundation in systems development. Must understand the system development life cycle, project management approaches, and requirements, design, and test techniques
  • Demonstrable experience of data modelling and design in a large complex organisation
  • Experience and understanding of both established and emerging data technologies, including established data management and reporting technologies
  • Expert knowledge of SQL databases alongside some knowledge of columnar and NoSQL databases, predictive analytics, data visualization, and unstructured data
  • Excellent communication skills. Must be articulate, persuasive and have the ability to conceive and portray the bigger picture to others.
  • Experience of flowing data from source systems to business users and creating a series of interconnected data pipelines that serve various business needs using base data objects
  • Experience of working with multiple types of business users, Collaborating and coordinating stakeholders, partners, and external vendors
  • Experience or working knowledge of load operations and refresh rates (e.g. batch, mini-batch, stream), query operations (e.g., create, read, update, delete)
  • Experience or working knowledge of deployments (e.g., on premises, public cloud, private cloud, hybrid)
  • Experience of data processing engines (e.g., relational, OLAP, SQL, graphing, mapping, programmatic) and pipelines (e.g., data warehouse, data mart, OLAP cubes, visual discovery, real-time operational applications)
  • The ability to profile and tag data as it’s ingested and map it to existing data sets and attributes—metadata injection—a key function of data catalogs
  • Experience of the governance process and defining the access points for different classes of business users: data consumers, data explorers, data analysts, and data scientists
  • NHS experience desirable but not essential
  • Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP)
  • TOGAF 9 Certification Program
  • Certified Data Architect - Big Data

Note: Must have all the skills mentioned above


Closing date: Wednesday 26 May 2021