Current Vacancy

Data Architect

We are looking for an experienced and intellectually curious individual, who is hungry for success, to join our growing company in this key role within the Data Practice.

Our people are our company and we work hard to give them a satisfying, fulfilling and rewarding experience. We have a large number of FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and public sector clients and are looking to expand our portfolio significantly.

Rewards

As well as a competitive salary, the successful candidate will be eligible for additional rewards including profit share scheme, contributory pension and flexible working.

Are you

• Highly motivated, intellectually curious and a forward thinker?
• Able to translate and clearly formulate technical issues and solutions?
• Customer focussed with excellent attention to detail?
• Able to build excellent client and internal relationships?
• Able to take the lead and recognise opportunities?
• Committed to your own development and willing to undertake relevant development opportunities?
• Flexible in your approach to work in order to meet deadlines?

If the answer to these questions is yes and you are interested in this role, please read on.

The Role

Working as part of the data practice you will work on design & implementation of data solutions for customers across a variety of sectors. The work covers a wide range of activities including migrations of data & applications into public cloud offerings, greenfield application development, and Analytics/ETL/Data Warehousing projects.

The breadth of the role will require the successful candidate to positively grasp the inevitable opportunities for gaining experience in new areas and development.

This job requires travel to client sites and other company offices.

Main Responsibilities

• Contribute to the scope & design phase of cloud data platform solutions
• Implement & deliver cloud data solutions
• Provide consultancy & advice to specific scenarios & problems within the data space
• Define and communicate complex data concepts to technical and non-technical people
• Contribute to design, code review & test processes
• Stay current with industry and competitive research and information

Requirements

Essential
• Experience in a variety of data technologies & paradigms including Relational/SQL, KeyValue/Document & Object/File stores
• Experience of working in cloud & hybrid cloud environments
• Ability to extend existing knowledge of data systems to new technologies, implementations & languages at pace
• Working knowledge of general IT principles (Server Configuration, Networking, Security, Directory Services, DNS, Encryption etc etc)
• Excellent problem solving and data analysis skills
• Experience of project delivery including large, complex projects
• Excellent problem solving and data analysis skills
• Excellent communication and presentational skills, confident and methodical approach, and able to work within a team environment
• Associate Tier Certifications (E.G. MCSA SQL Server 2016, AWS Developer Associate)

Desirable

• Professional Tier Certifications (E.g. MCSE Data Management & Analytics, AWS Solution Architect Pro)
• Experience in Infrastructure as Code paradigms, ideally CloudFormation, AzureRM and associated CLI Tools
• Experience in the automated testing of data solutions
• Experience of project delivery including large, complex projects
• Exposure to data and analytics application build processes at all stages of the software development lifecycle
• Experience in performing analysis and design for Data Management and Data Driven projects
• Experience in any of the following would be advantageous: Data Quality Services, Master Data Management, Data Visualisation, Predictive Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Job Type: Full-time & Permanent
Location: Leeds and Glasgow
Salary: Up to £50k (dependent on experience)

This is an excellent time to join a fast-paced growing company. If you have the relevant experience, we would love to hear from you – please get in touch by submitting your CV.

If you want to work in a talented team and be a part of a company that values their people, then please get in touch by submitting your CV.

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