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Data Architect

Salary range: 
£25,000 to £30,000
Job/scheme locations: 
Preston but moving to Manchester in 6 months
Type of opportunity: 
Immediate job
Application deadline: 

The Data Architect will be responsible for the continual development of the company-wide data strategy whilst also defining data architecture, quality and governance. The optimisation of data models ensuring efficient queries will also be required. The Data Architect will be open to further developing their skills whilst also putting in place best proactive processes company wide.

The Data Architect will need solid knowledge of relevant technologies including SQL, building ETL processes, administering databases, creating / designing databases.

The post holder will build solid working relationships across the business and will continually identify and explore opportunities for collaboration in order to deliver cost effective solutions and innovative technologies that support delivery of the Group’s ambitions.

Key deliverables include, but are not limited to:

  • Ongoing development and expansion of the Group Data Platform.
  • Enhancement and expansion of the Group data model.
  • The curation of data across Group source systems.
  • Transfer of data from Group systems to the Group Data Platform via ETL processes.
  • The application and maintenance of data quality rules.
  • Maintaining and further developing the Group data dictionary.

Skills Required 

  • Customer focused with the ability to building and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with the business and other key stakeholders.
  • Relational Database skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to complex data problems.
  • Strong internal customer service ethic with a focus on service delivery.
  • Documentation skills.
  • Strong SQL skills (T-SQL/PLSQL).
  • Strong analytical and insight skills.
  • Solid understanding of data processes i.e. quality, governance, modelling.


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More about this vacancy

North West
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5