Data Architect

14 Jan 2022
15 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Architect

Position Description
Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world's most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world who will give you a direct stake in its success?

Bridging the gap between multiple technology and business stakeholders, as the Strategic Data Architect you will define, validate and promote the appropriate strategies and solutions to deliver tangible data driven business benefits, aligned to an organisation's ambitions. Adept at leading and managing technical resources, you will differentiate yourself by forming trusted relationships with senior client business leaders (CxO) to translate technology solutions into business outcomes that drive revenue and / or reduce cost and operational risk.

You should be able to align business functions through data governance, strategies, communications and engagement, operating across the breath of the client organisation to deliver innovation, agility and strategic advantage, enabling key business outcomes.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Lead advisory engagements for data enabled business change, working closely with business and technology client stakeholders and having consideration for the end-user experience. As a key part of our Data Operations practice, you will have the opportunity to work with engineers, data scientists and consulting teams to build new data analytics offerings to support growth
• Support design and implementation, with expert knowledge of modern big data architecture, Business Intelligence, Data Governance and Management, Data Science and Machine Learning
• Professionally validate all aspects of complex solutions, including high-integrity, business critical security and safety related applications
• Align technology with organisation goals, identifying benefits and risk mitigation approaches. The Data architect role is expected to advise on Target Operating model considerations for data organisations
• Define and deliver the strategy for demonstrating compliance with appropriate technical standards for the bid, project and/or business unit
• Define and deliver the technical review strategy of data engagements, managing risk in the rollout of complex projects
• Deliver complete, end-to-end data data driven solutions that meet client expectations and requirements

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
As the successful candidate you will need to demonstrate knowledge of TOGAF principles and have experience designing value-led architectures, translating logical architecture into physical implementations.

You are also likely to have strong experience in designing and delivering successful solutions into live service whilst managing technical and business resources including to engineers, developers, value analysts and business consultants. A successful candidate will need to have experience in data architecture and digital technologies e.g. Azure, AWS, APIs, Microservice architecture, DevOps, Cloud data platforms (lambda architecture), BI architecture and strong data modelling skills. Skills in developing data analytics, automation and visualisation utilising disparate data sources.

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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