Data Architect- City of London

London, London
£70,000 - £90,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Data Architect
Location: City of London
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

The company client is an innovative and rapidly growing data team who are now in a process of re- shaping the way insurance uses data in the market. The business are actively seeking to select an experienced data architect responsible for reporting directly to the Chief architect. The successful candidate will be at the forefront of defining and shaping the businesses data roadmap. The new Data Architect will be offered a generous benefits package and the chance to join a professional and creative team that has some truly unique projects ongoing.

Job detailed description:

* This role will provide excellent opportunities for the candidate to be a real influencer on how the future of a global insurance brand uses data and makes decisions on its risks.
* As the data architect will be to work on project based work as well as BAU to align the data landscape to the roadmap in collaboration with Group Architecture and group PMO.
* You will be part of the TDA and data governance panels.
* The business in question is looking to change the way they use data to make sure that the business is able to underwrite insurance in a more competitive way than their competitors and therefore be more profitable.
* They will do this by improving the existing platforms and utilising newer technology to help underwriters and actuaries make more informed decisions.

Essential experience and competencies required:

* The successful candidate will be motivated and interested in becoming the go to person for data design
* Comfortable dealing with all levels from developer through to CxO
* Excellent knowledge of working in regulated industries.
* Ideally the candidate's background shows a career that is obsessed with bringing the best out of data and substantial experience in designing solutions
* You will also have worked on developing technical logical and physical data models as well as working with the business information architecture.

Skills set for his position:

* Expert with data modelling and data mapping
* Comfortable defining architecture from high level business requirements
* Strong architectural design experience
* Able to define business information architecture
* Research and discovery mentality to technology
* Experience within the financial services sector
* Technical leadership to matrix programme teams
* Comfortable working across local and cloud data
* Experience with advanced data concepts (Data Lakes, Data Science, Robotics, R, Machine Learning, Python etc.)

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.