Data Architect

  • Job Reference: 7555
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2022
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  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This role will centre on design, implementation and maintenance of data models and related architecture for Azure Data Platform, providing technical expertise in evaluating requirements, developing efficient assets and maintaining technical design documents and data catalogues.  Postholder will provide expertise in evaluating requirements, creating technical design documents and applying Agile development methodology; develop high-performing and secure data models and repositories that support cloud data strategy including ingestion, validation, data quality, transformation, integration and modelling activities; monitor and optimise data models and repositories to support performance and contribute to continuing process improvement; deploy new or implement changes to existing data models in line with Change Management Framework; document and adhere to data platform policies; collaborate with internal or external stakeholders and contractors to develop data models; maintain professional and technical knowledge of evolving data landscape. 
Proven experience working with Data Factory, Data Lake Storage Gen 2, Databricks, SQL Database, Synapse and Active Directory is necessary, and Azure DevOps to manage tasks and CI/CD development in Agile framework; exposure to Azure Purview, Power BI and Profisee is an advantage; good knowledge of SQL and PySpark data processing languages; good working knowledge of parallel processing technology and data warehouse/mart architectures; experience working with non-relational databases and unstructured data is beneficial; ability to compile accurate and concise technical documentation; strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills; hold/keen to complete Azure Data Engineer Associate certification; training provided; quick to learn new systems.