Enterprise Data Architect

Gerrard White
01 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Enterprise Architect

Job Description
We are currently recruiting on behalf of a major UK financial services brand, looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect with experience in Data domain Architecture. Responsible for overseeing the architecture and technical direction of IT applications and systems, ensuring that the use of technology is aligned with the overall company direction and business strategy, managing a small, dedicated team of Solution Architects and working with the wider EA team across all domains to develop the enterprise architecture in line with the Business Strategy. In addition the Enterprise Architect will be responsible for influencing and directing the activities of other IT teams to ensure that IT strategy and architectural goals are achieved through the wider virtual architecture team

- Influence the strategy for future investment of IT department budget to enable the growth of the company.
- Able to authorise and create R&D projects to agreed budgets and timescales.
- Ability to think problems and solutions through clearly
- Ability to grasp new concepts and relate these to business situations
- Structured investigative and analytical skills required
- Extensive experience in IT in an insurance or financial services environment.
- Extensive experience in designing, building or implementing IT systems, across Applications, Data and IT Infrastructure.
- Demonstrable evidence of working within the full system development lifecycle process
- Proven knowledge of, and previous exposure to, a wide range of technologies and the ability to relate those to the technology in use or planned
- Able to understand at a detailed level how the various components of an IT infrastructure fit together. Able to articulate this in written and spoken words to both technical and non-technical staff.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to influence and negotiate at all levels up to and including IT management team
- Experience of an architecture framework and methodology such as TOGAF, Zachman, etc
- Educated to degree level or equivalent.
- Certification in relevant technology stack components or architecture frameworks is desirable, preferably including but not limited to;
Oracle Databases, No SQL Databases (DynamoDB,/ Mongo0
ETL Technologies (Talend, Oracle Goldengate
Tableau, SAS

Please send your CV or contact Alex Williams at Gerrard White Consulting for more details.

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