Head of Data Domain

Ordnance Survey
Circa £95,000
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
New opportunity not to be missed! Ordnance Survey has a unique opportunity available for a Head of Data Domain Information Architecture and Modelling to join the team in Southampton. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a competitive salary of circa £95,000 per annum and excellent benefits - this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding career. Ordnance Survey produces digital map data, online route planning and sharing services and mobile apps, plus many other location-based products so you know exactly where you are. Through the success of our mapping data, we've also attracted the attention of governments across the world who want what we have in Great Britain; so we help other countries to build the same capabilities in quality data accumulation and management. About the Role You will be responsible for defining & then delivering the Data & Information Architecture Vision / Strategy for one of the worlds leading geospatial organisations. As the Head of Data Domain Information Architecture and Modelling, you will play a critical role in the development of data solutions & capabilities and be at the heart of an organisation with a clear strategy to become a World Class Geospatial business leveraging its data assets. About you The purpose of this role is to define & lead how we will improve our ability to leverage our Data and analytics architectures. You will be responsible for defining the vision, strategy and principles for enterprise data management, delivering the data management roadmaps, standards, tooling and policies, as well as guiding the realisation of the strategy, and leading the development of data architecture artefacts. You'll be the leading subject matter expert driving business enablement by serving as a liaison between key data consumers, solution development, integration and governance teams, working alongside Enterprise Architecture and IT to inform, educate and enforce data management. You will liaise closely with business and solution architects to maintain mapping of key data to processes and applications, and to ensure that application and technology solutions are aligned to enterprise data management principles and policies. What we look for in the Head of Data Domain Information Architecture and Modelling - Appropriate and demonstrable experience as a Lead Data Architect - Experience in/awareness of Cloud services - IAAS, SAAS, PAAS etc. and solutions from cloud providers such as -AWS, Azure, and Oracle - Experience in/awareness of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) between legacy, COTS and bespoke applications - Working knowledge of legislation and regulation governing data access, storage, protection and retention - Experience of collaborating with colleagues that focus on other enterprise architecture domains including business architecture, application architecture, and technical architecture - and able to explain how the data architecture domain fits with these - Demonstrable experience, and appreciation of the relative merits of a variety of database technologies e.g. relational, NoSQL, graph, as well as related technologies and concepts such as data warehouses, data lakes, etc. - Experience in Data Management and Governance tools e.g. data modelling, migration, MDM, RDM, Metadata, profiling, ETL, Orchestration - Keeps track of innovations and innovative companies in the relevant areas e.g. Data Management, Analytics and Data Science - Practitioner certification in ToGAF, DAMA and/or equivalent frameworks Whether you're building strong relationships with stakeholders or making sure that data solutions are aligned to business and technical strategies, you'll be working to deliver real and demonstrable value to the business. Strong leadership experience in data architecture is therefore essential, as is the ability to create and articulate appropriate solution concepts for a variety of stakeholders. We offer a fantastic benefits package to the ideal Head of Data Domain Information Architecture and Modelling! - A great pension scheme - Salary circa £95,000 - Performance related bonus - 25 days annual leave (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 days over Christmas - Flexible working - Retail, leisure, sports, health and technology discounts - Paid volunteer day - Training and development opportunities to keep your skills current - Access to social clubs including running, volleyball, yoga, photography and our choir - Support for your health and wellbeing from eye care vouchers, child care vouchers and health checks Closing date: 16th October 2017 Why not click 'apply' today? Don't miss out on this opportunity to join the world's leading map making and big data organisation as our Head of Data Domain Information Architecture and Modelling.
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