Data Architect

Harris Global Ltd
London (Greater)
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Data Architect | Power BI | SQL - SSIS - SSRS - SSAS

Our client an industry leading organisation in London is seeking to hire a Data Architect to work on a permanent basis. The Data Architect will support software implementation projects and join the Technical Change & Delivery team.



  • The successful candidate must have at least 3 years working as a Data Architect, project Data Analyst, Business Analyst, software developer, or Enterprise Architect.
  • Experience in creating data models at all levels of abstraction, and working with analysts and developers to implement.
  • Experience on large projects involving enterprise application data integration and/or migration.
  • Experience of BI solution design incorporating dashboard tools such as Power BI/Qlikview/Tableau
  • Extensive knowledge of using Inmon and/or Kimball methodologies to deliver data warehouse data models
  • Experience of delivering a data warehouse on SQL Server, ideally 2016, including SSIS, SSAS Tabular, SSRS

Highly desirable:

  • At least 2 years experience of IT in the Financial Services sector.
  • Exposure to software in the any of the following areas: Stockbroking, Wealth Management, CRM or Market Data management.
  • Experience delivering master data solutions using SQL Server Master Data Services
  • Any experience of big data and analytics including Hadoop, Azure Data Lake etc.


  • Excellent communication (written and oral): the role requires the ability to influence senior managers, project teams and suppliers.
  • Datamodelling: Good working knowledge of Datamodelling using entity-relationship & UML notation.
  • T-SQL/DAX/MDX/C#/Powershell/SSIS
  • Basic working knowledge of business analysis techniques: in particular business process modelling, requirements analysis.

The Data Architect's activities are split into two complementary parts:

Projects: to support the procurement, analysis, design, implementation and testing of new software applications. Responsible for ensuring that the technical solution is compliant with the data architecture.

Architecture Development: extending and taking ownership of a series of working data architecture artefacts. In particular, the Data Architect will own the Conceptual Data Model and Corporate Logical Data Model. The Data Architect is also expected to work with other architects on a shared Enterprise Architecture model, comprising Process, Roles, Applications, Technology and associated Governance.

Data Architect | Power BI | SQL - SSIS - SSRS - SSAS

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