Senior Data Architect
I am recruiting a Senior Data Architect to join one of Edinburgh's growing retail banks. In this role you will be responsible for evolving the data landscape for the Bank and working with senior stakeholders across the organisation to ensure that the technology and IT capabilities supporting the data aspirations are in line with both business and IT Strategy. Key responsibilities include: *Lead the Architecture workstream and heading up a team of architects and designers working across both relational and Hadoop based technologies *Develop the data enterprise architecture domain and technology roadmaps in line with the Bank's business and IT Strategies *Establish the Data Architecture and Design principles *Ensure that the capabilities of the IT landscape with respect to data are well articulated and understood across the bank, and that they are leveraged to the ongoing benefit of the ban. *Lead design attestation activity for major data related programmes and projects The successful candidate will have: *An ability to be able to operate across both IT and business functions *Excellent relationship management skills including a proven ability to influence at a Senior Management and Executive level *Experience with MPP and RDBMS (Including Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server) *Experience of Hadoop and related components *Experience of industry data models and frameworks *Experience with data design tools - e.g. IBM Data Architect, Sparx EA, Erwin *Strong data modelling expertise *Experience of transforming business needs into functional requirements and proposing suitable solution architectures *Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs. If this position is of interest please apply with your most recent CV for consideration.