Data Warehouse Architect

Charles Taylor plc
London (East)
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
In this period of significant growth Charles Taylor is looking for a Business Intelligence Architect who will be responsible for leading the technical delivery for customers, both internal and external. You will play a key role in managing the day-to-day technical activities of the BI & Analytics team – onshore and offshore. You will liaise with senior stakeholders in articulating target solutions, delivery roadmap, and embedding best practices for architecture and development of agreed solutions. The technical lead manager has primary responsibility for setting the technical strategy working alongside the Director of BI & Analytics to manage the wider team, from both a tactical and long term perspective, driving technical innovation of both the existing estate as well as future propositions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining contact with significant customers and for maintaining client satisfaction on all projects
  • Develop existing engagement opportunities, and support in developing new clients, and establishing relationships within the business community
  • Manage a team of data warehousing, ETL developers to devise and deliver business intelligence and data analytics products
  • Maintain responsibility for the profitability of client related work within your portfolio as well as managing the profitability of these portfolios.
  • Support the director in all strategic, tactical, operational, financial, human, and technical resource managerial responsibilities.
  • Establish and execute a vision for the delivery of information and analytics platforms and solutions to the business’s key stakeholders, including, internal staff, partners and clients
  • Responsible for helping transform the company into a business that truly differentiates and competes on analytics.
  • Define, architect and build complex large scale real-time data processing platforms
  • Oversee the design, delivery, and governance of the core data warehouse.

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA or other post-graduate degree is a plus
  • Experience managing large (global) complex BI projects and teams ; strong project management and client relationship skills
  • Strong mix of business and technical acumen, with business process knowledge
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, mentoring, people development and team building skills
  • Extensive experience interacting with business stakeholders
  • Prior consulting experience and technical pre-sales POC/prototyping experience
  • Strong experience with BI and reporting tools – BOBJ, Oracle, Qlik, SSRS/PowerBI
  • Strong experience of Relational Data Warehousing (Kimball/Star Schema) Design and Build
  • Working knowledge of working with RDBMS (SQL Server/Oracle)
  • Knowledge of Enterprise ETL and other Data Integration/Blending/Wrangling tools
The ideal candidate will have a strong technology background who understands the fundamentals of Business Intelligence, Data Management and Analytics and can apply these to a number of different types of projects. This candidate should be able to work in a dynamic environment, interacting with both key business stakeholders, and will be able to work within a team.

What do we offer ?

A competitive basic salary with benefits

  • 25 Holiday Entitlement/Paid Time Off
  • Group Personal Pension (Up to 5 %)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Gym Membership discount
  • Employee Assistance Programme (provided by Health Assured)
  • Employee Discount Scheme with Charles Taylor Perks at Work

We are very proud of the fact that nine out of ten of our people recommend Charles Taylor as a place to work. We pride ourselves on having a positive work environment where our people are empowered to make the best decisions and where learning is valued highly and shared across our business.

We are very committed to ensuring our people are given continuous learning and development. As well as structured induction programmes and job training, we provide study support for relevant professional qualifications and have a Core Learning & Development Curriculum.

Charles Taylor is a fun and inclusive place to work where people are truly valued and encouraged to enjoy a host of social and sporting activities available. Quiz nights, tennis tournaments, football matches and a range of other events take place throughout the year

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