Data Architect Contract West Sussex

Square One Resources
West Sussex
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Architect – Contract – West Sussex
Square One are looking for a Data Architect to come on board for an initial 3 month contract in West Sussex.
This is an initial 3 month contract, paying market rates.
Purpose of the role:•Reporting directly to the Head of Strategy and Portfolio lead the data architecture for the business, both to support long term strategic goals and specific projects, ensuring data is embedded from inception.
Architecture: •Produce internal design documents, to time and quality and review and quality control those produced externally•Contribute to the production of the Architecture strategy and corresponding rolling TS delivery roadmap under the direction of the Head of Strategy and Portfolio•Lead on reviews of data, technical infrastructure, architecture and application solutions•Contribute towards the production, implementation and management of processes and methodologies to ensure quality standards are met for all areas of IT, including software delivery, document delivery, change management, change delivery, etc.•Contribute to the production of templates for key Architecture and Quality deliverables, such as Business requirements documents, high level designs, detail designs, quality gate reviews, etc.•Ongoing monitoring of new processes, reporting to senior TS management team and continual improvement •Participate in the management and execution of tender processes to ensure they are run in good time, ensuring the right solution and value for money for the organisation
Essentials:•Experience of working in a data architect role •Has produced or been a key contributor to an IT strategy and roadmap•Proven knowledge and appreciation of several architecture, project and software delivery methodologies and practices•Experience of negotiating and managing IT contracts and budget setting and control•Excellent practical understanding of IT architecture principles and frameworks such as TOGAF.•Proven practical experience of several business analysis methods•Experience of business case development and benefits tracking•Good understanding of quality processes •Experience of producing high level, detailed and solution design documents•High level strategic, analytical and financial skills and the ability to assimilate and distil complex information•Excellent verbal and written communication skills – able to present and communicate in a clear, succinct and compelling manner, including communication IT delivery issues to non-technical staff•Ability to prioritise competing demands•Results oriented, delivery focused – setting and achieving high goals for personal and team accomplishment
This is an initial 3 month contract, paying market rates.
Data Architect – Contract – West Sussex
Notwithstanding any guidelines given to years of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.
Square One is acting as both an employment agency and an employment business, and is an equal opportunities recruitment business. Square One embraces diversity and will treat everyone equally: Please see our website for our full diversity statement.
This job was originally posted as