Data and Information Architect - Contract

Expiring today

Harvey Nash
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Data and Information Architect – Warwickshire – Contract (Outside IR35)

Rates: £600-£697 per day – 6 month contract with high chance of extension

The Role

Harvey Nash has been exclusively engaged to hire an experienced Information Architect, responsible for delivery of the Information Architecture elements of an HR (Human Resources) systems replacement. This will involve the responsibility of owning and driving the data and information architecture elements of the project. The role will involve full end to end aspects of the solution covering modelling, migration, data quality, data integration, reporting.

Key Responsibilities

* Build strong relationships with business SMEs and stakeholders and actively engage to understand the current data landscape and strategic business priorities. Map out the as-is and to-be states, whilst balancing the project deliverables.

* Produce data solution architectures to support the organisation’s Strategic Change Portfolio for the HR division

* Work within a multi-disciplined team including design/development teams and technology partners

* Work with HR Solution architect and business leads to develop the HR Replacement solution architecture focusing on the data and information aspects of the solution

* Capture and maintain the data architecture view (blueprints, roadmaps, models, dictionaries) for the HR division

* Deliver data migration (including archival, retention and decommissioning) covering structured data and document / content for HR replacement solution and processes. This includes working with the Data Quality service to profile, clean and remediate data quality issues

* Contribute to the formation of a corporate data model and dictionary for this area of responsibility

About you

I am looking for the following, although you don’t necessarily need all of the skills listed:

* Experience of Data management, complex data migrations for both structured data and document / content management solution architectures

* Experience of data quality practises within data migration and solution architecture

* Experience of archival, retention and decommissioning of both structured and unstructured data types. An understanding of DPA/GDPR in the context of archival and retention would be desirable

* Experience in data analysis, relational and dimensional modelling (conceptual and logical), with understanding of where and when to apply in a combination of COTS and bespoke delivery working in a multi-vendor environment

* Has a demonstrable experience working within HR or CRM domain as a data/information architect

* Experience in data integration, whether ETL or message based solutions

* Experience in reporting, both operational and data warehousing / data marts / Business Intelligence

* Experience of MS SharePoint desirable

* Has experience working in different SDLC methodologies, i.e.: waterfall, Agile, RUP etc

* Has experience of tool / product evaluation and selection to support solutions architecture

* Knowledge of Architecture frameworks, such as Zachman, TOGAF and how to apply these in the context of Data Architecture


Coventry/Warwickshire area – UK


Please apply as soon as possible to Michael Tyrrell at Harvey Nash by following the link. We will be looking to shortlist within 72 hours

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