Data Architect

Recruiter
Intec Select Ltd
Location
Reigate
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Data Architect - Insurance - Reigate

A market leading FinTec Insurance company requires an experienced Data Architect to be based from their offices in Reigate.

Overview: Our client has a paperless application process and is totally reliant on their ability to deliver a high quality eCommerce platform to market. Technology and application development in particular are therefore core to the success of the company.

Responsibilities
•Strategic definition of the information needs of the business
•Providing direction on all data issues
•Design of the data architecture, including:
•Analysis of the current physical model
•The target logical and physical data models
•The canonical data model for integration
•Mapping of the data items from current to target
•Data warehouses and data marts, and their population
•Governance over the evolution of the data architecture and sign-off for data models, through the design authority
•Research over trends in data analysis and manipulation techniques including analytics, 'big data’ and the ability to handle larger quantities of structured and unstructured information.

Skills and experience
•Understanding of the insurance industry business data
•Deep understanding of data modelling and analysis techniques
•Knowledge to manage complex data issues e.g. master data, performance, data distribution, data synchronisation, analysing unstructured data etc.
•Strong understanding of activities within primary discipline such as master data management, metadata management and data governance.
•Demonstrable experience in logical, and physical data architectures, design patterns, best practices, and programming techniques around relational modelling, dimensional modelling and data integration.
•Experience with data governance, big data, visualization and reporting tools, data profiling analysis and transformation.
•Strong business and data analysis skills
•Strong leadership and influencing skills
•Issue resolution

Attributes
•Thought leadership in the use of data management techniques to business issues in the life assurance industry
•Knowledge and experience to offer innovative, feasible and practical business-led solutions
•Leadership and interpersonal skills sufficient to win others over to the vision
•Ability to communicate effectively and decisively with business and technical personnel
•Credibility at Executive level

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