Senior Data Architect
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- Company Info
Working here is about being there for our customers; we’re available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it’s also about you –how you develop and what you can achieve. We’ll help your talent thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.
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From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms – our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
- Job Duties
Define and evolve technology strategy and operating models allowing efficient acquisition and management of a single view of a customer, accessing it via a set of API, and deriving actionable insights from it. Ensure its alignment with high-level architecture principles and adherence to relevant IT Security and Information Protection policies
Champion data analytics self-servicing paradigm as a fundamental part of the digital workplace
Provide clarity for the target state vision for engineering teams and partners responsible for delivering the components of data infrastructure
Work with the users of data management and data analytics capabilities (e.g. data science teams) to understand their needs and help to make the best use of available technology
Establish best practice in organising data taxonomies and other information assets helping to discover and make use of enterprise data
Identify and act upon opportunities to bring along technology innovations that could enhance, accelerate, and de-risk the delivery of the capability, as well as empower its users to be more productive and efficient
Work within the wider L&G technology community to promote best practices in the use of the data infrastructure
- Skills Required
Degree level qualification or equivalent work experience
Track record in architecting and delivering scalable data management and data analytics platforms to large enterprises using Big Data technology components and cloud infrastructures
Experience in delivering data initiatives in customer-facing information-intensive industries such as financial services, e-commerce, or telecom. Cross-industry experience would be a big plus
Good grasp of the variety of tools and methods used by data analysts to arrive to actionable insights
Understanding of European data protection legislation
Excellent communication skills and ability to make themselves clearly understood by non-technical audience
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, as well as a 12% car allowance scheme, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
For further information about the role, please contact Lynn Morriss, UK Resourcing Lead, at email@example.com