Version 1 Birmingham
Senior Data Architect Azure
Department: Digital Development & Architecture
Version 1 is celebrating 25 years in the IT industry this year and we continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success.
Version 1 is not just a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner; we are also an award-winning employer and our employees are at the heart of Version 1.
We invest in a strong culture of wellness through programs that help our employees create their journey toward optimal wellbeing. This framework is based on the ‘Strength in Balance ‘theme and this seen again in our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Team motto “Bring Your Difference”.
As the volume of data managed by Version 1 customers continues to grow, many organisations struggle with defining their strategy, and shaping the technology solutions that will enable them to fully realise the value of the data they hold.
This role will work at the forefront of Version 1’s mission to prove that IT, can make a real impact on our customer’s business. You will work with customers in a variety of industries to help shape their data strategy and the technology solutions that support them.
We’re looking for a passionate, experienced data professional, with excellent consulting and communication skills to help out customers on their data journies.
You will be responsible for the design of solutions using Version 1’s approach to the Modern Data Platform. This will include:
- Understanding the information needs of our customers and defining the technology solutions to address them.
Shaping Data Strategy for medium and large organisations in the Public & Private sector
Defining standards, principles, and reference architectures for Version 1 data solutions.
Design of enterprise data models and Data Lake, Data Fabric, and Data Warehouse solutions.
Implementing Data Governance frameworks that focus on how Version 1 customers can unlock value from their data.
Specification of ETL pipelines, data integration and data migration approaches.
Design & implementation of Master data management solutions.
Specification of Data Quality Management methodology and supporting technology tools.
Working within a project management/agile delivery methodology in a leading role as part of a wider team.
Development of proposals, tender responses and other commercial documents as part of the presales process.
Experience in shaping Data Strategy & Enterprise Data Architecture
Deep understanding of the DAMA Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK), experience in assessing an organisation’s maturity level against this framework, and developing recommendations & strategy based on this assessment.
Hands-on experience Architecting and delivering solutions using the Azure Data Analytics platform including some of the following: Azure Databricks, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Data Factory, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure Storage, Azure SQL Data Warehouse/Synapse, Azure Data Lake, Azure Search.
Experience in designing, planning, and implementing data integration solutions using technologies such as Mulesoft, BizTalk, Azure Integration Services.
Knowledge of modern Data Lake & Data Fabric design patterns with demonstrated real-world experience
Knowledge of multiple data warehouse design methodologies (Kimball, Inmon, Data Vault) and real-world experience
Knowledge of Business Intelligence & Data Visualisation solutions such as Power BI, Tableau, or Qlik.
Experience in implementing Master Data Management & Data Quality solutions and integrating these into enterprise data solutions
Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.
We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!
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