Data Architect- Outside IR35- Fully remote

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    BI, Data & Analytics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £600 - £700 per day

  • Contact:

    Amelia Brooks

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


My Client is recruiting for a Data Architect for a 6 month contract.

Fully Remote

Outside IR35

Lead in the development and implementation of a Data Reference Architecture and subsequently ensure the alignment of solutions within the Application Reference Architecture

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the on-going development of the Strategic Reference Architecture.
  • Lead on the production of the Data Reference Architecture; including development of Patterns, Principles, Standards and common capabilities.
  • Ensure industry best practice is applied to the data reference architecture and its application in delivery.
  • Provide guidance on Datamodelling, quality, metadata and data governance.
  • Ensure all deliverables and products have been developed with full stakeholder engagement.
  • Ensure all artefacts support agile and modern development methods, but do not compromise data architecture best practice.
  • Act as a focal point for thought leadership on all aspects of Data Architecture.
  • Introduce and promote architecture best practice in Analytics and Operational systems design
  • Set technical direction in the data space and maintain technical radars with knowledge of what works and what doesn't.
  • Promote, evangelise and provide leadership on the adoption of the Data Reference Architecture
  • Mentor junior Data Architecture members.
  • Rationalise and simplify the current data architecture to reduce data duplication and promote sharing.


  • Data Architecture Leadership.
  • Hands on experience of working on enterprise-wide complex Digital transformation programmes.
  • Must be full-stack' experienced.
  • Experience of Event-driven Architectures.
  • Experience of implementing Modern analytics architectures - Monolithic and distributed.
  • Experience of data architecture frameworks, technologies, tools and best practices.
  • Experience of implementing at scale in a large technologically heterogenous organisation.
  • Experience of performance engineering.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Technically current on all aspects of data implementation and architecture.
  • Kafka, event-driven architectures.
  • Distributed architectures, Microservices and agile implementation in both operational and analytics systems.
  • Mastering, standardising and sharing common data in a Domain Driven Context.
  • Modern Data Architecture concepts, methods and best practices.
  • Cloud as well as hybrid hosting-based data deployment experience.
  • Knowledge of Domain Driven Design and its application.
  • Knowledge of GDPR, data retention and regulatory/legislative compliance.
  • Mentoring, leadership and facilitating change on large data transformation programmes.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL server
  • BI Environment experience
  • Experience working with Big Data and ETL tools
  • Data Warehouse experience
  • Microsoft Stack- Desirable

If you meet the requirements and would like to find out more please apply and I will be in touch.

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