The role of the Chief Data Architect will be to manage the group's Data platform, consisting of capabilities such as; real-time integration, machine learning, AI and Continuous innovation with the use of Cloud and Big Data technologies.There is currently a very strong Data team in place with the responsibility to drive these initiatives. The role of the Chief Data Architect will be to lead, drive innovation and to motivate these individuals.
- Create and maintain the Data Architecture for the entire group, providing guidance on solution architecture, engineering principles and implementing data applications using existing and emerging technology platforms.
-Work with Data Scientists and Business Stakeholders to understand the Data needs.
-provide thought leadership and direct all data driven analytics, methodology and innovation within the innovation lab.
-Design data capabilities using Talend, Scala, Python, Redshift, Cassandra and Spark.
- Work as part of the global team using Agile delivery mindset.
-Strong experience in end-to-end implementation of data intensive analytics based projects eg. Data acquisition, ingestion,integration and transformation.
-Strong knowledge of design, development and implementation utilizing data engineering technologies.
-Strong experience of event based architecture, AWS and GCP
-Strong expertise building data heavy solutions in AWS, using AWS technologies - EC2, EMR, Lamba etc.
-Understanding of setting up CD/CI pipelines
- Experience of developing innovative data technology teams
- Comfortable interacting with and managing senior stakeholders from both the Business and Technology.