SC Cleared Solutions Architect [Data Governance & Security]

Ref: ZR_8426_JOB  ·  Posted on 18 July 2024


Our client is passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for their clients, helping their people to realise their potential, and doing their part to create a prosperous society.

Every day our client helps major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects worldwide.

Our client’s team is dynamic, innovative, and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Their clients value their proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality they deliver. As a result, people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Our client is seeking an experienced Data Architect to join their consulting firm. The ideal candidate will have experience in leadership, team building and mentoring, data modelling, data architecture, data pipeline, data engineering, and data science.

Key responsibilities
  • Leading and mentoring a team of data architects responsible for designing, developing, and implementing data solutions for our clients.
  • Designing and building solutions that best meet the business needs and are aligned with the digital strategy and roadmaps.
Skills & experience


  • Experience working with major application development platforms (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • Strong background in architecture with real-world experience of architecting, designing, and delivering large IT projects.
  • Ability to build strong relationships across a wide range of clients in multiple industries.
  • Able to understand the long-term needs of the solution you are developing, and enable delivery by building a rapport with team members both inside and outside of the organization.
  • Deep-seated functional knowledge of key technology sets.
  • Comfortable rolling up your sleeves, getting involved, and diving into delivery challenges.
  • Experience in building and leading a tight-knit delivery team.
  • Experience accomplishing exceptional project outcomes in a respectful and supportive culture.
  • A proven grasp of architecture development and design thinking in an agile environment.
  • Ability to adapt delivery techniques to drive outstanding project delivery.
  • Experience developing others to build architecture capability across an organisation.
  • Exposure to adjacent technology domains such as other platforms, networks, and cyber security.
  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to relate complex topics in simple and accessible language.
  • Effective team player, naturally looking beyond your own area/organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others and build trust-based relationships with leaders and employees.
  • Able to use insight and good judgment to deliver commercially sound, efficient and pragmatic decisions and solutions, and to respond to situations as they arise.
  • Good hands-on skills in key technologies, and an ability to rapidly assess new technologies with a commercial mindset.
  • Advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. A postgraduate qualification will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in data architecture, with at least 2 years in a leadership role.
  • Strong experience in data modelling, data architecture, data pipeline, data engineering, and data science.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Strong knowledge of data architecture best practices, methodologies, and standards.
  • Excellent leadership and team mentoring skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Additional benefits
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Cover.
  • 27 days holiday (+ x8 public holidays).

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of SC Clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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