Data Solutions Architect

Data Solutions Architect

We are on the lookout for a Data Solutions Architect  who will be responsible for consistent and successful delivery of business engagements from initiation through completion. This position works with Account Managers to develop proposals and statements of work for new business and collaborates with delivery enablement and resource management to staff engagements. Enables communication between clients, project teams and our internal support staff.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Actively seek opportunities for expansion and growth within clients
  • Manage and drive account plans for assigned accounts
  • Build primary, trusted advisor relationships with clients to engage and strategize with senior level executives to identify additional areas of opportunity within data management, analytics, digital, etc.
  • Conduct periodic business review(s) within assigned accounts with clear articulation and measurement of business value brought through our engagements
  • Become a trusted advisor to senior level executives at client organizations to demonstrate data management capabilities
  • Oversee successful delivery of services on client engagements in alignment with business requirements, project objectives, contracted deliverables and methodologies. Leverages technical and competency leads to provide appropriate consistent, competent expertise
  • Management of client communication, budget tracking, ensuring adherence to delivery standards and monitoring team performance
  • Develop action plans to consistently address underperforming projects
  • Conduct engagement analysis to identify client issues, risks, opportunities, and their associated potential impacts
  • Identify and produce engagement metrics to be used in tracking engagement success
  • Identify, onboard, assemble, and manage resources required to fulfil planned delivery to customer expectations
  • Manage project change requests, change orders, and corrective actions to ensure project success
  • Work with the Finance team to manage invoices, provisions, forecasts on a monthly basis
  • Facilitate consistent communication to stakeholders outlining status, risks, issues, and action plans, including accurate and timely updates to project sponsors
  • Assist with the recruiting of new consulting employees and contract resources by performing technical and non-technical interviews and providing feedback to hiring manager and recruiting

What you can bring:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business or IT or 5 years of relevant professional experience.
  • 10 years of professional experience with BI/DW implementations and enterprise data management
  • 3 years of experience in technical architecture (Previous Data and or Solutions Architecture experience is essential with strong ability to articulate and describe technical solutions)
  • Have hold previous Data and or Solutions Architecture roles with a strong appreciation for Data and Proficiency in Data Modelling and Dimensional Modelling
  • Experience with business intelligence, data integration, and SQL database implementations
  • Led project and development teams in implementation of complex systems.
  • Highly competent with MS Project and standard desktop MS Office applications.
  • A deep level of experience creating and managing project plans, including estimation, task identification, resource planning, resource balancing loading, and risk mitigation
  • Proven knowledge of Software Development Lifecycles and Methodologies (i.e. Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Ability to lead team members, directly or indirectly, in completing high-quality major deliverables and produces results.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage complex project dependencies
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a trusted advisor that builds influence with client management beyond simply EDM.
  • Ability to conduct presentations to senior managers and large groups (25+) with calmness and ease.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpolate from abstract material
  • Ability to partner across the organization to coordinate resources and solve issues
  • Project management and estimation
  • Clear written and spoken communication
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of the types of technology/tools available and how these are used in EDM solutions. This includes an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of leading technologies/ tools such that they can have a meaningful discussion of such with clients and team members.

What would be advantageous to have:

  • Experience with master data management, data governance
  • Experience with sales and/or pre-sales
  • Knowledge of project management discipline and methodologies, including Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban
  • Experiencing managing project teams of 5-20 people

What’s in it for you:

  • A competitive salary with a generous bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Critical illness life assurance at 4 x your annual salary
  • Income protection insurance
  • Rewarding pension.
  • Cash back cards, in which you can earn cashback while enjoying discounts, promotions, and offers from top retailers.
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
  • Flexible hybrid working model.

If this sounds like it could be you, get in touch!

Hybrid working model, 2 days per week in a London based office.

Mirai believes in the power of diversity and the importance of an inclusive culture. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, understanding that a range of perspectives strengthens both our team and our partners’ teams. This is just one of the ways that we’re taking positive action to shaping a collaborative and diverse future in the workplace.

 

To apply for this job email your details to emma.crabtree@miraitalent.com