Data Architect

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£85000 - £100000 per annum
Business Sector:ICT
Job ref:BBBH151039
Post Date:June 05, 2024

Data Architect
+ Salary: £85,000 - £100,000
+ Security Clearance: Must hold SC or DV
+ Location: Romsey or Woking (Hybrid)

*UK Eyes only - Dual Citizenship or overseas card not eligible due to nature of projects

Areas of Responsibility/Tasks:

  • Help Defence customers develop their strategy for data as a strategic asset and define the appropriate level of governance needed and the appropriate processes.
  • Communicate the data strategy to non-technical stakeholders and technical experts.
  • Define and the architecture for data software and analytics solutions, either as standalone engagements or within a larger multi-disciplinary programme environment.
  • Support the Sales and Campaign functions to develop and foster client relationships and elaborate high level technical requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to junior members of the team.

Essential skills/experience:

Alongside your skills with Data specific technologies, you have a broad technical background which allows you to rapidly understand new systems and domains, and prototype solutions based on your experience and hands on approach. As a Data Architect, you will have a degree level qualification in a STEM subject, or you will have an education and level of experience which is comparable. You will have:

  • Experience of Data Architecture and Data Strategy in a UK Defence or other Public Sector context.
  • Good understanding of structured and unstructured data, and the techniques needed to exploit them in different ways.
  • Experience of working with Data and Software Engineers to provide deliverable solutions to complex data problems.
  • Experience of working in an Agile Framework
  • Appreciation of the different approaches required when working with cloud solutions versus traditionally hosted systems.
  • Experience of working with in Business Development and contributing to complex technical bids.

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Experience of building specifying Data Pipelines in a Cloud environment (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Knowledge of commercial and contractual frameworks
  • Scrum-master and/or Product Owner experience.

If you'd like to discuss the role in more detail, please send your updated CV to and I will get in touch.