Data Architect

Job Description: Data Architect

Location: London, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire or West Midlands

Placement: Permanent

Salary: £55,000 - £80,00 dependant on experience

Candidate must be eligible to undergo DV clearance.

I am recruiting a data architect for a client of mine who are an IT systems integrator who operate within the UK defence sector. As a Data Architect, you will work alongside Programme Teams, Business Development Teams and Solution Architects you will also help to provide solutions for strategic customers', supporting business outcomes for critical national industries. Please see below for further details:


  • Provide data architecture skills and produce solution designs as part of the bid process
  • Work with delivery teams to design and implement modern, scalable data products using a range of new and emerging technologies
  • Utilise the concepts and principles of data modelling and produce relevant data models across multiple subject areas
  • Collaborate with customers on all aspects of data management including the assurance and integration of data services to meet the needs of multiple lines of business
  • Recognise and exploit business opportunity by leveraging data architecture and design best practice
  • Communicate effectively across organisational, technical and political boundaries, understanding the context

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience as a Data Architect or a background in Data Management
  • Data Modelling and Database Design
  • Data Platform Modernisation
  • Cloud Data Services e.g. AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence
  • Data Migration
  • Metadata Management
  • Stakeholder Management & Data Governance
  • Pre-sales content contribution and pricing for new business pursuits