Data Architect


RS Components are currently seeking an experienced Data Architect for an exciting new position that has just arisen within the company. Previous experience with Data Cataloguing and Modelling is essential.

Location: Work from Home (Base location in Corby, Northants)

£Salary + Bonus + Benefits

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5.30pm

This role is working within a team that is key to getting the right 'data design' from the onset for initiatives across our business. The role will also be key in incorporating additional data sources and designing new data structures in the data ecosystem. As our maturity in the data space evolves, this role will also be helping to lead the charge in designing and developing data products for us to monetise.

Key Accountabilities

Creatingarchitectures for Data Warehouse, Master/Reference Data, and Integration for data processing
Creatingconceptual, logical, and physical data models for analytics and, where applicable, operational data structures in accordance to industry best practices
Supporting PoCs from design to implementation
Ensuring that accurate traceability and lineage is documented
Developing great working relationships and communication channels with the relevant departments

Scope of the Role

This role reports to the Lead Senior Data Architect and will take responsibility for providing data architecture and integration designs for initiatives across the business. This will include creating and maintaining the design artefacts and documentation. The role will also be working within the team to help drive forward the data ecosystem and developing data products to be monetized.

Key Stakeholders

The primary internal stakeholders that this role will be interacting with are data engineers, subject matter experts for each data set, and Digital, Data & Technology customers. These stakeholders may be at all levels within the business. This role will also have external stakeholders that may be either data consumers, data sources, or both for RS.

We are looking for:

At least 2 years of experience in Cloud technologies like AWS, MS Azure, Google BigQuery, Bluemix
Experience with any of Cloudera, Horton Works, MapR stack
Data modelling experience (conceptual, logical, physical)
Knowledge of Big Data solutions including Hadoop, Spark and open source technologies
Experience of working with structured, semi-structured, and unstructured information
A strong knowledge of data flows, data analysis, and data profiling
Experience of transforming traditional Data Warehousing approaches to Big Data based approaches
Strong SQL and NoSQL skills, data management knowledge and expertise in data architecture
Passionate about data
Always setting a high level of professionalism
Ability to establish credibility and develop effective business relationships with colleagues
Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
Willingness to learn
Pragmatic thinker
Keen attention to detail
Exceptionally self-motivated
Fun to work with
Articulate with strong presentation and storytelling skills

University degree 2.1 or higher (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Statistics or equivalent
Hands on heavily SQL technical background, possibly DBA or data development
Exposure to service orientated applications including RESTful APIs
Exposure to Agile methodology
Exposure to Graph database solutions
Cloud certified (eg AWS)

What we offer

You can take control of your future here at RS Components. We offer all the good stuff you'd expect like:
Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
On top of your 25 days holiday, you can buy up to 5 extra days to enjoy how you wish
Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
Generous, market-leading pension; it's never too early to start planning for your future
Training and development opportunities

Grow in our high-performance culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.
RS Components
London, United Kingdom, gb
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