Solution Data Architect : Commodity Trading

  • Contract
  • London/Remote
  • Rate: c. £600-720 Per Day
  • Reference: J19108

Commodity Trading Solution Data Architect

Primarily an individual contributor but can be responsible for a small team. Main scope of work is to provide solution architecture development, consultancy and assurance to projects, making sure applications are well designed and conform to company standards and reference/segment architectures.

Translates the guidelines and standards into practice and solves common technical challenges and provides technical recommendations which have a perceptible impact on local business performance; actively drives the identification, development and implementation of new technologies and opportunities to optimise technology/IT systems. Contributes to the training and guidance of other professionals in the field. May represent the Company externally as a subject matter expert with suppliers, customers and external agencies. Empowered to make decisions on solutions within guidelines.

Applies TOE standards and raises step-outs if needed. Applies the standard architecture tools for creating and storing key architecture artefacts (IBM System Architect, PowerDesigner and/or ProVision); fosters re-use.

Manages the relation with a customer base on senior levels of business leadership JG1/2.

Understands the IT Strategic Roadmap and applies within the context of their organisational assignment. Uses the related reference architectures and roadmaps for Cloud, Mobile, Integration, OpenSource, Big Data, etc.

Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Skills and Experience:

Must Have:

• Commodity trading, investment banking, marine logistics and / or shipping experience
• Demonstrable experience in logical and physical data modelling.
• High degree of knowledge of master data management (MDM), with solid experience in MDM processes and implementing IT solutions for MDM.
• Experience using data and enterprise architecture toolsets.
• Experience in delivery of an enterprise data platform.
• Understanding of modern data processing and data platform technologies (esp. Microsoft Azure) and able to discuss their pros and cons to lead to a coherent solution design.
• Good communication skills.
• Good stakeholder management skills.

Desirable experience:

• Experience using SAP PowerDesigner
• Experience using Bizz Design or another enterprise architecture tool
• Experience using Microsoft Azure technologies such as ADLS, ADF, Azure Databricks, Azure Synapse, Azure Analysis Services

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