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Senior Data Architect

Core Business Services
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Your key responsibilities include

  • Create and maintain conceptual, logical and physical database models
  • Document functional requirements and system specifications into the data architecture and detailed design specifications for current and proposed designs
  • Document and adhere to development standards and best practices in database designs
  • Maintain highly effective and consistent communication within the team, peers, and the leadership team
  • Reverse engineer SQL code and modify it to solve problems/issues
  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of data governance practices
  • Design both data structures and data integration practices
  • Work closely with the infrastructure teams to create a physical environment to support data services
  • Evaluate new and existing (internal and external) technologies and services in support of data services and data analytics objectives 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Understanding of business process reengineering and business modeling concepts, business systems development and analysis
  • Hands-on experience in designing and implementing hybrid cloud solutions on Azure
  • Experience working with newer versions of SQL Server (2014 and newer)
  • Experience applying SAFe/Scrum/Kanban methodologies
  • Ability to exercise judgment in solving technical, operational, and organizational challenges
  • Expert programming, performance tuning and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrate proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options, and where appropriate, leading to resolution
  • Ability to mentor and lead more junior team members 
Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years demonstratable work experience as a Data Architect using data modeling tools such as Erwin, Toad or ER/Studio
  • Big Data Analytics experience
  • Experience designing data warehousing solutions
  • In-depth understanding of database structure principles
  • Seamlessly able to translate business requirements to technology requirements 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Erwin Data Modeling experience
  • Accounting and/or Tax knowledge
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure, Azure SQL, Azure Data Flow & Azure Data Factory
  • Expertise with No-SQL databases such as Azure Cosmos DB 
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Data Science, or related field preferred 
What we look for
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication, collaboration, and presentation skills
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Positive and constructive minded
  • Takes responsibility for continuous self-learning
  • Takes the lead and makes decisions in critical times and tough circumstances
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of integrity and honesty 

What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you 

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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