Data Architect



Opportunity type:

  1. Permanent




  1. Disruptive Technology

Date posted:

13 Oct 2020

Opportunity reference:


Opportunity description

Role: Data Architect

Start Date: Starting ASAP

Job Type: Permanent

Location: London/Remote Initially

I am working with a large Industrial Transport company who are looking to bring on a Data Architect. This role will be responsible for the development and implementation of data architecture aspects of the company's Digital Engineering strategy.


  • The job holder will lead on setting and maintaining the overarching Digital Engineering data architecture framework and standards for data production, exchange and management across key data types, including GIS, CAD and Asset Information
  • Develop and maintain Digital Engineering's data architecture and data model and ensure adherence to relevant enterprise strategies
  • Ensures the information architecture and data model is integrated with wider business and technology architectures such as the systems landscape and business capability requirements
  • Develop and maintain Digital Engineering's ontology framework, in-line with relevant industry standards, to support digital engineering data modelling activities
  • Engage with functional leads to develop and document a cohesive data dictionary framework, including taxonomy for CAD, GIS and Asset Information
  • Define and maintain an information requirements framework, including end to end information life cycle
  • Lead on all data structures activities and associated components related to Digital Engineering, including conceptual and logical data models

Essential Skills:

  • Experience and understanding of defining and building information/data models to provide a full understanding of data and expose relevant issues, risks and opportunities
  • Experience or understanding of information/data modelling in the context of organisational business architecture
  • Experience of working in large, complex organisations with multiple data requirements
  • Experience in influencing key stakeholders