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Data Architect

Posted: 6 Oct 2020 Closes: 27 Oct 2020
Bingley £55,000 - £65,000
Permanent & Full-time EMEJL554419

Are you an Architect with experience in data science, modelling tools and methods, data warehousing, database management systems, as well as BI & data visualisation tools? 

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Data Architect to help shape our use of data to achieve our strategic goals.

Emerald Publishing:

Emerald Publishing is a global publisher linking research and practice. Founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that advance research and practice. Today, we continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields where we can make a real difference. We publish over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 case studies, via our dedicated research platform.

Part of Emerald Group, a global learning organisation with a presence in 130 countries worldwide, including both Emerald Publishing and Emerald Works.

The Role & Team: 

Working closely with stakeholders across the business and as part of an expanding architecture team, your role will be to identify opportunities for how data could transform the business and then prioritising these based on both their value and feasibility. Working alongside our Product Team, you’ll translate these data needs from the business and customers into technically feasible solutions and work within the agile delivery pipeline to implement them.

What You’ll Be Doing: 

One of the key objectives is to provide a single view of our data through a modern data platform, used to provide high quality data to operational systems, consumer facing products and visualization tools used for Business Intelligence and Data Science. 

You’ll be responsible for planning how to progress maturity in key areas such as Data Quality Management, Master Data Management, Data Architecture and Data Governance. This would include defining our architectural principles and guidelines for data management and governance. 

In addition, you’ll take a lead role in the creation of a clearly defined strategy and implementation of the tools and technologies used for enabling different data management processes and solutions as well as the delivery of data solutions that provide optimal benefit to the business and our customers. 

Who We’re looking For: 

  • Do you have experience in a senior-level data management role? 

  • We’re looking for expertise in Data Management Operating models including Data Governance Frameworks and the ownership of data across an enterprise. 

  • Are you able to define a vision, strategy and roadmap for data management as well as developing the case for change to enable that vision? 

  • Do you have experience in data science and data modelling tools and methods, data warehousing, database management systems e.g. SQL Server, as well as BI & data visualisation tools? 

  • We’re looking for someone with a track record in an agile development environment, using methods such as Scrum & Kanban. 

What’s in It for You: 

We value our people. Becoming a part of our team means you’ll join a trusting, and flexible environment with numerous opportunities to progress your career, as well as access to professional development and learning new skills. 

You’ll receive a wide range of benefits, such as flexible working, performance bonus, 6% pension contribution, a generous holiday allowance, life assurance and various benefits aimed at supporting your wellbeing and work-life balance. 


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