Data Architect

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies
Main location: United Kingdom, England - London, London
Position ID: J1221-0495
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

The Data Architect will lead advisory engagements for data and BI enabled business change (Power BI and/or Tableau), working closely with business and technology client stakeholders and having consideration for the end-user experience. As a key part of our Advanced Analytics practice, the Bi Architect will have the opportunity to work with data engineers, data scientists and consulting teams to build new data analytics offerings to support growth
The Bi Architect will support design and implementation, with expert knowledge of modern big data architecture, Business Intelligence, Data Governance and Management, Data Science and Machine Learning solution
Bridging the gap between multiple technology and business stakeholders, as the Strategic BI Architect you will define, validate and promote the appropriate strategies and BI solutions to deliver tangible business benefits, aligned to the organisation’s ambitions. Adept at leading and managing technical resources, you will differentiate yourself by forming trusted relationships with senior client business leaders (CxO) to translate BI solutions into business outcomes that drive revenue and / or reduce cost and operational risk.

You should be able to align business and through governance, communications and engagement, operating across the breath of the client organisation to deliver innovation, agility and strategic advantage, enabling key business outcomes.
Be part of something exciting. Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world who will give you a direct stake in its success?

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Professionally validate all aspects of complex solutions, including high-integrity, business critical security and safety related applications
• Align technology with organisation goals, identifying benefits and risk mitigation approaches. BI architect role is expected to advise on a self-service Target Operating model considerations for the data and analytics organisations
• Define and deliver the strategy for demonstrating compliance with appropriate technical standards for the bid, project and/or business unit
• Define and deliver the technical review strategy of data analytics engagements, managing risk in the rollout of complex engagements
• Deliver complete, end-to-end data analytics solutions that meet client expectations and requirements

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

As the successful candidate you will need to demonstrate knowledge of TOGAF and have experience designing value-led BI architectures, translating logical architecture into physical implementations.

You are also likely to have strong experience in designing and delivering successful solutions into live service whilst managing technical and business resources including to engineers, developers, value analysts and business consultants. A successful candidate will need to have experience in data/BI architecture and digital technologies e.g. Azure, AWS, APIs, Data Warehousing and Lakehouse, DevOps, Cloud data platforms, BI architecture enabled by self-service and strong data modelling skills (Kimball, data vault).



  • Data Architecture
  • BI Architecture
  • DevOps
  • Microservices

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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