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Competitive Salary - Architecture & Design - Yorkshire
Ref: 237 Date Posted: Tuesday 24 Apr 2018
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My Client is a long-established media company who is currently seeking a Head of Data Architecture (Big Data, Real Time, Data Pipelines) to lead the end-to-end delivery of software products for their data platforms. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a very successful organisation to be based in West Yorkshire, voted Top Company to work for in Sunday Times listing, progressing your career within a data-driven organisation, designing and building their next generation data platform across multifunctional teams.

Role responsibilities of the Head of Data Architecture:

  • You will be responsible for developing data pipelines to customer-facing products together with internal systems using real-time decisioning and their Hadoop ecosystem.
  • You will lead teams of data architects, developers, business analysts and software testers to deliver business solutions of the highest quality.
  • You will be responsible for service delivery, identifying problem areas and ensuring a healthy balance between development and optimisation activities.
  • You will work with product managers and stakeholders to agree road maps and strategy along with managing the design and development of software solutions

The skills and experience the Head of Data Architecture will need:

  • Experience working within an agile environment, ideally using Kanban and Scrum technologies.
  • Strong working knowledge of real-time data processing and decisioning methodologies.
  • Experience working with Data Architectures and Big Data Platforms.
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills in order to support the facilitation of teams within the business.


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days holiday (with option of buying and selling up to 5 days)
  • Health & Dental insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

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