Job ID 338168
Vitality, Data Architect, Bournemouth, £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Hybrid role – 2 days a week in the office, 3 days a week at home.
We’re the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices. With 1.25m+ UK members and more than 25m globally, we’re out to make the world a healthier, happier place.
That applies as much to our people as it does to our members. So, as well as a highly competitive pay package, you’ll enjoy: Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks, and access to our full range of partners and rewards.
About the Data Architect role:
The Data Architect role will be accountable for blueprinting the underlying data strategy to assist the implementation of data maturity.
You will enjoy working with the latest cloud environments, cutting edge technology and help shape new data pathways in a company that helps people live healthier lives.
The right candidate will possess a desire to work in fast-paced environment, with the ability to consistently deliver exceptional results on demanding timelines.
Your responsibilities as our Data Architect will include:
Collaborate with a central design authority and senior data engineers to conceptualize, design and develop a data and information service framework
Help visualize how the changes in data acquisitions can affect the landscape within the data framework (conceptual, logical, physical)
Work with the Data Engineering team to implement robust and reliable data architecture to sustain high-performance Kafka streams and predictive models
Create a repeatable framework for MLOps which help with inference and calling predictive models
Introduce a balance of languages and tools that enable data to seemingly transverse the company estate, which ensure robust data pipelines linking various systems
Identify potential technical opportunities to enable higher delivery of data products and improvement areas
Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality within architecture limits
Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
Work collaboratively with the Data Science, System Architecture, and other IT delivery teams to design and construct data frameworks which can efficiently exchange data between platforms
Own and drive the future state architecture and associated delivery roadmaps
Contribute to Enterprise level Data Architecture visions with the company group
Work closely with key stakeholders (Chief Data Officer and Data Management) to implement and influence the Group’s strategy
What we're looking for in our Data Architect:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Systems/Sciences/Maths
5 years of experience in business intelligence, data warehousing, data management and data delivery, database and ETL technologies
Strong technical experience in designing solutions for data Lakes, supported on premise and cloud architecture
Microsoft SQL Server technologies (SSIS)
5+ years on data architecture & modelling in Big Data technologies
Experience designing effective streaming systems, using technologies like Spark Streaming and Apache Kafka
Expertise in defining the right architecture for exposing Machine Learning model
Knowledge of MLOps/DataOps framework architecture – architecting for rapid change in operational and analytical environments
Knowledge of security models for hybrid solution deployment (Preferably AWS or Snowflake)
Prior experience in using Agile methodology
Previous insurance or financial services industry experience
Closing date: 7th April 2023
If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Data Architect, then please click ‘apply’ today – we’d love to hear from you