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Data Architect

Scottish Enterprise


Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee or Aberdeen


£ 48,324.00


Application Deadline:

May 24, 2024

About the organisation

    Scottish Enterprise focuses on activities that help Scottish businesses innovate and scale. Our goal is to create a more productive, resilient and competitive economy for Scotland.

    To achieve this, we work to drive business innovation, build international competitiveness and encourage more investment in companies and infrastructure. We also help businesses access opportunities created by the global shift to net zero.

    These are the areas where Scottish Enterprise can deliver the most value, make the biggest impact and help unlock Scotland’s economic potential.

How to Apply

About the vacancy

    Join us in our Data team and take the lead in defining, building and documenting Scottish Enterprise’s data architecture. You’ll be responsible for helping drive improvement in our data maturity, playing a pivotal role in shaping our digital transformation.

Key Responsibilities

    Understanding and documenting our current data architecture environment to maintain an accurate view of the data we hold across Scottish Enterprise
    Advising, designing and developing solutions to help us get the most out of our data
    Providing technical guidance and assurance to multiple stakeholders as part of the overall delivery of technical solutions

Key Competencies

    Your skills, abilities and experience should include:

    Designing data architecture and aligning it to organisation-wide standards and principles
    Explaining the concepts and principles of data modelling – producing, maintaining and updating data models, and reverse-engineering data models from a live system
    Working with metadata repositories to complete complex tasks such as data and systems integration impact analysis – maintaining a repository to ensure information remains accurate
    Working comfortably with Power BI, SQL Server Management Studio as well other Azure platform tools
    Communicating data effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
    Undertaking data profiling and source system analysis, and presenting clear insights to colleagues
    Understanding data governance, taking responsibility for the assurance of data solutions and making recommendations to ensure compliance
    Showing an awareness of opportunities for innovation with new tools and uses of data
    Initiating and monitoring actions to investigate patterns and trends, determining the appropriate remedy and assisting implementation, and determining preventative measures
    Ideally, but not essentially, you’ll also have:

    An understanding of RStudio and experience of working with APIs
    A curiosity for the potential application of AI technologies

Desired Qualifications

    No specific qualifications are required.
Scottish Enterprise

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, please follow the application process and upload your cv

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