Ovations Technologies: Data Architect

Company Ovations Technologies
Reference # OVSALES-1066
Published 22/09/2020
Contract Type Contract
6 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Fourways, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
To play a key role in assisting our client to drive out its data vision by understanding enterprise data requirements and providing overall data architecture and solution designs that guide integration and appropriate control of data assets. To enable our client to unlock the value in its data so that it may be leveraged to provide competitive advantage
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries ICT – Information & Communications Technology
Specification
Assist in the development of Solution Architectures requiring Information and Data Management technologies
Develop and regularly maintain a future-state Information and Data Management vision in line with the organisation’s Business and IT Strategies – as well as the roadmap for transforming between current and future Information and Data Management vision for small changes to existing architecture
Calculate the organisation’s Information and Data Management Technical Debt and ensure this is regularly communicated to the Head of Architecture
Pro-actively recommend changes to Information and Data Management implementations to introduce new functionality, reduce IT Cost or improve levels of Service
Govern the development and ongoing review and update of the organisation’s Information and Data Management Principles
Develop and regularly review and where necessary recommend updates to the organisation’s Information and Data Management standards which includes data integration
Participate in the Architecture Review Board to ensure Solution Architecture alignment with Information and Data Management Principles, Standards and Future State Vision
Requirements
Essential (required minimum): Bachelor Degree in either Information Systems or Computer Science
Certifications: TOGAF Certification, DAMA Certification, Cloud Architect Certification

At least 5 years of Data Architecture experience
Advanced knowledge of Information and Data Management technologies
Advanced knowledge of Information and Data Management frameworks, products and tools
Advantageous experience (not a disqualifier): At least 5 years of Data Architecture in the Banking Industry with Cloud exposure

Skills (Technologies, systems or software knowledge etc.):
Data Integration (IBM CDC/IIDR, MQ, AbInitio, Kafka)
Data Management (Data Quality, Metadata Management, Data Catalogue, Scheduling)
BI & Analytics (Power BI, Microstrategy, Other)
Platform ( DB2 Warehouse, Netezza, SQL Server, SAS, Hadoop, Isilon)

Job Closing Date 30/09/2020

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