Appsbroker is Google’s largest Premier Partner in Europe. We deliver leading-edge cloud services to some of the world’s most exciting brands, in sectors from retail through automotive to finance.
This role will expose you to some of the most exciting Cloud transformation and optimisation project opportunities.
You will be joining a dedicated Data and Analytics team who concentrate on using data to transform the way the world works. As a Data Architect, you will be working on leading-edge cloud data transformation and optimisation projects for Global Brands.
Swindon, UK / London, UK
As a Data Architect, you will be engaging with enterprise-level organisations to deliver highly scalable leading-edge big data architecture solutions.
As part of the role you will have the opportunity to stay on top of new and emerging technologies and techniques to continually optimise our data services.
The role of data in technology and business has never been more meaningful. Many of Appsbroker’s solutions focus on the intelligent usage of data to significantly improve business outcomes for our clients, in deployments from fraud detection through to essential car part ordering processes. You will be responsible for designing the end-to-end data architecture behind these services.
Appsbroker delivers its services through the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), using some of the world’s most exciting new large-scale data tools, such as BigQuery and BigTable. You will work with these technologies in close collaboration with our clients to create powerful data environments and support vital business improvements.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Consult, design, coordinate architecture to modernise infrastructure for performance, scalability, latency, reliability
Possess in-depth knowledge of and able to consult on various technologies such as database, data warehousing and big data e.g. BigQuery, Oracle, Redshift, Teradata, Hadoop
Design data storage, movement and orchestration solutions
Create visualisations, dashboards and MIS reports
Identify, scope and participate in the design and delivery of cloud data platform solutions
Design and execute a platform modernisation approach for customers’
Design, coordinate and execute pilots, prototypes or proof of concepts,
provide validation on specific scenarios and provide deployment guidance
Document and share technical best practices/insights with engineering colleagues and the architect community
Design Data Architectural solutions for structured data technologies and understand
unstructured data technologies
Create and maintain appropriate standards and best practices around Google Cloud SQL, BigQuery and other data technologies
Define and communicate complex database concepts to technical and
Travel to client sites as appropriate.
You should have:
Some Cloud experience; GCP or AWS preferred
Strong experience as a Data Architect
Knowledge of modern SQL including advanced queries such as triggers, stored procedures, views, joins and subqueries
Hands-on experience with RDBMS such as SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL
The ability to create and interpret solution designs using UML / ERD diagrams
Experience in optimising performance and monitoring of hybrid on-premise and cloud data warehouse solutions
Familiar with common enterprise data governance standards and requirements (e.g. ISO27001 data protection, PII, PCI and Role Based access to data)
The ability to self-manage, self-learn and seek out answers
Experience in working with agile software engineering teams
You may find it useful to understand:
The Financial Services sector
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) (BigQuery, DataFlow, DataPrep, Cloud Data Fusion, Pub/Sub, Cloud Composer Airflow)
ETL pattern for data ingestion (e.g. Talend, SSIS, Matillion)
Reporting and data analytics (e.g. Tableau, Qlikview, Periscope, Looker, DataStudio, SSRS, SSAS)
Jira and Agile Scrum methodologies
Common open source languages (Python, Node, Go, Bash)