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REQ ID: 56936
JOB TITLE: Data Architect
SALARY: £47,000 - £55,000
POSTING END DATE: 30/11/2021
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Data Architects work as part of the Enterprise Data Solutions team within IT. Enterprise Data Solutions are responsible for Data and Analytics platforms in Jaguar land Rover, primarily the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and datalake. The team are responsible for the ingest of data from Jaguar Landrover source systems to the GCP data lake and the data engineering, curation, cataloguing and access control of business ready data sets for use by the Enterprise.


As the Data Architect you’ll be responsible for monitoring the creation data designs and solutions that meet Jaguar Landrover standards and governance procedures. This includes both structured and unstructured data. You’ll play an integral role in the solution delivery lifecycle, but also participate in more strategic enterprise architecture initiatives to identify and define the major kinds of information that support the business functions defined in the enterprise model.  


The team provides Data Architecture support various projects as business needs arise. Current projects include development of a Vehicle Data Modeller, a Customer Master Data initiative and Vehicle (VIN) profitability. You’ll be involved in understanding the data requirements and creating data designs to meet these requirements.  This will include extending the existing Jaguar Landrover Enterprise Data Model to support these projects and implementing it in the Data Access layer of the solution architecture. Your role will be concerned with Data Architecture for Analytics and Cloud based Data Hub for consumption by other applications.


Key accountabilities and responsibilities to include:


•    Enforces principles of best practice data design
•    Work closely with the Strategy & Planning Information Management team to ensure information solutions meet the corporate strategic vision
•    Understanding and development of reference architectures in the data and information space.
•    Ensure that data is taken from the correct corporate sources
•    Investigate data inconsistency and data quality issues with the relevant system and data owners
•    Standardise the set and meaning of values for shared data attributes for Jaguar Landrover Reference data
•    Resolve existing data related issues and tightly manage exceptions to enterprise architecture guiding principles 
•    Be involved in extending the use of Jaguar Landrovers Data Virtualisation toolset
•    Be a champion of data quality and reuse across the organisation
•    Contributes to the development and maintenance of the Enterprise Data Model and other key products
•    Participates in IT Governance processes where necessary




•    Advanced Information & Data Management and Data Analysis skills
•    In depth knowledge and experience using architecture Methods and Tools
•    Knowledge of Data Lake and Enterprise Data Warehouse principles
•    Knowledge of key agile principles (Kanban, Scrum)
•    Testing frameworks for data pipelines
•    Enterprise Architecture frameworks (Zachman, TOGAF)
•    Proven track record of successfully using technology to strategic business advantage and commercial benefit


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

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