Enterprise Data Architect page is loaded Enterprise Data Architect Apply locations Norwich York London (UK) posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R-134759
Enterprise Data Architect
Salary national circa £85,000
London circa £105,000
Work in collaboration and lead people to the future.
If you enjoy developing data strategy, we would love to hear from you!
We are recruiting for a forward-thinking Enterprise Data Architect to join our innovative team and our phenomenal journey to drive the data agenda at Aviva.
At Aviva, we are on an exciting mission to make things simpler for our customers and our people, by building an excellent service that’s low on customer effort and high on customer satisfaction. Data is at the heart of this mission, and we need Architects like you to truly get involved and craft our vision for data and help turn it into reality!
A bit about the job:
This role will sit within Data Architecture which is part of the wider Group Architecture function. You will be working to build Aviva’s market data strategies to deliver the global ambition for data that gives competitive advantages through data by providing the views, designs and leadership needed to optimise the value of data.
This is a fantastic opportunity that will provide you with the prospect to develop your skills, as you will lead on driving the roadmap with strong awareness of business opportunities and constraints, define data products, and advise how the business utilises these efficiently. Along with engaging with senior leadership to convey the opportunities available from data, support data innovation and guide the prioritisation of development to build the best business outcomes.
Skills and experience we’re looking for:
Experience in the development of data architecture strategy and execution in large organisations like Aviva with Financial Services being an advantage. Track-record of defining data roadmaps with a 5 to 10-year horizon which balance known, and anticipated business need alongside enabling simplification.
Skills in making highly sophisticated decisions that are considerate of multiple factors including the balancing of near-term delivery with longer-term sustainability.
Ability to influence through building positive relationships; alongside strong communication that is adapted to consider the audience environment, drivers and needs.
Expertise in all things data including lifecycle, technologies, data-patterns, insights, analytics and machine learning, master and reference data management, integration, data warehousing, NoSQL, data quality, metadata, and data compliance.
Outwardly looking with an excellent understanding of industry standard data strategies and trends alongside technologies and business models. Snowflake experience and certification would be advantageous alongside knowledge of core platform technologies including AWS.
What you’ll get for this role:
Our purpose – with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too. And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you. We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.
Salary circa £85,000 national and circa £105,000 London (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
Bonus opportunity 12% of annual salary Actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s.
Generous pension scheme – Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days
Make your money go further – Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts
Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme
Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave
Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work
Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools
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Aviva is for everyone:
We’re inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.
We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you. Most of our people are smart working -spending around 50% of their time in our offices every week – combining the benefits of flexibility, with time together with colleagues.
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