Job ID 371996
About The Role
Hybrid role – 2 days a week in the office, 3 days a week at home.
Overall Job Purpose
The Data Architect role will be accountable for blueprinting the underlying data strategy to assist the implementation of data maturity.
You will enjoy working with the latest cloud environments, cutting edge technology and help shape new data pathways in a company that helps people live healthier lives.
The right candidate will possess a desire to work in fast-paced environment, with the ability to consistently deliver exceptional results on demanding timelines.
Collaborate with a central design authority and senior data engineers to conceptualize, design and develop a data and information service framework
Help visualize how the changes in data acquisitions can affect the landscape within the data framework (conceptual, logical, physical)
Work with the Data Engineering team to implement robust and reliable data architecture to sustain high-performance Kafka streams and predictive models
Create a repeatable framework for MLOps which help with inference and calling predictive models
Introduce a balance of languages and tools that enable data to seemingly transverse the company estate, which ensure robust data pipelines linking various systems
Identify potential technical opportunities to enable higher delivery of data products and improvement areas
Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality within architecture limits
Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
Work collaboratively with the Data Science, System Architecture, and other IT delivery teams to design and construct data frameworks which can efficiently exchange data between platforms
Own and drive the future state architecture and associated delivery roadmaps
Contribute to Enterprise level Data Architecture visions with the company group
Work closely with key stakeholders (Chief Data Officer and Data Management) to implement and influence the Group’s strategySkills Required
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Systems/Sciences/Maths
5 years of experience in business intelligence, data warehousing, data management and data delivery, database and ETL technologies
Strong technical experience in designing solutions for data Lakes, supported on premise and cloud architecture
Microsoft SQL Server technologies (SSIS)
5+ years on data architecture & modelling in Big Data technologies
Experience designing effective streaming systems, using technologies like Spark Streaming and Apache Kafka
Expertise in defining the right architecture for exposing Machine Learning model
Knowledge of MLOps/DataOps framework architecture – architecting for rapid change in operational and analytical environments
Knowledge of security models for hybrid solution deployment (Preferably AWS or Snowflake)Desirable
Prior experience in using Agile methodology
Previous insurance or financial services industry experience an advantage
About The Company
Vitality is an award-winning, dynamic and vibrant financial services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business. We’re the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices – a key element of our Shared-value model. With 1.4m UK members and more than 25m globally, we’re out to make the world a healthier, happier place. This applies as much to our people as it does to our members.
Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best. We think work should be fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved. Wherever possible, we will consider a variety of working options to suit your lifestyle, whether that be hybrid home/office working, flexible working and part or full time employment. It’s what we call offering shared values, because a healthy happy team is good for us, good for our members and good for you.
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