Data architect
Contact Energy
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
1d ago

Job Description

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

This newly created position has it all from being the lead technical visionary to the real life data guru. You’ll be responsible for enterprise data management, including shaping the data domain at an enterprise architecture level.

You’ll work closely with business stakeholders, data teams and others in the technology and architecture practices to ensure we have sound, quality and fit for purpose data solutions by :

  • Being responsible for the definition and supporting delivery of the enterprise data technology roadmap, as part of the overall roadmap to deliver great data experiences for Contact;
  • Maintaining and communicating up-to-date knowledge of approaches, technology standards, industry trends, skills change, and emerging technologies within your area of expertise;
  • Maintaining and supporting effective data governance processes, policies, standards, guidelines and principles;
  • Using your skills and expertise the leverage the latest technologies, to design a best in class, scalable, flexible and secure data architecture environment.
  • Qualifications

    Tā mātou e kimi nei? - What are we looking for?

    This is actually really simple; the ability to provide thought leadership on best practice data design and architecture and become a trusted adviser to the business.

    We’re really motivated to speak with people who have real world experience in implementing data applications & data use cases.

  • Additionally, you should be able to clearly demonstrate how you have;
  • Worked in a changing environment and adjusted quickly to re-aligned priorities while maintaining a view to the future and overarching principles of the data eco-system
  • Conveyed information to, and influenced, those in the wider architecture practice and business stakeholders, including senior leadership
  • Built and maintained constructive, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders
  • As an experienced Data Architect you’ll have :

  • Extensive experience in designing, architecting and implementing large scale data processing, storage and distribution systems
  • Ability to design complex Enterprise Data Models / Schemas / Flows / Pipelines
  • Strong skills and experience in data governance, data quality, data integration and data security
  • Extensive experience working with traditional databases technologies (e.g. Oracle, SQL server), large scale enterprise systems (e.
  • g. SAP ERP) and also the latest cloud based data technologies (e.g. AWS solutions)

  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to influence, get buy in from and build strong relationships and trust with technical experts, and senior business stakeholders.
  • Additional Information

    He mea nui ngā paki kōrero ki a mātou i Contact, nā reira, mēnā kei a koe tētehi e hāngai pea ana ki tā mātou e kimi nei i tēnei tūranga kei raro iho nei kei te hiahia mātou kia whakapā mai ai koe!

    We are big on stories here at Contact, so if you have one that you think might align with what we are looking for in the role below we would love to hear from you!

    Note : one of our values is curiosity; please demonstrate how you have been curious in previous roles.

    Contact Energy is committed to being an inclusive employer. We want people to be themselves, after all, they can't be anyone else!

    Please note, only candidates with the right to live and work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

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