Becoming a Data Architect with Smart DCC: Fantastic opportunity to secure an initial 6 months day rate contract as a Data Architect based from Manchester with substantial remote working. The Data Architect will report to the Design Lead within the CTO division and provide the understanding regarding dataflow and data usage and will work within a DCC programme to support all their data needs. What you’ll be doing: · Translate business requirements into technical specifications, including data flows, integrations, transformations, and data repositories · Define and support the Data Architecture framework, standards and principles, including modelling, metadata, security and reference data · Define data flows, i.e., which parts of the organisation generate data, which require data to function, how data flows are managed, and how data changes in transition · Collaborate and coordinate with multiple stakeholders within DCC and our external service providers Organizes data at the macro level. · Organize data at the micro level and design data models for new applications. · Provide a logical data model as a standard for the golden source and for consuming applications to inherit. What we’re looking for: Business analysis skills with a proven track record of successful business systems development in a wide variety of project roles, including stakeholder and industry engagement. Practitioner of Data Modelling (Conceptual, Logical, Physical) using standard notation (e.g.: IE, IDEF1X, UML etc) alongside programming Skills like SQL, Python and Java Proven experience in the application of data definition standards e.g., ISO/IEC 11179 and data integration standards e.g., OAGIS Experience of producing Data/ Solution Architecture artefacts using tools like BizzDesign, ErWin, PowerDesigner. Experience of Architecting/Designing Data solution on Cloud Infrastructure (Azure, AWS) Demonstratable in-depth understanding of the management of data quality, data lineage obtained in several organisations applying differing forms of data governance Knowledge of Security principles and policies especially around Data Security, Data Privacy & GDPR Qualified architect practitioner (TOGAF, BCS ESA, Archimate or equivalent) About Smart DCC At the Data Communications Company, we believe in making Britain more connected, so we can all lead smarter, greener lives. We’ve built the secure infrastructure that’s supporting the mass roll-out of smart meters across the country. Our universal, secure network will be in 30 million homes and small businesses, making it the largest network in Britain. So it’s a truly exciting time to join us. You’ll be part of a team that’s supporting the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure, and sustainable energy supply for the future. Operating independently of its parent company, Capita plc, the DCC is a Disability Confident Committed Employer. We’re directed by the Department for Business and regulated by OFGEM. We collaborate with the Government and leading telco and utility industry service providers to help protect consumers and give them better energy choices. A finalist in the Top Workplace Awards in 2018, we reward professionals who thrive in an environment of change and innovation. Watch this about DCC video and if it ignites your interest, apply below. What’s in it for you? · A competitive day rate · Partial remote working available for this role You’ll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you. What we hope you’ll do next: Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions you’d like to ask before applying, you can contact . The parent company, Capita Plc, are a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. We’re supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We’re always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you’ll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. You’ll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.