Lead Architect - Data - Glasgow City Centre

Technology Group
Ref: 761 Date Posted: Thursday 12 Sep 2019
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Glasgow city centre

Salary - £53,748 - £62,047 per annum ( Internal applicants subject to Reward principles found on Intranet recruitment page )


G6 - 6 months Secondment - Monday to Friday (9.00am - 5.30pm)


We’ll accept applications up to the 27th September 2019 and interviews are likely to be scheduled shortly after. 


**Please note you will not be eligible to apply for this vacancy if you are currently on a formal stage of Attendance Management Policy or on secondment or completed one within the last 12 months**


Why SLC? 

Do you have a passion for all things digital? Are you technically-minded with a keen interest in the latest technology developments? Do you have the skills to play a key role in ensuring our organisation is a digital, customer-focused centre of excellence?

If so, we might just have the job for you. 


What's the job? 

Student Loans Company are currently looking for a Lead Data Architect to join our Architecture department on a temporary basis. 

The Architecture team sits within the Technology Group directorate. Its primary purpose is to define, govern and assure the implementation of SLC’s Technical Architecture.

The team contributes directly to the delivery of SLCs Corporate Objectives by defining and governing a single Business led Enterprise Architecture Roadmap; and as curator of the Architecture Roadmap. It manages robust governance, processes and controls, and utilises flexible and responsive sourcing models as appropriate.

Being responsible for setting the company's strategic technical direction, the highly productive, skilled and engaged Architecture team operates on industry standards and best practices. Its aim being to deliver a modern, scalable, secure, resilient and safe multi-tiered architectural platform.

The successful candidate will support the Student Loans Company’s vision and mission by:

  • Defining  the Data Architecture and data design of applications in support of projects within a wider change programme
  • Supporting the definition of data and technology roadmaps
  • Defining the company’s technical vision and strategy, driving its adoption throughout SLC
  • Representing the company and promote SLC’s Architecture vision to both internal and external communities.
  • Supporting programme level decision-making, ensuring sound architectural design is a key influencing factor


Please view the attached job description for full details. 


How to Apply? 

It is essential you have strong specialist experience is a wide range of areas, ie Information modelling, information visualization, data analytics, data warehousing, metadata, semantics and ontologies within a complex enterprise, data layer, design and architecture of complex IT solutions and familiar with the key architectural concepts and trends. You must have experience of working in a multi-vendor environment and of intergrating disparate technologies with the ability to demonstrate results under demanding timescales. 

Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!

 **Please note - As part of the selection process, SLC uses third parties to perform a number of pre-employment checks including reference, criminal record and credit reference. They may supply us with information that will assist us with our recruitment decision*  


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