Head of Data Platforms and Engineering - £120,000 Package

Egham, Surrey
110,000 - 120,000
03 Apr 2021
03 May 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Head of Data Platforms & Engineering - £120,000 + Package

SearchDATA is recruiting a Head of Data Platforms & Engineering to lead the strategic roadmap, design and development of data platforms and capabilities for a global brand.

The individual will play a key role within a global data transformation programme, influencing the adoption of modern and state of the art cloud data platforms fir for the business.

This is a company going from strength to strength, seeing significant year on year growth and revenues in the billions of Euros. Their goal to realise the value of their data, they need a true data leader to help them achieve it.

  • Design and development of the data platform ensuring the technology delivers the capability required by the business and the data strategy
  • Design, develop and deliver data products and services into systems and business processes.
  • Lead, coach and collaborate with a small diverse team to establish and evolve our data capabilities and help to embed best practice
  • Create, embed and govern policies for effective and secure data management
  • Lead on building, testing and maintaining data management systems, making sure they meet business requirements and user needs whilst delivering services that are automated, reliable and secure.
  • Set standards, coach and share knowledge with the wider teams ensuring the team remain skilled, engaged and productive,
  • Support the Enterprise Architect to deliver and maintain datasets, components and tools.
  • Design and move forward data structures and data sets and help with adhoc queries of the data sets, data mining and service requests.
  • Select the component data technology to support the requirements for the data platform
  • Translates complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture, design, and high performing data technologies
  • Leads data and batch/real-time analytical solutions leveraging transformational technologies
  • Builds and designs next-generation Data analytics framework developed on a group of core technologies
  • Implements security and recovery tools and techniques as required, works with developers to make sure that all data solutions are consistent
  • Creates data flow diagrams for all of business systems and builds automation tools.
  • Ensures all automated processes preserve data by managing the alignment of data availability and integration processes
  • Creates and maintains data catalogue, interprets data results to business stakeholders and develops standards and processes for integration initiatives
  • Leads the design of the logical model and implements the physical database to support business needs.
  • Resolves conflicts between models, ensuring that data models are consistent with the ecosystem model (e.g., entity names, relationships and definitions) and conducts Level 2 and 3 support
  • Leads or participates in creating, refining, managing and enforcing data management policies, procedures, conventions and standards
  • Contributes to the establishment of business continuity & disaster recovery requirements, methods and procedures for data systems and databases
  • Performs technology and product research to identify opportunities that impact business strategy, business requirements and performance.
  • Assesses and provides recommendations on business relevance, appropriate timing and deployment