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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    Up to £75000.00 per annum + up to 17 % bonus, excellent pension

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    15 December 2022

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Data Architect - £75,000 + up to £17,000 bonus - Excellent Benefits - Hybrid Cardiff (1 day a fortnight in the office) - 2 stage interview process - Sector: Financial Services

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Data Architect to work with a famed FTSE 100 company.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a cloud data engineering architecture team that is pushing the boundaries within the industry. This role will give you the opportunity to flex your data skills in a range of areas from cloud hosted databases, ML and AI data hubs.

You will get the chance to design and implement data architecture, integration, models in a supportive and successful team.


  • Private medical
  • 27 days holidays
  • Industry leading pension scheme
  • Life insurance & income protection
  • Industry leading performance bonus scheme
  • + much more


  • Defining and maintaining data architecture standards and principles, including modelling metadata, data security, and reference data.
  • Transforming business requirements into designs for data integration, data streaming & transformation, data models for databases, data lakehouses, data warehouses, data lakes
  • Define a reference data architecture, with best practice patterns for data engineers to follow to build and improve data systems.
  • Undertake analysis of data architecture and software alternatives, documenting associated benefits, costs, and risks; to conduct gap analysis, with proof of concepts for new data architectures.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in the strategic application of data architectures


  • High level experience with SQL and NoSQL databases using more than one of SQL, PL/SQL, Python, Perl, C++, C, Java).
  • Have an understand software engineering methodologies such as BDD, TDD, Extreme programming
  • Understands InfoSec principals; experience of designing and implementing secure database systems
  • Experience in using modern cloud database systems such as Snowflake
  • Experience of building ELT/ETL or data pipelines

Desirable Skills:

  • TOGAF certification, AWS Certified Big Data
  • Demonstrable software engineering skills in designing data models using formal techniques.
  • Experience using Data Vault 2.0 or equivalent methodology, for Business Intelligence or Data Science systems