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Data Architect

Data Architect

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £55 - £60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Fraser Richings

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Data Architect

Role Overview

The Data Engineering supports stakeholders within Space Systems projects to manage data processes. The team analyses Stakeholder use cases, defines data processes, carries out the development of data engineering software products & facilitates the data processes on multiple projects. Our processes & solutions, used at different stages of the Space System's life cycle (call for tenders, design, verification and validation) are at the heart of many business processes. As such, our division is a major player in the company's digitalization policy.


We are looking for a data architect / software engineer who has experience within engineering projects with some software coding skills to - - work with stakeholders on data management solutions use case definition - work on the standard data management system, a system database ensuring data continuity between the different engineering professions and beyond - manage or support the data management process for projects., particularly centred around Java infrastructure, including development & validation of scripts coded in Java. In the context of supporting use case definition the candidate will work with stakeholders to assess needs - and in the context of system development the candidate will be supporting the engineering and architecture of developments, whether they are new features or bug fixes.

The successful candidate will be report to the Data Engineering Lead, and working within a team of data architects and software engineers to support data engineering activities across projects;

  • Analysing & collating use cases,
  • producing data & tool development plans,
  • interface documents,
  • conventions- and liaising with tool developers,
  • also able to support software development and the data population, administration, verification & validation throughout the project phases.

We work witin a Scrum framework A typical list of tasks for a Data Architect / software engineer within the team:

  • To collate stakeholders 'use cases' and produce the database SRDB user requirements documentation
  • To develop and document the database tool and content development, verification & validation plan
  • To develop and formalise database ICDs
  • To develop and formalise the database naming convention & population rules
  • To support the development of the database tool and any updates, either liaising with development team or supporting directly java based solutions
  • To validate data management tool software solutions
  • To develop and formalise the database change process
  • To administrate and manage the database population, maintenance and delivery to the database stakeholders as required
  • To develop and formalise the database tool & content validation plan
  • To perform database tool validation
  • To track database content validation status and provide a validation status report as required
  • To provide database documentation for the Project Reviews

Skill Set


  • Java - Intermediate to Advanced level GIT -Intermediate level Database Management System development and administration experience, including SQL, EMF Query2 or other Query language
  • Working within an engineering context -
  • Intermediate level Good knowledge of object oriented programming -


  • Experience of working in Scrum development methodology
  • Experience of working in Agile Working with JIRA Advanced level = Has significant professional working experience &
  • can provide structured training to others if necessary Intermediate (working) level = Has professional working experience (2-5 years)

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