Data Architect

Data Architect Job - Great pay rate - North Sydney - Telecommunications - AWS - Contract role

Your new company
This role is with one of Australia's largest telecommunications company, and home to many well-known telco brands. With several brands across fixed and mobile and having grown and expanded rapidly in recent years, this organisation is growing fast, and on the lookout for a talented data architect to bring into the team.

Your new role
In this role you will work hand-in-hand with various technology and business stakeholders to design and build a modern data platform in the cloud.

You'll be:
  • Defining and designing the overall data architecture, strategy, and data capabilities roadmap for the organisation, as well as the data platforms, tools and governing process

  • Creating, maintaining and communicating go-forward strategies for business intelligence capabilities and tools

  • Responsible and accountable for producing the data solution and data product architecture design

  • Defining and reviewing data solutions for re-usability, scalability, synergy opportunities and alignment to defined best practice and guidelines

  • Creating an evolving data technology roadmap, to align with continuously evolving business needs

  • Helping define and improve best practices, guidelines, and integration with other enterprise solutions

  • Participating in planning, dependency identification, and management as well as estimation with Project Managers

  • Leading Work Breakdown identification and workshops utilising Architecture designs as input

  • Demonstrated grasp of Architecture techniques and ability to work effectively with senior business stakeholders and initiative owners

  • Acting as Technology advisor on data to business leaders and strategic leaders on technology direction

What you'll need to succeed

  • 7 years+ of professional experience in data architecture or data engineering role

  • To demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in designing and developing complex, high quality data solutions and defining the best practices and governance guidelines

  • Experience working on data warehouse migrations from on-prem to cloud

  • Strong experience in developing and maintaining data warehouses in big data solutions (e.g., Snowflake, Redshift)

  • Big data development experience using distributed compute Infra/frameworks (e.g., Glue, EMR, Spark)

  • Experience with data streaming platforms (e.g., Kafka/Kinesis)

  • Familiarity with operational orchestration platforms (e.g., Airflow, Dagster)

  • Experience with data catalogue and data governance tools

  • Understanding of Data Mesh and Data Product concepts

  • Conceptual knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (e.g., Terraform)

  • Extensive experience in consulting with business stakeholders and other user groups to deliver both strategic and tactical information management solutions

  • Telecommunication Industry experience

What you need to do now
If you're the right person for this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

For more information or to answer any questions, contact Jake Hudson-Wood at Hays on (02) 9249 2224 or at

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Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
NSW, Northern Sydney

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Talk to Jake HudsonWood, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney City
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: 0292492224

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