Data Solution Architect
Solutions Architecture, London
Data Solution Architect
Solutions Architecture, London

What you'll be doing:

NTT DATA are looking for a Lead Data Solutions Architect to work within a dynamic, remote-first data architectural capability to deliver cloud based data solutions using best-in-class RDBMS, ETL/ELT, and Cloud platforms for blue-chip customers across a range of sectors.

You will lead cross-functional teams of Data Engineers, Architects, Business Analysts and Quality Assurance Analysts to provision data processing, storage, and visualisation capabilities in an Agile environment.  You will be comfortable with stakeholder engagement and take overall ownership of the technical delivery of your team and the solution they are building.

What experience you'll bring:

  • Experience and Leadership:
    • Proven experience in data architecture, with a recent role as a Lead Data Solutions Architect, or a similar senior position in the field.
    • Proven experience in leading architectural design and strategy for complex data solutions and then overseeing their delivery.
    • Experience in consulting roles, delivering custom data architecture solutions across various industries.



  • Architectural Expertise:
    • Strong expertise in designing and overseeing delivery of data streaming and event-driven architectures, with a focus on Kafka and Confluent platforms.
    • In-depth knowledge in architecting and implementing data lakes and lakehouse platforms, including experience with Databricks and Unity Catalog.
    • Proficiency in conceptualising and applying Data Mesh and Data Fabric architectural patterns.
    • Experience in developing data product strategies, with a strong inclination towards a product-led approach in data solution architecture.
    • Extensive familiarity with cloud data architecture on platforms such as AWS, Azure, GCP, and Snowflake.
    • Understanding of cloud platform infrastructure and its impact on data architecture.





  • Data Technology Skills:
    • A solid understanding of big data technologies such as Apache Spark, and knowledge of Hadoop ecosystems.
    • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, R, or Java is beneficial.
    • Exposure to ETL/ ELT processes, SQL, NoSQL databases is a nice-to-have, providing a well-rounded background.
    • Experience with data visualization tools and DevOps principles/tools is advantageous.
    • Familiarity with machine learning and AI concepts, particularly in how they integrate into data architectures.


  • Design and Lifecycle Management:
    • Proven background in designing modern, scalable, and robust data architectures.
    • Comprehensive grasp of the data architecture lifecycle, from concept to deployment and consumption.


  • Data Management and Governance:
    • Strong knowledge of data management principles and best practices, including data governance frameworks.
    • Experience with data security and compliance regulations (GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, etc.).


  • Leadership and Communication:
    • Exceptional leadership skills to manage and guide a team of architects and technical experts.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to influence architectural decisions with clients and guide best practices.


  • Project and Stakeholder Management:
    • Experience with agile methodologies (e.g. SAFe, Scrum, Kanban) in the context of architectural projects.
    • Ability to manage project budgets, timelines, and resources, maintaining focus on architectural deliverables.

Who we are:

We’re a business with a global reach that empowers local teams, and we undertake hugely exciting work that is genuinely changing the world. Our advanced portfolio of consulting, applications, business process, cloud, and infrastructure services will allow you to achieve great things by working with brilliant colleagues, and clients, on exciting projects.

Our inclusive work environment prioritises mutual respect, accountability, and continuous learning for all our people. This approach fosters collaboration, well-being, growth, and agility, leading to a more diverse, innovative, and competitive organisation. We are also proud to share that we have a range of Inclusion Networks such as: the Women’s Business Network, Cultural and Ethnicity Network, LGBTQ+ & Allies Network, Neurodiversity Network and the Parent Network.


For more information on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion please click here: Creating Inclusion Together at NTT DATA UK | NTT DATA

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Simon Driscoll
Head of Data

With over 25 years’ experience in the field of Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Management and Analytics, Simon has developed extensive experience working in a wide range of global and national clients across many sectors.

Epworth House, London

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

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