£600 per day

Data Architect

Ref: 725| Posted: 29th Jun 2022

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Durham Professional Services has a requirement for an experienced Solution Architect on a contract basis to work with our client in Central Glasgow. This role is for 3-6 months, WFH This role is Umbrella only.

The Job

The Solution Architect is responsible for ensuring that IT designs are delivered in accordance with the organisation’s target architecture, programme objectives and operational support requirements. Responsible for managing the development and maintenance of the solution architecture (SA) as it relates to the acquisition, use and management of solutions. SA incorporates the delivery of business, application, information and technology capabilities. Provide technical leadership and within project and programme groups. Provide expertise in designing and implementing end to end solutions that support IT and business operational efficiency. Continuously improves the department’s solution design capability through delivery of solution architecture, standards and mentoring. Work with Enterprise Architects to ensure the completeness of the overall design of the Enterprise Architecture. Represents and supports solution architectures through relevant governance


Experience required:

  • Good experience of working with a number of database, data integration and CRM solutions including Oracle RDBMS, Azure Data Services, Informatica, Microsoft Dynamics and Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Good understanding of key technical considerations around an application migration – data extraction, data transformation to target physical model, testing, data reconciliation and load strategies
  • Experience of working end to end on at least one large scale and complex application migration to successful delivery
  • Experience of senior stakeholder engagement, with good presentation skills
  • Experience of working on multiple Information Management implementations.
  • Experience of designing and implementing Data Warehouses, Data Lakes and Data Marts
  • Knowledge of key data warehousing methodologies and strategies such as Kimball, Inmon methods, and Data Lakehouse.
  • Awareness of Data Privacy and Data Security implications in relation to Information Management (e.g. GDPR legislation)
  • Highly adaptable and flexible, working at various levels as required, embracing teamwork to achieve the project objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, working with offshore delivery partners to support delivery, validating design and delivery activities.


For a confidential discussion and for further information please call Mark on 0141 244 0246 or email your CV to


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