Data Governance Architect circa £60k90k, Jobs, West Yorkshire, Leeds, 569

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Data Governance Architect - circa £60k-90k - Leeds

Ref: 569 Date Posted: Tuesday 13 Mar 2018
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SceneOne has an exciting opportunity to join a new Global IT client which has been named by LinkedIn as a ‘Top Attractor’ of the best talent in the UK market.  

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Data Governance Architect to join my client on a permanent basis in Leeds This is a senior role which requires you to work closely with the client, project and service delivery management teams. 


You will work closely with the Practice Lead, Data Engineers and Data Scientists to form an integral part of the team. Our team comprises of a blend of seasoned experts and intermediate level engineers. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and manage a process workflow to identify, classify and define critical data that will mitigate risk and maximise productivity.
  • Implement and manage tools and processes that will control the initial definition and future changes of data definitions. Engage users across the organisation; holding them accountable for outputs of the tools and processes.
  • Measure progress against data definition and quality performance targets, following up with business representatives as necessary.
  • Maintain data governance processes and controls by working with project and business leaders to analyse the impact of future changes on critical data and mitigate any potential risks to data quality.


You will have the following skills:

  • Experience in designing and implementing big data solutions based on Hadoop and AWS technology.
  • Experience in Data Management system architecture, including data storage, data integration, data security, meta-data management, data reporting & analytics.
  • Hands on experience using tools for data governance.
  • Experience working with data management, data analytics or data governance.
  • Strong experience and understanding of data governance and data quality and how they affect business decisions.
  • Ability to design and recommend governance structures and control frameworks for the ongoing management of data.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis and make recommendations for the remediation of data governance and quality issues.
  • Strong Experience with SQL, Apache Hadoop (Hive, Spark, Hadoop based SQL engines), Java, Redhat Linux, and AWS implementations and architectures.

This is a really exciting opportunity and a great place to be able to use your skills, learn from others and form one of the best performing teams in the business.

The Package:

A competitive basic salary of £60k-90k depending on experience, with extensive learning, development and progression opportunities and a generous benefits package. 

For more information please send your CV to or call 0141 899 0056.