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UKI TC (DATA) - Data Architect - Senior Manager/Director



Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

General information

  • Location: Dublin
  • Business area: Technology Consulting (Data Engineering Services)
  • Contact type: Permanent
  • Working model: Hybrid

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you, we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY has a number of career opportunities available, and we are interested in meeting candidates who are looking for a new challenge, one where you can develop your range of experiences significantly. Be that a move out of industry into practice, or from within practice into advisory services. We are looking for future leaders with a genuine creative vision and confidence to make it happen. Our opportunities will allow you to apply your expertise to a variety of projects whilst offering you excellent career progression opportunities.

The team and the opportunity

This is a rapidly growing area, so you will have plenty of opportunity to spread your wings and develop your skill set to keep up with the ever-growing demands of the digital landscape. Our Data Services Group team helps apply cutting edge technology and techniques to bring solutions to our clients. As part of that, you'll sit side-by-side with clients and diverse teams from EY and we'll look to you to provide our clients with a unique business perspective on how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive in this ever-changing industry. We are seeking individuals with significant client-side and people management experience, who have gained project and technology delivery experience within large recognised organisations.

By joining the Technology Consulting team, you will be helping our clients solve a wide range of challenges - from the requirement to respond to the ever-changing demands of the market, to overseeing large and complex technical transformation projects/programmes that truly transform our clients ways of working, As part of this growing team, you will also get to help shape the innovative culture that makes EY such a great place to work.

What we offer and how we will support your Career progression
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Continuous learning: Personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and knowledge you’ll need to thrive in the future. Transformative leadership, we will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Career progression: When you join EY, you will be supported to ensure that you are enhancing your knowledge and capabilities from day one. As you grow and develop here, you’ll discover opportunities to help customise your career journey, so that it’s as unique as you are.
Benefits: We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards p
ackage includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, with a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.

Your experience in EY will also include:

  • Free enrolment in EY’s Tech MBA Programme accredited by Hult International Business School
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Pension
  • The purchase of additional annual leave
  • Hybrid Working model

Your key responsibilities

  • Support our clients in defining and implementing a data journey aligned with their strategic objectives
  • Create solution designs and estimates for complexity, effort and costs
  • Participate in presentations and proposals for medium and highly complex projects
  • Create high-quality work products and act as a subject matter resource for Data architecture, leveraging knowledge and experience to shape services to client problems
  • Design, develop and implement data strategy, data collection, transformation, data integration and data analytics solutions
  • Providing expertise and support across the enterprise information framework, including data intake, data transformation, data quality, metadata and master data management, data virtualisation, data governance, data lineage, data services, data security and data lakes
  • Lead technology consulting engagements, solution workshops and due diligence
  • Work closely with Solution Architects to help domains with data modelling understand the fundamental concepts of master systems of record
  • As a senior team member, shape and manage engagement teams as required
  • Drive business development through the winning of new clients

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Proven experience as a Data Architect, Solutions Architect, or similar role in a consulting environment
  • Comprehensive experience in developing and maintaining enterprise data models for analytics using dimensional, star, snowflake or data vault methodologies
  • Proficient in implementing and maintaining Master and Reference Data Management to ensure data accuracy and integrity across the organisation
  • Comprehensive expertise in programming languages and tools for data preparation, analysis and reporting
  • At least 1 year of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross functional team leadership
  • Excellent understanding of:
    • Data wrangling and standard data cleansing, in different formats, including CSVs and structured tables.
    • Microsoft BI toolset, including O365 tools and Power Platform (Powerapps/Powerautomate/PowerBI)
    • Azure cloud ETL toolset, including Azure SQL Server, Azure Data Factory, Datalake.
    • Cloud infrastructure including Microsoft Azure Cloud infrastructure, Identity & Access Management, data stores connections, cloud functions concepts.
  • Familiar with Big Data infrastructures, including file-based and in-memory big data platforms.
  • Excellent understanding of cloud architectures, including data , security, platforms as a service, data privacy models.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal including ability to convey designs and solutions to both technical and business audiences
  • Strong adherence to data governance policies including security, architecture, data quality and data retention
  • Proven experience in managing the data lifecycle from various data sources to delivering reports and visualisation to end-users
  • Experience in working in Agile development environments

Ideally, you will also have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Management, or related field
  • Participation in the opensource community
  • Exposure to automation or digital transformation
  • Expert level certification in MS Azure, AWS Cloud or Google Cloud, data engineering or similar track

Inclusion & Diversity
We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging: Inclusion, diversity, and equity are part of who we are at EY. We believe that the highest-performing teams maximize the power of different perspectives and backgrounds. These teams are both diverse and inclusive and are willing to invite and learn from other perspectives. Our ability to include various viewpoints into our mindsets, behaviours and operations is fundamental to driving innovation, building strong relationships, and delivering the best solutions for our clients.

We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential. You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
CIPD 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Winner, GreatPlaceToWork’s Top 20 UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2020 (Super Large Category) And Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 & 2020.

If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the EY Careers Site at: EY Career Page

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