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Senior Information & Data Architect

Job Title: Senior Information & Data Architect
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3118208
Contact Name: Reece
Job Published: March 17, 2020 11:34

Job Description

Global TOP ASX Listed Organisation is looking for a Senior Information and Data Architect with Global C Level Coverage! Key focus on advocating and ensuring the development of quality products for the business. You will be responsible for providing strategic IT Architecture direction for business Data and Information Initiatives in support of the business and IT strategy. Additionally, ensures Information architecture is understood and coordinated across the Enterprise Architecture community throughout the regions. You will be a senior thought leader with extensive knowledge of the business operations, processes, information and can build relationships with senior stakeholders to lead the strategic technology direction and drive business value.

In this role you will be;
  • Responsible for compliance with regulations, standards and codes of good practices relating to information and documentation, records management, information assurance and data protection.
  • Extensive knowledge of current and trending data/information technologies such as data lake technologies, cloud (AWS, Google and Azure), taxonomies, handling of unstructured data etc.
  • Specifies at a strategic level the business functions and data subjects needed to support future business, thereby enabling the development of an Information Architecture for their global businesses.
  • Understands and advocates the Global IT strategy, standards and guiding principles selling them into the region(s) of responsibility to both business and IT stakeholders.
  • Leads the creation and maintenance of architectural documentation (i.e. roadmaps) describing enterprise architecture now and into the future for sponsored areas.
  • As part of the Enterprise Architecture community, drives the creation of governing principles to guide decision making pertinent to enterprise architecture.
  • Ensures the Data and Information architecture is coordinated and aligned with the regional architectures and strategies and those developed by other areas of IT such as Security, Operations etc.
  • Ensures the Data and Information architecture support the business in remaining compliant with relevant regulatory, legal and data protection standards in the geographies where we operate.
  • Communicates the information and data strategic roadmap and plans, within IT and to the wider business.
  • Sets the Data and Information Architecture direction to projects and initiatives during the opportunity and pre-project phases for the region(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides Information architecture oversight governance to IT projects, initiatives and the assigned Solution Architect(s) during planning, execution and implementation phases.
  • Creating and communicating the businesses information management strategy
  • Alignment of IT to a standard information management framework, policies and guidelines
  • Decision maker on all information management technologies
  • IT representative on information-related governance forums
Experience required to be successful in this role;
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience in IT
  • At least 8 years’ experience as an IT architect within the data and information space, especially involved in the data science and intelligence technologies
  • Strong track record applying structured analytical and problem-solving thinking
  • Exposure to enterprise solution designing practices, covering processes, roles, governance mechanisms.