Enterprise Data Architect

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn

Play an integral role providing architectural and thought leadership on the implementation and usage of data and information management

About the Job
In this newly created position, our new Enterprise Data Architect will play a key role providing architectural and thought leadership on the implementation and usage of data and information management. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Architecture, you will possess an enterprise data view with responsibility in establishing data governance and operating models as well as a data management framework.

The new Enterprise Data Architect will understand and translate business requirements into data and information centric solutions. Ideally you have come from a data modelling background in large scale data warehouse projects and have transitioned to designing and modelling with structured and unstructured data on modern big data platforms.

To be considered for this role you will demonstrate a track record as a Data Architect working on a range of projects across Data Warehousing, BI, Data Analytics and complex Data Migration solutions.

Working with multiple stakeholders across the the business, you will work to define and resolve complex data collection, data integration, data storage and data access challenges to place key insights in the hands of decision makers.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Operations & IT
Be a key player in helping Swinburne achieve its vision and deliver our 2025 Strategic Plan. Through IT, Finance and our Facilities & Services Group, the Swinburne Operations team aligns with the university’s three strategic pillars – Future Ready Learners, Research with Impact and Innovative Enterprise.
As a technology centre of excellence, Swinburne IT also participates in the teaching, learning and research functions of the University. Through this integrated partnership, we aim to improve the experience of students and researchers, delivering on opportunities through the application of IT and digital innovations made possible by emerging technologies.

The Architecture capability provides strategic focus to the selection and design of IT solutions and ensures technological advancements are employed as appropriate to better deliver the business strategy.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• A postgraduate degree level qualification in a relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
• Strong experience in the traditional and big data space (databases, data warehouses, customer data platforms, data management platforms, data lakes, advanced analytics) with established and emerging technologies
• Strong experience as a Data Architect (design and implementation) or senior technical role specialising in Data within a large IT project delivery environment
• Demonstrable experience in a similar role within a large complex organisation.
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Careers at Swinburne

How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on 'apply' or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Jessie Macintyre, Director (Employee Experience) at inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 20th September 2020.


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