Head of Data Platforms & Engineering | Vacancies

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£120,000 - £
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Per Annum

Head of Data Platforms & Engineering – £120,000 + Package

Remote Working

SearchDATA is recruiting a Head of Data Platforms & Engineering to lead the strategic roadmap, design and development of data platforms and capabilities for a global brand.

The individual will play a key role within a global data transformation programme, influencing the adoption of modern and state of the art cloud data platforms fir for the business.

This is a company going from strength to strength, seeing significant year on year growth and revenues in the billions of Euros. Their goal to realise the value of their data, they need a true data leader to help them achieve it.


  • Design and development of the data platform ensuring the technology delivers the capability required by the business and the data strategy
  • Design, develop and deliver data products and services into systems and business processes.
  • Lead, coach and collaborate with a small diverse team to establish and evolve our data capabilities and help to embed best practice
  • Create, embed and govern policies for effective and secure data management
  • Lead on building, testing and maintaining data management systems, making sure they meet business requirements and user needs whilst delivering services that are automated, reliable and secure.
  • Set standards, coach and share knowledge with the wider teams ensuring the team remain skilled, engaged and productive,
  • Support the Enterprise Architect to deliver and maintain datasets, components and tools.
  • Design and move forward data structures and data sets and help with adhoc queries of the data sets, data mining and service requests.
  • Select the component data technology to support the requirements for the data platform
  • Translates complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture, design, and high performing data technologies
  • Leads data and batch/real-time analytical solutions leveraging transformational technologies
  • Builds and designs next-generation Data analytics framework developed on a group of core technologies
  • Implements security and recovery tools and techniques as required, works with developers to make sure that all data solutions are consistent
  • Creates data flow diagrams for all of business systems and builds automation tools.
  • Ensures all automated processes preserve data by managing the alignment of data availability and integration processes
  • Resolves conflicts between models, ensuring that data models are consistent with the ecosystem model (e.g., entity names, relationships and definitions) and conducts Level 2 and 3 support
  • Leads the design of the logical model and implements the physical database to support business needs.
  • Resolves conflicts between models, ensuring that data models are consistent with the ecosystem model (e.g., entity names, relationships and definitions) and conducts Level 2 and 3 support
  • Leads or participates in creating, refining, managing and enforcing data management policies, procedures, conventions and standards
  • Contributes to the establishment of business continuity & disaster recovery requirements, methods and procedures for data systems and databases
  • Performs technology and product research to identify opportunities that impact business strategy, business requirements and performance.
  • Assesses and provides recommendations on business relevance, appropriate timing and deployment

SearchDATA Group is the first choice for Business Intelligence and Agile BI recruitment in the UK and internationally. We work with Software Houses, Partners and End Users throughout the UK and Europe. As unique specialists in this niche marketplace we have positioned ourselves ideally to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. We understand our industry and use our expansive network to position ourselves as market leaders for all Agile Business Intelligence requirements.

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