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Data Architect_VOIS

Posting Country:  Egypt
Date Posted:  25-Nov-2022
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

  Data Architect 
The new team Data Analytics and Insights (DAIS) set in Cairo starting Sep 2022 is an excellence center in Vodafone Intelligence Solutions (_VOIS) which is an extension of Vodafone Group Data and Analytics (D&A) function that serves all Vodafone operators across Europe.
The Group D&A team and DAIS are working on a major data transformation project called Nucleus which involves moving Vodafone operators data from legacy servers to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to become a common platform for all markets and build common data models and products that would benefit all markets and maximize data analytics value.
We are looking for a data architect to work on the D&A transformation programme to migrate all D&A data to Google Cloud across our Operating companies across Europe. You will be part of the workstream which delivers end-reporting to the Local Market D&A teams, and thereby enabling the decommissioning of the legacy reporting stack and on-premise data warehouses, with the help of a team of Data Engineers and Qlik developers.
As a Data Architect your main responsibilities are:
•    Provides thought leadership for technical architecture design, development, and deployment and supports/drives the implementation.
•    Conduct assessments, evaluate, recommend and advocate target architecture strategy and processes.
•    Consult on architecture related concerns and direction and ensures alignment to overall enterprise data strategy.
•    Lead reverse engineering exercise for legacy ETL and data management solutions.
•    Partners with key stakeholders and proactively consults with project integration regarding architecture requirements and direction.
•    Defines architecture implementation templates for specific use cases.
•    Identifies technical blockers (e.g., changing configurations, sample coding) for selected products to accelerate architecture implementations and routes non-technical issues for removal by the appropriate party.
•    Support as a subject matter expert in cloud migrations, cloud scale analytics, Data Governance in GCP platform.
•    Apply methodology and governance, to minimize business and technical risks and adhere to quality assurance.
•    Recommend migration strategies, enterprise architectures, migration tools, and cloud infrastructure required to successfully implement a complete solution.
•    Build flexible, extensible agile data schemas, focus on domain-based architecture aligned with business needs and eliminate data silos.


 

Requirements 
•    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 6+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture, consulting, and/or cloud/infrastructure technologies.
•    Hands-on experience working on Data & Analytics solutions, end-to-end, that have gone to production.
•    Hands on with ETL (Extract, transform, load) design and implementation
•    Data Architecture - LDM/ PDM. Ability to design and implement logical and physical data models (normalized as well de-normalized model), with Many-to-Many Relationships, role attributes and Hierarchies in BI Tool, 
•    Competent in database management, data flow design, data mapping, data warehousing, and data integration.
•    Experience in platform administration, performance tuning, data integration, database administration, metadata management.
•    "Hands on" Experience creating Proof of Concepts, Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) for customers  that lead to production deployments. Demonstrates complex concepts and proves the capability of those solutions through design collaboration sessions with stakeholders.
•    Experience in cloud migration, data center migration, disaster recovery, virtualization, or application/servers assessment and discovery.
•    Experience with data modelling, advanced Analytics and visualization tools.
•    Experience developing software code in one or more programming languages (preferably Python)
•    Communicate clearly, simply, and effectively.
•    Able to lead with influence in a multi culture and multi layered matrix organization.  
•    Certification in one or more of the following technologies preferred: Cloud, mobile, Database, Data Engineering, Data Analytics, Big Data, BI, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence.

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