Head of Enterprise Data Architecture- Dublin 2

  • Location:

    Dublin City Centre

  • Contact email:

  • Sector:


  • Contact phone:

    01 4744637

  • Job type:

    Full Time

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  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Contact email:

  • Consultant:

    Claire Kelly

Job description

Sigmar Recruitment have a new role available for a Head of Enterprise Data Architecture with a Global Professional Services company based in Dublin City Centre. 

About the role:

This is a great opportunity to enhance the consistency, timeliness, quality, security and delivery of Data across the enterprise and streamline data flows to remove unnecessary costs from complex, heterogeneous data architecture

What you will do:

  • Drive and define an overarching data architecture vision and strategy to maximize the optimization and leverage of enterprise data assets 
  • Define a standard set of tools, guidelines and processes for data mapping, governance, modelling and dictionary / taxonomy; aid efforts to improve business performance through enabling capabilities such as Master Data Management, metadata management and data integration
  • Map data sources, document interfaces and data movement so vulnerabilities are seamlessly identified and addressed
  • Design data flows and canonical data views for optimization of customer and colleague experience as well as realization of cost efficiencies
  • Define technical solutions to adhere to and comply with enterprise data retention and classification policies; work with respective operating companies and compliance teams to identify and define optimized solutions
  • Architect data security solutions in conjunction with Information Security teams
  • Understand the challenges of a persistent layer in a distributed environment and manage the demand of agility and data quality to build a long, maintainable data eco-system with consistency, availability and scalability

What you will need: 

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related Data Science field
  • Deep experience of 10+ years in Information Management / Data Architecture; delivering enterprise-class, mission-critical commercial and scalable data products / services
  • Experience working with Information Security teams on data retention, replication, classification tools and processes; knowledge / impact of compliance regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), New York Dept. of Financial Services Cyber Regulation preferred
  • Must understand scalability challenges; have hands-on experience in architecting horizontally scalable, resilient and performing-under-load systems
  • Experience with distributed data management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments; understanding of a variety of data access and analytics approaches such as micro services and event-based architectures 
  • Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to achieving business outcomes 
  • Data modelling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level 
  • Understanding of meta data models, taxonomies and ontologies; as well as the challenges of applying structured data modelling techniques to less structured data
  • Ability to interact and exert influence with all business and IT areas and leadership levels; especially Information Security, Data Scientists, Application Development and Infrastructure teams


To apply for this role or for more information, please contact Claire on or alternatively call +35314744637