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DATE ADDED: Fri 17/01/2020

IT Solution Architect

Exeter, UK
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COMPANY: PENNON GROUP

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: 65440 - + Benefits

Do you have proven experience of supporting and delivering IT solutions? Pennon Group is one of the largest environmental infrastructure groups in the UK comprising both Viridor and South West Water.
At the top end of the FTSE 250, the Group has a workforce of around 5,000 people nationwide.
Together, our aim is to build the most trusted environmental solutions company in the UK providing infrastructure and services that enhance our customers' lives, protect the environment and deliver growth for our shareholders.
We now have an excellent opportunity for a Solution Architect (Data and Business Intelligence) to join our Group IT function.
This role is based in Exeter, delivering a first-class service for our internal & external customers and keeping our services running 24/7.
We are in an exciting time of expanding our team and working with the very latest technology, so it is a great time to join us! What will you be doing? The IT Solution Architect's primary role is to support the delivery of corporate and operational technology projects and initiatives by engaging with business functions and delivery teams to produce high level solution designs.
You will support the Lead Architect produce the strategic technical blueprint, establish and enforce data governance principles.
You will also ensure the interoperability and integrity of data and applications under development by in-house software development teams and commercial off-the-shelf software deployed in the organisation.
This role has a focus on Enterprise Data Modelling, Business Intelligence (BI) and Reporting architectures.
Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.
You will maintain a high knowledge and skill level appropriate to the functional areas you are assigned to work in.
What do you need? Degree or equivalent in a relevant IT discipline Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices Hands-on experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modelling, metamodels, taxonomies and ontologies, and business requirements gathering/analysis Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles, and practices Strong familiarity with metadata management and associated processes Demonstrable experience designing technical solutions in response to business requirements Familiarity with Information Security and data protection legislation Extensive and broad-based IT and business experience, delivering diverse corporate and operational IT services experience in a medium or large organisation Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to influence change Ability to follow agreed processes, and provide suggestions in relation to ongoing improvement Experience with database platforms and technologies, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Azure SQL Server, Azure Data Warehouse, Databricks, PowerBI, SSIS, SSRS, ADF would be beneficial What can Pennon Group offer you? In return for your hard work as our IT Solution Architect, we can offer a competitive salary of up to £65,440 per annum based on your skills and experience .
We can also offer a range of excellent benefits, such as our Pennon Pension Scheme, and Free Car Parking.
If you have the skills and experience to join our team as Solution Architect, apply today.
No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.
We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.
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