Data Architect - GTI - Exec Director

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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Our Global Technology Infrastructure group is a team of innovators who love technology as much as you do. Together, you’ll use a disciplined, innovative and a business focused approach to develop a wide variety of high-quality products and solutions. You’ll work in a stable, resilient and secure operating environment where you—and the products you deliver—will thrive.

As an experienced Information Architect professional, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

Responsibilities of the Role

  • Design new/changing data structures in the Global Technology environment
  • Help develop the Logical Data Model for Technology Infrastructure at the firm
  • Help define and maintain Critical Data Elements in conjunction with the Infrastructure Data Stewards
  • Help support the Data Quality function and assist in the definition of data quality rules for infrastructure
  • Help define and manage the list of systems of record and authoritative data sources
  • Help GTI migrate to a software defined, data-driven architecture
  • Enforce data architecture standards by
    • Leading and mentoring other Global Technology colleagues
    • Documenting standards and best practices for use across the firm, providing training, tools, and oversight
    • Supporting new application governance
    • Ensure conformation to the firm wide data standards such as
      Logical & Physical Data Models
    • Sourcing from Systems of Record / Authoritative Data Sources
      Data Sourcing Contracts
  • Reduce the risk of implementing new/changing data structures in the JPM Chase environment
  • Ensure that all technology directions create a positive customer experience

Soft Skills/attributes required for this Role

  • Experienced Information/Data Architect
  • Worked in a large complex organization before, has experience of addressing data at another large firm
  • Experience working closely with senior AD architects and other Chief Information Architects across the firm
  • Credible and mature personality
  • Good communicator – able to translate detail into a concise story, getting immediately to the punch line
  • Self-started, motivated – wants to get in, roll sleeves up and make a difference
  • Wants to be a change agent, make improvements. Thrives on change

Hard Skills / Requirements

  • Strong data modelling skills
    • Knows how to model data and manage it at scale effectively
    • Experience of one or more data modelling tools
    • Experience with a number of data modelling techniques
    • Maintain/Enhance data modelling toolkit to ensure flawless delivery of data architecture
  • Strong Data Architecture experience
    • Knowledge of Data Warehousing / Data Lake / Business Intelligence strategies and architecture
    • Strong metadata experience
    • Experience Designing, modelling and implementing data solutions to meet the business needs and risk tolerance criteria of the firm
    • Design and/or implementation of Configuration Management Database (CMDB) systems.
  • Strong Data Governance experience
    • Ensure changes to the data environment generated by the department are compatible and compliant to the architectural standards
    • Maintain/Enhance data design process within Software Development Lifecycle working with the Firmwide Chief Development Office
    • Design and/or implementation of meta-data driven data contract enforcement systems
  • Communicate findings and recommendations effectively and efficiently through the department
  • Meet regularly with other Information Architects to review/enhance Information Architecture policies across the firm
  • Review the designs of other Information Architects to ensure cohesive integral data design across the firm
  • Partner with Data Stewards to identify Authoritative Data Sources

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

Ready to take your career to the next level? Apply today.