Data Architecture lead wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

ADCB bank Abu Dhabi logo


ADCB bank Abu Dhabi logo
ADCB bank Abu Dhabi logo

Expiry Date: 2018/08/11
Ref. JB3799904
Lead – Data Architecture
Job Description
To lead the design, implementation and enhancement of information management/data strategies and identify/implement standards, guidelines and best practices to ensure data meets the required standards and business requirements

1.Data Architecture Management
Lead the design, implementation and enhancements of Data Marts, collect and analyse user requirements in order to support business users achieve business goals
Develop and implement tools and platforms for data acquisition, extraction, transformation, management and manipulation of large and complex data sets in order to meet business requirements

Manage the collection of various metadata assets and oversee profiling of internal and external data sources in order to increase visibility and promote reuse

Engage with key stakeholders to define data classifications and data zoning to enable sensitive information assets to be immediately identified and proactively managed
Develop relationships and interact with external data and analytics vendors to support the implementation of data tools and platforms

2.Data Governance and Best Practices
Determine and implement overall data modeling standards, guidelines, best practices and approved data modeling techniques to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture industry standards and IT strategy
Liaise with external regulatory authorities to develop data governance in order to facilitate data availability, quality and ownership
Supervise the creation of all conceptual, logical and physical data models and conduct periodic reviews to ensure data modeling practices and guidelines are followed and comply with policies and standards
Research and identify emerging technology and industry standard data architecture/management frameworks in order to recommend enhancements to existing systems and approaches

3.Data Security and Risk Management
Protect the bank’s data against IT risks, including unauthorised access to information, data integrity problems, loss of processing capability, and poor service levels and provide recommendations to ensure the information system is successfully exploited to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage by identifying needs

Minimum Experience
At least 10 years of experience in Information Technology, of which 5 years of experience in a managerial capacity
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science or Equivalent
Professional Qualifications
TOGAF Open Architecture Framework Certification or Equivalent
Knowledge and Skills
Communication and persuasion skills
Presentation and facilitation skills
Negotiation and mediating
Business liaison
Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming skills
Design-thinking skills