Data Governance Architect

  1. Full Time
  2. Business Improvement
Posting date:12 Oct, 2020

Data Governance Architect
Newbury or Paddington
(Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Hours:   COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. At Vodafone Group, we partner with our local markets to drive consistency and earn customer loyalty across 20 countries for over 600 million customers. We are restless and passionate about creating a better future for all. We are always open to new things, and curious to create solutions that our customers will love. We are constantly learning to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards and to deliver on our strategy. Our ambition is to improve 1 billion lives and half our environmental impact by 2025. It’s up to each of us to make this happen. Ready?

Today, we connect one in 16 people worldwide. The technology function is fundamental in building a Digital Society. Our Gigabit networks, the Internet of Things and mobile financial services enable incredible innovations that will make our lives easier, healthier, smarter and more fulfilling. We want to make sure that our technology creates a better future for people, communities, businesses and society. We get it done, together. We think big, take risks, keep the best and learn from the rest. Do you?

Join us as a Senior Data Governance Architect and you can be part of the team that shapes the way data is used to empower the business and all the people in it. The Future is exciting. Ready?”
With us you will:
As Senior Data Governance Architect, you will support architecture, design, implementation, establishment, and delivery of enterprise Data Governance solutions, including policies and standards for Vodafone’s data governance strategy. 
You will help create, drive and support the adoption of data governance policies and standards across all Vodafone operational companies.
You will help build common consensus on the architecture within each of the (many) local markets and subsequently enable the local markets implementation of data governance framework.
You will provide coaching and mentoring to business and technology areas in the application and usage of Data Governance solutions.

You must have…
Your ability to communicate both written and verbally is excellent.
You have a record of driving technical change.
You have experience working in a global team distributed across multiple locations.
You ensure alignment to the enterprise architecture and adherence to architecture principles
You can critically and constructively evaluate tools, standards and procedures.
You are a “doer” with hands on experience in data modelling (SID expert), TMF Open API, Data Catalog solution (Collibra preferred), event-based/streaming architectures and technologies like Kafka, pub/sub, schema registry and API’s.
You have experience with Google cloud (preferred)/AWS /Azure and K8S.
You have experience juggling various stakeholder demands and can proactively manage and prioritise time and resources across multiple projects.
You’ll be expertly familiar with data privacy regulations such as GDPR, and their impact on our processes, procedures and tooling.
You have very strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle.
You have strong knowledge of enterprise integration patterns, microservice architectures and event sourcing.
You are a team player who works collaboratively with other members of the team, and can lead and train other members of the team.

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