A data architect is responsible for designing, maintaining, and optimizing complex database systems that store and manage large amounts of information. They work closely with other members of the IT team, such as data analysts, developers, and business stakeholders, to develop and manage the company's data infrastructure.
What's the role?
Develop data models and database designs to meet the needs of the organization.
Define data governance policies and procedures to ensure data quality, security, and compliance with regulations.
Collaborate with data analysts and business stakeholders to identify data requirements for reporting and analysis.
Design and implement data integration solutions to enable seamless data flow between disparate systems.
Optimize database performance by tuning parameters, indexing data, and monitoring system activity.
Develop and maintain data dictionaries, metadata repositories, and other documentation to facilitate understanding and use of data.
Manage database security by implementing access controls, encryption, and other security measures to protect sensitive and confidential data.
What we need from you
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or a related field.
8+ years of experience in data architecture and data modeling.
Proven expertise in data modelling, database design, and architecture.
Strong knowledge of database management systems, such as Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.
Proficiency in ETL tools, such as Informatica or Talend.
Familiarity with cloud-based data storage solutions such as AWS S3 or Azure Blob Storage.
Experience with data warehousing and business intelligence tools such as Power BI, Tableau or QlikView.
Strong communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
An innovative place to work
There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.
Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.
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We're creating a space, where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we'll take it from there.
We're closing the gender gap - whether, that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.
A rewarding place to work
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.
We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.