Database Architect

Database Architect Remote

Version 1
Full Time Remote 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

Company Description

"Version 1 has celebrated over 25 years in the IT industry and we continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. Version 1 is a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner; we are also an award-winning employer and our employees are at the heart of Version 1.

Version 1 as a consultancy and a service provider, we are a digital-first environment and we do things differently. We are focused on our core values, and using these we have seen significant growth in our UK Digital, Data and Cloud Practice in the 4 years since inception. Our UK Digital, Data and Cloud business is now preparing for the next phase of expansion, opening new opportunities for highly skilled technologists and leaders to join one of the fastest-growing consultancies in the UK.

A few of our awards are the AWS Migration Partner of the Year - EMEA at AWS Re: Invent 2022, Best Workplace™ for Women UK 2022 By Great Place to Work® and Top 10 in Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards 2023."

Job Description

We are seeing unprecedented growth across several of our key practice areas. We are looking for talented individuals, who want a challenging, dynamic work environment with honesty & integrity, excellence and drive amongst our core values as well as a strong emphasis on our people and a work-life balance.

If you are interested in playing a key role in growing the Data Analytics practice, designing Data solutions for our customers and building the Data team within Version 1 read on.

  • To provide technical and design leadership to a highly skilled and motivated expert technical team.
  • To design solutions that make use of the newest technologies and industry best practices.
  • Working alongside other teams to keep Data Architecture Models up to date.
  • Work with data analysts, engineers and visualisation consultants to realise your designs
  • Technical ownership for a Data project, covering technology road-map alignment, estimation, project planning, user story/requirement creation and full development lifecycle.
  • Maintain and optimize the Data Warehouse and Data Lake / Data Brick solutions to maximize performance
  • Marshall teams to ensure excellent quality and consistency.
  • Pull together estimates from teams for future work.
  • Driving and implementing non-functional requirements for customers
  • Communicate technical designs in conversation, documentation and presentations to stakeholders of various technical abilities.
  • Make effective decisions within fast-moving delivery.
  • Mentoring, coaching and developing members of your team and the wider community.
  • Identify opportunities to add value to the customer in the management and delivery of its Data landscape.
  • Working with business analysts and end-users to elicit requirements & assist in developing design specifications for short-, medium- and long-term future state architectures.
  • Identifying technology trends and deriving relevant IT proposals, including migration strategies.
  • Engaging with the software development lifecycle, providing design and technical coaching to project business analysts, solutions architects, development teams, test management, and project managers.


Essential criteria

  • Strong background in Data Engineering, Architecture and documentation
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft SQL Server, Azure, PowerApps and Power BI
  • Strong familiarity of the Azure DevOps toolset & Microsoft Azure related Certifications
  • Proven track record of implementing end-to-end data solutions and ELT/ETL pipeline development skills
  • Experience working with solutions in the Cloud specifically Microsoft's Azure platform
  • Strong SQL experience both within the SQL Azure space and on prem
  • Ability to communicate well with key stakeholders and non-technical audiences
  • A strong level of TSQL language skills
  • Experience in leading data engineering projects
  • Experience working with large-scale data environments in a data engineering role
  • A demonstrable track record in a similar role is a necessity for this role.
  • Must have hands-on experience Architecting and delivering solutions using the AWS Analytics platform including some of the following: AWS S3, AWS RDS, AWS Glue, AWS Redshift, AWS Kinesis, AWS Lambda, AWS Managed Kafka, AWS Sagemaker, AWS Athena.

Additional Information

"At Version 1, we believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes their well-being, professional growth, and financial stability.

One of our standout advantages is the ability to work remote or with a hybrid schedule along with business travel, allowing our employees to strike a balance between work and life. We also offer a range of tech-related benefits, including an innovative Tech Scheme, Octopus Car Lease, and MyGym Discounts to help keep our team members up-to-date with the latest technology.

We prioritize the health and safety of our employees, providing private medical and life insurance coverage, as well as free eye tests and contributions towards glasses. Our team members can also stay ahead of the curve with incentivized certifications and accreditations, including AWS, Microsoft, Oracle, and Red Hat.

Our employee-designed Profit Share scheme divides a portion of our company's profits each quarter among all full-time employees. We are dedicated to helping our employees reach their full potential, offering Pathways Career Development Quarterly, a program designed to support professional growth."

About Version 1

CEO: Tom O'Connor
Revenue: Unknown / Non-Applicable
Size: 1001 to 5000 Employees
Type: Company - Private
Year Founded: 1996

Database Architect
Version 1
Dublin, Ireland
Tom O'Connor
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Information Technology Support Services
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