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Enterprise Data Architect – Leading Legal Practice

Reference: 20212


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

10 October, 2022

Are you interested in joining a team acknowledged as leaders in their field with a culture where difference is positively valued? If so, then this Enterprise Data Architect role may be for you!

Abacus are delighted to be working with a leading international legal practice with a truly global presence and a reputation for delivering excellence in all that they do.

Our client is currently offering an exceptional opportunity for a talented Enterprise Data Architect to join their team, with company benefits including an extensive network of retail discounts, discounted gym membership and a hybrid working model, to name a few.


Your Role

As part of the Architecture, Data and Engineering team, the successful candidate will:

  • Ensure the company has a focus on and maintains an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, processes, standards, and practices to achieve the required level of consistency and quality to meet business needs
  • Set the vision for the company’s use of data and manage the company’s data/application catalogues, matrices and diagrams to improve the quality and value of core data assets
  • Manage the way that people and programs engage with data, ensuring that data can be turned into valuable insights that inform business decisions.
  • Consistently communicate the business benefits of data standards and will champion and govern those standards across the firm.
  • Ensure internal procedures keep pace with evolving data regulation and compliance.


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Access to an extensive network of discounts including Perks Discounts Cards
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Flexible working
  • Holiday trading


The Essentials

  • Experience in the development and management of an enterprise data catalogue
  • Experience of developing, implementing, and managing a Data Governance and Data Quality Management Framework
  • Clear knowledge and experience in the application of data governance, data privacy and data ethics principles
  • Strong numeracy and statistical skills
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills


What would make you stand out?

  • NLP and Machine Learning Experience
  • Experience using automated approaches to manage and support data privacy compliance


  • Power BI
  • On-Premise SQL DB
  • Delta Lake (DataBricks)
  • Good Knowledge required of all Azure data products, including the use cases, advantages and disadvantages
  • Data Catalog products (evaluate, design, implement and manage) e.g. Collibra, Azure Purview etc


To hear more about this fantastic opportunity, or to hear about alternative IT roles in Belfast, please contact Colin McAlinden or Andrew Harrison at Abacus Careers. To apply for this role, please follow the link below.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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