Principal Enterprise Architect Data & Decision
BT Group
Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, Ireland
2h ago

Closing date

Nov 23, 2019, 11 : 59 : 00 PM

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities.

We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

The ever increasing volume and variety of data available, means we need faster and simpler data management and governance capabilities to allow us to understand and exploit our data landscape across the enterprise.

Our goal is to provide a comprehensive Data Management Framework and toolkit that will encompass data governance, management and quality to help us ensure the data we collect and use across the business is fit for purpose.

  • We need to bring some order to the chaos through the development of appropriate taxonomies; ontologies; models; descriptors;
  • toolkits; and processes, which will enable us to meet our legal, regulatory and business demands for quality information.

    Data Management in BT has to evolve to accommodate new native technologies like cloud and cognitive, and as we move further into an agile development and delivery model it has to provide the fitness functions, patterns and models that will empower the business through Citizen Development models.

    What you'll be doing

  • Architecture : Clear experience of Data Architecture in multiple business sectors;with significant experience of Data Governance
  • Vendor management : Established external partner network especially with the key Technology vendors
  • Strategy : Experience of developing data management,governance and quality strategies which including horizon scanning, best practice, and clear roadmaps to delivery.
  • Leadership : Stakeholder management at senior levels
  • Enterprise and Business Architecture : Experience of developing business contextual Data Governance models and strategies
  • Sourcing : Experience of procuring new technologies and solutions from external parties
  • Experience of defining how data should be managed across an enterprise business
  • Full understanding of as a Service models, patterns and ways of working
  • Multi-sector experience delivering Integration solutions
  • Service Design Methods, Approaches and Ways of Working
  • Experience of data management models, patterns, techniques and approaches..
  • Define and develop a wide Data Management and Governance strategy working with the various brands and business units in BT.
  • Establish a framework model Data Governance and Data Quality.
  • Publish internal and external articles on effective data management topics
  • Establish standards, policies and procedures as needed to ensure consistency and compliance within a governance framework.
  • Establish Data Management / Governance / Quality fitness functions into our Architecture models
  • Establish a Data Governance working group across the business
  • Establish a framework for Continuous Improvement and Delivery models
  • Identify, develop and promote key projects in each part of the business
  • Develop 5 year horizon capability roadmaps
  • Establish appropriate communication strategy for informing the business of new capabilities, services and technology offerings
  • Keep up to date with all new services from our technology vendors and establish how they can be used within the business
  • Define how data should be managed across BT, paying particular attention to information modelling, data quality and master datamanagement
  • We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Experience across multiple sectors defining and delivering comprehensive data management solutions.
  • Experience of Enterprise Data Architecture frameworks including DAMA (DM BoK), CDMP or DGPO.
  • Deep understanding and experience of enterprise data management, information quality, data modelling, metadata management and information lifecycle modelling.
  • Experience in running light-touch data governance processes in large organizations
  • Clearly demonstrable experience working at C Level.
  • Experience of large scale transformation programmes with a mix of Legacy, New and Emerging technologies
  • Clearly demonstrate understanding of the current and emerging data management landscape and how it can be used
  • Experience of Service Design, Benefit Modelling, Agile, CI, CD
  • A thought leader across multiple topics
  • Be able to clearly articulate complex topics to an array of stakeholders across the business
  • Be able to go Toe-to-Toe with the best people from our technology vendors to ensure we stay ahead of new capabilities and services
  • Why choose us?

    We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

    That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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