Data Architect – Insurance – BirminghamPermanent
i3 Resourcing
Birmingham, West Midlands
1d ago

BI Technical Architect permanent, £60,000 £70,000 + travel allowance + benefits and bonus, Birmingham, Insurance

My client, a leading global Insurer, seeking an experienced BI Technical Architect to join their Birmingham Office and help them build the architectural foundation for all their platforms.

Key aspects of the role :

To architect and deliver, in collaboration with the BI team and the wider IT function, BI solutions to satisfy the business challenges of Beazley.

This role requires the development of a strong interface with both Operations and technical personnel within IT in ensuring the ongoing integrity of the BI environment.

To manage, lead and mentor members of the BI development team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of BI technical strategy
  • Assessment of current technical architecture and definition of future architecture required to support the BI roadmap
  • Estimate system capacity to meet near- and long-term processing requirements
  • Analyse and document;
  • Hardware requirements
  • DBMS requirements
  • Middleware requirements
  • Network requirements
  • Server configuration requirements
  • Client configurations
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on technology roadmaps
  • Identify, assess, and evaluate technologies, products, and tools which could be beneficial to the organisation.
  • Analyse and review Operational support requirements
  • Develop ETL technical architecture.
  • Develop access / analysis tool technical architecture
  • Evaluate and select access / analysis tools
  • Interface with DBA staff
  • Interface with systems operations staff
  • Monitor BI usage capture and maintenance of metrics.
  • Develop and manage the BI dependency plan, job scheduling and cycle management
  • Develop disaster recovery strategy for BI
  • Determine and ensure execution of backup and recovery strategy
  • Continue to investigate and evaluate emerging BI technologies.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of longer-term strategic plans for BI to meet the changing demands of the business.
  • Technical governance for all BI development activities, worldwide
  • Technical governance of all BI activity delivered by Beazley’s outsourced development partners
  • Championing system design best practices
  • Responsible for ensuring BI development projects meet appropriate technical standards
  • Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven experience of .Net Architecture and Microsoft development strategies, encompassing both current and forthcoming tools and platforms
  • Proven experience of delivering a financial based .Net distributed systems
  • Proven experience of implementations using Agile, Waterfall and Planned Iterative methodologies
  • Proven experience of managing a team of developers both technically and line management
  • Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Designing systems for availability, operational support & monitoring
  • BI Technical Architect permanent, £60,000 £70,000 + travel allowance + benefits and bonus, Birmingham, Insurance

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