Solution architect


Oil & Gas

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Key Competencies

  • Typical Years of Experience: 10 to 15 years in IT with some IT leadership experience
  • Minimum Education or Certification: 4-year Degree related to IT
  • Prior experience in big data solutions as either an architect, product owner or software/data engineer with experience of Azure technologies such as Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Synapse & Purview
  • Prior experience of technologies & methodologies such as Databricks, Dremio, Delta Lake and Data Mesh would be advantageous
  • Strong stakeholder management skills; the role requires pro-active communication and an ability to work closely with other members in project teams and other disciplines in architecture in particular.
  • Strong communication skills; the role requires effective written and verbal communications. Including the ability to communicate architectural viewpoints and decisions using content appropriate for the audience.
  • Business skills; the role requires the ability to acquire and apply industry sector knowledge. Including the ability to establish the linkage between business value and technical architecture.

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Role Overview

Play a key role in shaping our next generation Data Platform as part of our Enterprise Cloud Platform Architecture team. This team plays a key role in architecting the core cloud, data platform and data science capability that underpins the client strategy to power the energy transition. This role will require you to work across global IT organization collaborating with Segment Architects, Product Owners & Portfolio Managers to define and deliver incremental updates to the Data Platforms capability. The role will require you to work across the data platform domain solutioning components including: Data Ingestion, Data Access, Data Virtualization and Data Governance


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide solution architecture development, consultancy and assurance to projects, making sure applications are well designed and conform to our standards and reference/segment architectures. The Solution Architect is accountable to the Project Manager for the architecture of a solution being developed and implemented until the successful deployment of the solution. This includes:
    • Being the point of call for all architecture aspects of an IT Project.
    • Being able to address and integrate the: Business Process, Data,
    • Application, Technical and Information Security aspects of an IT Solution.
    • Ensure projects solution architecture is documented using the relevant templates, tooling and conforms to standards.
    • Coach detailed designers and business analysts in projects during their design work.
    • Reviewing and accepting the detailed design of an IT solution.
    • Support Segment Architects and reviews through the Architecture Review Board as required.
  • Take an active role in documenting, improving & maintaining the Reference Models in BizzDesign. Lifting project deliverables to the Conceptual and Logical levels.
  • Follow IT Technology developments in the market and leverage this knowledge in architecting solutions in the client. Ensure solutions are ‘future-proof’
  • Stay in touch with development of standards and standard services in IT at the client. To ensure the latest service developments are taken into account.
  • Pro-actively contribute to the development of the Architecture community and be an ambassador for Architecture. Interact with stakeholders on architecture issues and strategic improvements where such expertise is required.
  • Maintain knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements, including data privacy regulations (e.g. GDPR), and ensure that those are included in architecture design decisions.
  • Responsible for championing and embedding Security by Design and Privacy by Design in projects, and to ensure that the appropriate design decisions are made, documented and implemented

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Please send us your recent CV (Word) + a cover letter for this role (both in English) together with your availability/planned vacations and all-in hourly rate VAT (BTW) excluded

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