Salary: £100,000 - £120,000 per annum + benefits
Our client, who are one of the leading consultancies delivering leading cloud services to some of the worlds most exciting brands across all sectors. They are the leading Google Cloud-only agile systems integrator and are a number one partner. They have won multiple innovation awards including some projects with some of the biggest brands out there.
As the Head of Data, we are looking for someone who has worked on migration projects into the cloud, building big data solutions and designing large-scale data processing systems, acting as a true consultant. You will partner with customers on how to ingest, store, process, analyse, explore and visualise data on Public Cloud platforms.
You will have experience in a cross functional role or have the ability to lead a team as well as customer engagement. You will be managing and taking responsibility for the development of team members encompassing data architects, data engineers and data scientists and working closely with Tier 1 Partners delivering cutting-edge cloud services to incredible brands across a range of sectors.
There is no 'typical day' - so you'll get involved in a wide range of activities (more production than POC) but here is what to expect:
Identify, scope and participate in the design and delivery of cloud data platform solutions, data storage, movement and orchestration solutions utilising GCP
Design and execute a platform modernisation approach for customers' data environments
Design, coordinate and execute pilots, prototypes or proof of concepts, provide validation on specific scenarios and provide deployment guidance
Collaborate and share best practices/insights with engineering colleagues and the architect community
Ability to lead & coach a team of Data Architects, Data Engineers and Data Scientists
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) OR AWS migration experience
Able to consult on various technologies around databases, data warehousing and big data eg BigQuery, Oracle, Redshift, Teradata, Hadoop.
Articulate communication skills to explain complex solutions to external or internal customers in a clear and concise manner, aligned with the ability to adjust style to a varied audience within an organisation.
Exposure to data science modelling, analytics & BI reporting (Tableau, Looker, Periscope, DataStudio).
History of working with Data warehouse solutions (on-premise & Public Cloud).
Good experience of SQL on relational & non-relational database (RedShift, BigQuery, MySQL, etc).
Analytical and design skills around the full end-to-end ETL life cycle of data pipelines in large enterprise settings
Practical experience of data curation, cleansing, creation and maintenance of data sets for business purposes