Senior Data and Analytics Solution Architect (Relocate to Malta / Consulting / Big 4) – Black Pen

Job Description


  • Architecting and overall end-to-end design, deployment and delivery of Azure Data Platforms, across Data Lakes, Data Warehouses, Data Lakehouses, pipelines, Databricks, BI and Data Analytics solutions 
  • Presales, estimating and proposal writing, responding to RFPs
  • Remaining up to date in new and emerging technologies
  • Working with clients to develop data technology strategy and roadmaps, and plan delivery 
  • Oversight and support of delivery team outputs 
  • Data modelling, design, and build 
  • Infrastructure as Code delivery
  • Enforcing technical architecture and documentation standards, policies and procedures
  • Analysing, implementing, and resolving issues with existing Azure Data Platforms
  • Working with business experts and customers to understand business needs, and translate business requirements into reporting and data analytics functionality
  • Assisting in scoping, estimation and task planning for assigned projects
  • Following the project work plans to meet functionality requirements, project objectives and timelines 
  • Providing accurate and complete technical architectural documents
  • Addressing customer queries and issues in a timely manner 
  • Providing mentoring and hands on guidance to other team members.


  • Graduate-level education in Computer Science or a relevant field, or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level 
  • Minimum of three years working in a similar role
  • Experience in designing and implementing Azure Data solutions using services such as:
    • Azure Synapse Analytics  
    • Azure Databricks 
    • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure Data Factory  
    • Azure DevOps 
    • Azure Stream Analytics 
    • Azure Blob storage  
    • Azure Cosmos DB 
    • ARM templates
  • Familiar with Microsoft Power BI
  • Familiar with Azure Purview
  • An understanding of Master Data Management and Data Governance frameworks
  • Familiar with Infrastructure as Code approaches and implementations 
  • Familiar with development approaches such as CI/CD 
  • Familiar with Azure DevOps
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills 
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to work as a team member and leader in a diverse technical environment 
  • Be customer-service oriented 
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment 
  • Fluent in English 
  • Willing to travel across the UK and abroad when required 
  • Formal training and/or certification on related technologies is highly valued
  • Knowledge of Common Data Models/Industry Data Models/Synapse Analytics Database templates will be considered an asset 
  • Experience in OLAP technology and the Microsoft on-premises BI Stack (SSIS/SSRS/SSAS) will be useful but is not compulsory
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 products, the Common Data Service (CDS) and the Microsoft Power Platform will be considered an asset.

Salary + Benefits.

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