Data Architect / Data Modeller

Job Description

Data Architect / Data  Modeller – Mobile Communications, Wireless, Telecoms


Our client is a highly successful global solutions provider. They make equipment, software, and systems that help to plan, deploy, certify, monitor, and optimize all kinds of networks - like those for mobile phones, service providers, large businesses and data centres.


They have an exciting opportunity for a Data Architect. You will be responsible for leading the definition of storage and analytics solutions for the product (Network Integrated Test, Real-time analytics & Optimization). The cloud-native Platform addresses wireline and wireless Service Providers as well as Enterprise and Cloud Business Segments. Our client’s diverse portfolio requires storage, analytics and information models that are adaptable for highly variable deployment models with node counts ranging from one to thousands.


As a leader in this area, you’ll be responsible for driving definition, price performance, scalability, and improved time to market for existing and future solutions. You must be skilled in all types of storage technologies, including Big Data, NoSQL, and RDBMS, and have extensive background in translating domain models into efficient information models.

You will need to work collaboratively development teams that are located in Europe and the U.S., visiting various sites regularly.


As a member of the Systems Architecture your main responsibilities will involve:

Defining a storage architecture for the platform that is capable meeting a diverse set of deployment models, while shielding inexperienced developers from development complexity

Leading the selection and lifecycle of our storage solutions from cradle to grave, including risk reductions and migration strategies

Defining non-functional requirements for each solution, and working with the team to achieve these requirements in an efficient and portable manner



  • Working with product management, domain architects, and customers to lead the definition of information models across the portfolio

  • Identifying cross product synergies, based on data mining and analytics applied to product data, i.e., further monetizing the products data

  • Assessing the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.

  • Developing processes and tools to monitor and analyse model performance and data accuracy.


Candidate Profile

Candidate must have previously served as a data architect for a medium or large (preferably public) company with a proven background of managing multiple long-term projects in service provider, enterprise or cloud-based environments (including SaaS).


Your skills and qualifications - Data Architect / Data Modeller will ideally include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; Master’s Degree preferred

  • Hands on data modelling experience

  • Detailed understanding of domain modelling

  • Need to come from a Strong Service provider, network provider, Telecoms

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Extensive experience delivering technology solutions

  • A number of years of hands on experience with the listed below technologies

  • Hadoop, including HDFS, Spark, Parquet, Hive, HBase

  • NoSQL such as MongoDB, Elastic Search,

  • O/RDBMS technologies such as Oracle, Postgres

  • Unix systems

  • Python, Java or Scala

  • Leading design of Big Data solutions (at least 2 major projects)

  • Experience with information modelling, working directly with development teams

  • Lead risk reductions, estimation efforts, performance and capacity modelling/ planning

  • Verify technical feasibility and validate solution options against the requirements

  • Experience with Agile methodologies, effective working independently and in a virtual team setting

  • Strong communication and presentation skills


Desired Skills and Experience – Data Architect / Data Modeller

  • Designing and implementing Streaming and Batch solutions on Hadoop.

  • Virtualization and containerization including Docker, Kubernetes, Helm

  • IT Automation tools like Ansible, Chef and Puppet

  • Expertise with data lakes, data warehouse, data marts

  • Experience supporting Data Scientists with machine learning code in Spark.


Data Architect / Data Modeller – Mobile Communications, Wireless, Telecoms

Salary:  Competitive plus excellent benefits including bonus, private medical, some flexible working, onsite parking.

Location:  Newbury, Berkshire