Front Office – Investment Management

Data Architect

£45k - £55k per annum

Birmingham, West Midlands

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About the role:

An investment management firm based in Birmingham, currently require a Data Architect with expertise in SQL development, to join them on a permanent basis.

The Data Architect role reports directly to the Data Manager and will be working as part of the Development team to maintain and optimise our existing databases, problem solve issues, and develop new solutions for business requirements. The role will be involved in exciting large-scale projects, as well as smaller scale individual requests.

You will be responsible for:
* Fine-tuning and optimising database objects for improved performance and responsiveness.
* Implementing strategies to enhance the efficiency and speed of data retrieval processes.
* Overseeing database structures, including ongoing reviews, cleansing, and maintenance.
* Proactively identifying and resolving data-related issues promptly and effectively.
* Providing troubleshooting support for database-related challenges, ensuring minimal disruption.
* Leading the development of innovative data architecture to meet the growing needs of the firm.
* Designing and implementing scalable data solutions with a strategic mindset.
* Working as the database subject matter expert on an exciting, large new project.
* Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure successful integration of data solutions.
* Utilising data modelling techniques, considering usability and long-term stability.

We’re looking for someone who has at least two years of relevant working experience in data architecture, database administration, and TSQL development.
Although not essential, experience within the financial or other regulated industries, would be advantageous.

Required Skills:
* Expert-level ability in TSQL development
* Experience with Microsoft SQL Server platforms
* Experience in Database Administration (DBA), including monitoring, security, and source control
* Proficiency in fine-tuning and optimising queries
* Able to effectively troubleshoot and identify route cause
* Skilled in data modelling, including ER and migration planning
* Strong stakeholder management and team-working ability
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills
* Microsoft Access, including UX and front-end development
* Python and / or R
* Project management, including planning, design, implementation, and testing
* Other Microsoft Office applications

* £45-55k
* 15% discretionary bonus
* Healthcare
* 7.5% pension
* Hybrid working

Please apply now to discuss further.

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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