Data Architect

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Job title
Data Architect
IT & Data
Post date
Sep 5, 2023
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IT & Data

Job Summary

As a Data Architect you will lead and drive the build of the data architecture and data modeling standards within a new application landscape at TVH. By designing the best fit architecture that supports the TVH business vision you also coordinate, guide and advise on the implementation roadmap.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop an enterprise data architecture framework that can be used as guidance for the different (master) data domains, having a good end-to-end view on the data flows on a global level. 
  • Create new data models and flows to meet requirements from the different end-to-end streams, based on our enterprise data architecture framework . 
  • Transform as-is data models and flows into new and improved models based on requirements defined by different end-to-end global process owners, in line with our framework. Ensure continuous improvement after installment of new/improved models. 
  • Support in technology solution selection and lead the set-up and implementation of Data management platforms (eg. Data catalogs, DQ tools, MDM Hub,…) in order to gain a firm grip on the data models and flows.
  • Enable effective data and analytics governance: Suggest who can take which actions with which information, and under which circumstances. Assist data and analytics leaders, business and IT leadership in developing information governance processes and structures.
  • Decide on Data & Analytics  strategy in line with the data management strategy: You will partner with business & IT leadership and provide strategic recommendations to maximize the value of information assets within their lifecycle.
  • Manage risk: you aid in the definition of data classifications and data zoning to allow information assets to be immediately identified and proactively managed as more information becomes federated in a digital economy.
  • Be part of the TVH Architecture Board to secure a solid IT and Data foundation that’s being created by phasing out legacy applications and implementing the brand new target architecture
  • Leading in creating more data awareness, ensures that data is addressed within the change processes of IT and Business
  • Coordinate and advise key stakeholders on data modeling standards

Preferred Qualifications


  • Desired education level: Master degree (computer science, commercial engineering or related field) or equivalent by experience 
  • Desired years of experience: minimum 6 years of relevant experience in business & data architecture 
  • The ability to translate conceptual use cases to practical solutions
  • Experience with designing and defining roadmaps on strategical, tactical and operational level, with a clear long-term (“bigger picture”) end in mind. 
  • Experience with working in medium to large global organizations, driving key implementation/transformation data projects 
  • Experience with TOGAF and DAMA DMBOK is considered an added value
  • Experience with managing outsourcing partners is a big plus
  • Excellent collaboration skills & able to engage with multiple business, technical stakeholders (both internal and external) and senior management
  • Excellent communication-, people- & stakeholder management skills 
  • Ability to work autonomously and make critical decisions 
  • Unbiased towards specific technologies or vendors 
Preeti Salvi

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