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Solutions Architect - Data

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
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IT & computing
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Are you a talented Solution Architect specialising in Data?
  • Showcase your exceptional analytical, process and data modelling skills and join our ICT Technology, Strategy and Architecture team.
  • Permanent position, Wellington CBD


About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced proactive Solutions Architect with excellent data analysis and data management skills to join our Ministry.  Working collaboratively with a diverse group of business users, ICT, and delivery functions, you will have the opportunity to contribute your knowledge to the many solutions created and implemented along with working on your own assigned projects.

MBIE undertakes large scale implementations where we challenge the status quo, delivering solutions which are innovative, creative and ultimately have a positive impact on the lives of many New Zealanders, it is therefore vital that you have an innate passion to harness technology solutions for maximum impact.

Your workload will be constant and varied, and as we move through a life cycle of programmes you will need to be able to keep pace with both the volume, and time pressures, of a high performing team.

About you:

Data Architecture is concerned with models, policies, rules and standards that govern how data is collected, stored, arranged, integrated and put to use in systems within MBIE.  This role will support the Domain Architect Data in implementing their responsibilities within projects.  You will also work closely with the Data and Information team along with other functions, including business, application/system, infrastructure and security architecture and will focus on both strategic objectives and tactical demands.

As an experienced Solution Architect we will expect you to be able to quickly assess projects and programmes, build rapport with the key stakeholders and make decisions as to how you are going to add value for our business owners.

We are looking for a solid track record of your experience and in-depth understanding of database structure principles, experience in gathering,  analysing and modelling data requirements along with  expertise in the major toolsets associated with data modelling, data architecture and data management.  Proficiency with SQL is expected and expertise with JSON and XML would be advantageous.

A breadth of experience in your portfolio would be desirable, along with experience in working on projects and programmes across the board – from newly commissioned programmes to enhancements of BAU systems and applications.

About MBIE:

The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.

At MBIE we are committed to career development and you will have the opportunity to learn from your peers and be exposed to learning opportunities to build your own knowledge base.

How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our online careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the online application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Email Fi Sanderson at quoting ref MBIE/1426381 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 27 October 2019.


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