What is the role of a Data Architect?

As a Data Architect, you will be responsible for designing and managing all aspects of a company’s database, including its structure and installation. Additionally, a data architect is responsible for defining strategic needs for data, providing design reports in alignment with these needs, and aligning the company’s data architecture with its business goals.


  • Design data architecture assets that are in line with long-term business objectives
  • Analyse existing SQL queries for performance improvements
  • Provide management and executive teams with accurate database design and architecture reports
  • To ensure functionality, install and configure information systems
  • Cooperate with the team to ensure system architecture meets the needs in terms of structure and details
  • Perform regular tests, troubleshooting, and install new features to monitor system performance
  • Write computer code, in a variety of languages, to enhance and upgrade software and applications
  • Create database solutions to save and manage company data
  • Train and provide one-on-one assistance to staff members

Tech Stack

  • Microsoft Excel
  • SQL
  • Oracle
  • Tableau
  • AWS

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  • Previous experience as a Data Architect, Data Analyst or in a similar role
  • A degree in computer science, or similar degree
  • Analytical and physical data modelling experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An analytical thinker with a problem-solving mentality
  • A good understanding of compiling and assessing system requirements
  • Proven experience in data analytics and database design
  • Experience of leading and collaborating with external business partners

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