Database Architect - Oracle & MS

  • Job Reference: LC/ARCH/DB/01
  • Date Posted: 24 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Talent Resource
  • Location: Africa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: USD Daily Rate + Housing + Flights
  • Sector: Technology > Data Centre, Function > Architecture & Planning
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Contact: Luke Cowgill
  • Email: cv@talentresource.com
  • Telephone: 01625838638

Job Description

Lead the design for new Data Center building, including developing High level and detailed level design for the data center networks to support IaaS, PaaS, DBaaS, BkaaS, VDI, VPC services.  • Create HLD, LLD solutions, secure stakeholders’ approval and handoff for implementation. • Understand business requirements, create technical requirements and apply design methods and standards for quality design approach. • Participate in capacity planning, dimensioning, performance and vendor management. • Provide support (RFI/RFP, Client/vendor due diligence). • End to end design, deployment and usage experience for data services; including on-premise, hybrid and cloud. • Delivering value by solving customer’s complex data problems. • Work with the different SMEs from the Infrastructure Architecture and Planning team as well as other technical teams to design and implement solutions to support the reliable delivery of products and services as well as to meet the goals of the business. • Provide team leadership, technical leadership, coaching, mentoring and support to implementation engineers and other technical teams. Principally act as a design authority during implementations. • Define security and backup procedures. • Provide operational support for Management Information Systems (MIS). 
 
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS • 10+ years' experience in designing, deploying and migrating key technical systems. • A proven track record of services delivery excellence with 8+ years of experience in technology leadership and consulting services. •  8+ years' Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role. • Exceptional understanding of the requirements, gathering and analyzing system requirements needed to design, manage and maintain complex technical solutions and their peripherals. • Extensive architecture and design experience with secure, complex applications across various data sources and multi-cloud platforms. • In-depth understanding of database structure principles, Solid knowledge of common database technologies; structured, unstructured. • Understanding of data governance, creating data dictionaries and security. • Deep understanding of using data and analytics services to solve enterprise data challenges.