Data Architect at Novus - Strategy & Consulting, Remote, 3 Months+, £300-£400 per day

£300 - £400 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Jun 04, 2024
up to 6 Months Information Technology

Contract Description

Location: Remote
Type: Contract (3 months, with a potential extension)

About the Company:
Novus is a boutique consultancy specialising in Financial Services, committed to pioneering solutions that address significant industry challenges. Join us to be at the forefront of innovation, utilising your expertise to influence major developments within the Financial Services sector.

Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly experienced Senior Data Architect to enhance our data infrastructure and contribute to our cloud-based initiatives. This role requires expertise in both traditional and cloud-native database technologies, as well as experience with NoSQL databases. You will be instrumental in designing robust data models and architectures that align with our strategic goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop complex data models to support business requirements.
  • Implement and manage databases using MS SQL and Azure cloud-native database solutions.
  • Integrate NoSQL databases into the existing data ecosystem to enhance performance and scalability.
  • Provide strategic guidance on data storage, data extraction, and data retention policies.
  • Collaborate with IT and business teams to ensure that data solutions are scalable, sustainable, and secure.
  • Lead migration projects to move data from traditional databases to cloud-based systems.
  • Optimize data architecture to support real-time and batch data processing.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in data architecture, with 4-5 years focused on Azure environments.
  • Extensive experience with MS SQL and other traditional database systems.
  • Proven expertise in designing and implementing solutions using Azure cloud-native databases.
  • Strong experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Cassandra, or others.
  • Demonstrated ability to design scalable and efficient data models.

Desirable Skills:

  • Certifications in data architecture or database management, particularly Azure.
  • Experience in Financial Services or consultancy environments.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

Contract Details:

  • Initial 3-month contract with a high likelihood of extension.
  • Day rate: £300 - £400, depending on experience.

Job Types: Temporary contract, Fixed term contract, Freelance
Contract length: 3 months

Pay: £300.00-£400.00 per day


  • Work from home


  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Remote