Data Architect

Job Title: Data Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $922.00 - $1022.00 per day
Start Date: 2019-08-02
Reference: JO-1907-531671
Contact Name: Mats Rorvik
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2019 15:15

Job Description

Our client is a large healthcare entity who is seeking an experienced and energised Data Architect to join the team. You will be part of an organisation who helps care for Queenslanders and help them realise their vision of being Australia's best healthcare support partner.
  • Contract until January 31st + possible extension
  • Based on the cusp of Brisbane's CBD
  • Competitive rates
You will assist in the successful delivery of a range of projects supporting the replacement of the existing legacy system with a COTS solution.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to defined service quality standards, health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
  • Develop and execute the project data migration solution to support the transition and overall data architecture design and migration requirements in alignment with the QH Enterprise Architecture standards and principles.
  • Work with the internal and external Data Migration Specialists, Solution Owner, Senior Project Managers, Subject Matter Experts and Test Manager to design, implement and securely migrate data to ensure customer needs and required functionality are defined early in the development cycle, including documenting requirements, trade-off analysis proceeding with design synthesis and system validation.
  • Ensure information is managed and validated, securely and migrated so that it is of high quality and fit for purpose.
  • Ensure documents dealing with elements of data design e.g. data migration, sourcing papers, integration diagrams, master test strategies, are executable, auditable and traceable to specific requirements and design decisions.
  • Participate as an active member of the LIS Solution Delivery Team, contributing to strategic and operational decision making.
  • Engage both technical and business stakeholders across QH to ensure dependencies and impacts of the LIS Solution are clearly understood.
  • Constrain design and solution options based on funding and schedule requirements and ensure any supplier deliverables meets expectations and are fit for purpose.
  • Identify program/project dependencies and produce solution designs that ensure effective integration between business, information, integration, identity, application and technology elements of solutions
  • Take proactive steps to identify and minimise solution design and delivery related issues, risks and costs whilst optimising benefits.
  • Ability to develop Information and Data Architecture components to support the Solution Architecture Document as required.
What are we looking for?
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders and external technology vendors to partner with them in delivering the required ICT outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements into data/information models, data migration and ETL specifications, including data quality management.
  • Demonstrated experience in the modeling, design and implementation of complex data migrations.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver within a complex program/project environment, including the ability to plan, manage and deliver work packages and products as required.
  • Demonstrated highly-developed consultation, facilitation, written and oral communication skills, with the proven ability to develop positive, effective working and strategic relationships and partnerships with a wide variety of senior internal and external stakeholders in an overall environment of change.
  • Experience within the health sector is highly desirable.
  • ICT or related degree with a minimum of ten years of professional experience in a comparable role undertaking complex ICT projects and providing ICT solution design services that align with organizational objectives and business requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in data models with the ability to develop, execute and deliver a data model approach plan.
  • Experience in data vault methodology or similar.
  • Experience in managing data in a phased rollout approach.
  • Experience in data integration in a highly complex environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral, written and presentational while presenting complex ideas to technical and non - technical audiences.
  • Experience in identifying technical issues, thinking laterally and applying analytical skills to develop appropriate options for resolution.
  • Demonstrated experience in large program environments supporting the delivery of complex solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to support program/project level planning and prioritisation of activities based on both risk management and schedule imperatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify impacts and dependencies to support business transformation initiatives underpinned by new, complex COTS solutions that will replace large, critical, legacy Enterprise applications.
Please apply now or contact Mats Rorvik or Tom Circosta on 07 3221 3333.