Working at the heart of the energy transition and creating the future data foundation for Vopak to speed up becoming a data driven organization.
Vopak is well underway to become a digital and data driven organization. We are investing heavily in the data foundation as well as speeding up the utilization of data. For years, we have been standardizing our business processes across our terminal network, modernizing our application landscape, started governing and modeling our data, and implemented new cloud based integration-, and data analytics platforms. Data is more and more utilized in customer portals, data sharing platforms together with partners in the logistic supply chain, and for advanced analytics & AI.
In a brand new department within Global IT, all data capabilities needed to support Vopak's data journey will be centralized, ranging from data engineers & data scientists to data quality experts and data architects.
It is imperative that our data foundation needs to grow with the increasing use of data. Data needs to be understood and trusted before it can be consumed, beyond the boundaries of IT. We are looking for a data architect that can help us in our journey towards a data driven company.
As a Data Architect, your job is to further strengthen our data foundation by ensuring our data is understood and can be trusted. You will translate requirements as specified by the product owners and business analysts into conceptual and logical data models as the basis for software development and integration. Secondly you will actively contribute in expanding our data access layer with well defined, high quality data. You will establish the required (crowdsourcing-based) metadata management processes and explore how new technologies such as knowledge graphs can contribute to this. You will report to the Head of Data management and maintain close relationships with the product owners, business analysts, data scientists, data engineers, peer architects and developers.
Main activities and responsibilities will be:
Conceptual data modeling based on data requirements provided by the business analyst and subject matter experts.
Review logical data models and API resource models created by the business analysts
Establish and support metadata management processes (including data modeling process) to ensure knowledge about our data is widely accessible and trusted
Establishing and supporting a community responsible for Metadata Management
Data Governance: acquire approval for data models
Contribute to further development of the Data Access Layer
Education, experience and competencies required:
BS/BA degree or equivalent experience.
Strong data modeling capabilities to translate requirements into conceptual and logical data models.
5+ years of data architecture experience.
Solid understanding of data analytics and data integration architectures
Proven experience working with metadata management tooling (Vopak is implementing data.world).
Experience with knowledge graphs is a pre
Experience with data virtualization is a pre
Strong consulting focus. Must be able to consult business as well as multiple development teams on exposing data
Ability to work independently to achieve exceptional results.
Strong communication, interpersonal skills, customer service skills, customer focus.
Works well within tight deadlines (able to prioritize).
If you are interested in this position, we ask you to apply online. For more information about this position, please contact the Recruitment department.
An e-assessment forms part of the selection procedure.
Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated
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