Data Architect - #336704

Parvana Strategic Sourcing

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time

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    IT Services

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    Cape Town


    Western Cape


    South Africa

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About our client:
Highly innovative organisation which only employs the best. Their focus is on continual learning, constantly adapting and keeping ahead of the market. The focus is on R&D, you will have the opportunity to work on new projects (no boring legacy systems) and to work with some of the best in the industry. This is an agile environment, good communication skills are essential as is the ability to collaborate with other subject matter experts
What you will be doing:

  • Join forces with business stakeholders to shape data architecture and requirements collaboratively.
  • Craft data models and schemas tailored to meet business objectives.
  • Assess and choose appropriate data storage solutions, including relational databases, data warehouses, data lakes, and NoSQL databases.
  • Lead the implementation of data governance policies and standards.
  • Uphold data quality and integrity across the organisation.
  • Ensure adherence to data security and privacy regulations.
  • Share data architecture strategies with both technical and non-technical stakeholders in a clear and engaging manner.
  • Contribute to strategic planning and technology selection for data and analytics initiatives.

What you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Business Management, or equivalent certification.
  • 10 years of extensive experience in data migration, integration, and ETL processes.
  • Familiarity with modern data platforms and technologies (e.g., serverless computing, microservices).
  • Proficiency in SQL and Python for data manipulation.
  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL data storage.
  • Familiarity with data processing frameworks like Snowflake, Databricks, or Apache Spark.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud-based data platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • Strong understanding of data architecture principles.
  • Expertise in data modelling and database design.
  • Understanding of data governance, quality, and security regulations.

Job ID:

  • J104476

PS Even if you feel you don’t have all the skills listed or if this spec isn’t what you are looking for, feel free to send your CV as we probably have other opportunities that could interest you. For a more comprehensive and updated list of opportunities that we have on offer, do visit our website -

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