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Data Architecture Lead (gn) Data & Analytics | Inhouse

Leipzig (hybrid)

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Business IT
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Data Architecture Lead (gn) Data & Analytics


team: Business IT of SoftwareOne | pensum: full time

location: Europe (all SoftwareOne locations) / working model: hybrid



Das Aufgabengebiet

In a nutshell:

The Data Architecture Lead is responsible for designing the data architecture strategies and standards data management vision and strategy. The Data Architecture Lead will work closely with the data, analytics, platforms, and other data stakeholders to ensure alignment and coordination of the data architecture and integration solutions across the organization. The Data Architecture Lead will lead the standards for documentation for data landscape and ensure data domains, data models, integration point, metadata and lineage are documented following standards.  



More details:



The key relationships

  • Data Governance Lead
  • Data Quality Lead
  • Master Data Management Lead
  • Head of Data Management


The key responsibilities
  • Define and document the data architecture standards, principles, and guidelines for the organization. 
  • Support design and implement the data models, data elements, data transformations, and data flows for the master data management (MDM) solution and the cloud integration platform. 
  • Ensure the data architecture and integration solutions are scalable, secure, reliable, efficient, and aligned with the business objectives and strategies. 
  • Collaborate with the data governance and data quality teams to establish and enforce the data governance and data quality framework within the data architecture and integration solutions. 
  • Work with the data management and data culture teams to enable and support the data access, discovery, and usage across the organization. 
  • Leverage external data sources and technologies to enrich and enhance the internal data assets. 
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the data architecture and integration solutions and provide recommendations for improvement and optimization. 
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends and developments in the data architecture and integration domain and propose innovative and best practices solutions. 
  • Manage and maintain the metadata and data lineage for the data architecture and integration solutions, ensuring the data assets are properly documented, classified, and traceable. 
  • Work with the Business Intelligence, Enterprise Architecture, and Platforms teams to ensure a common data architecture is in place following standards and best practices. 



The direct Lead:

Erdal is a seasoned Data Management Leader with over a decade of experience in driving data and analytics initiatives at top-tier firms such as PwC, EY, and Hitachi Consulting. Based in London, Erdal specializes in data governance, strategy, and compliance, with a track record of successfully leading GDPR and BCBS 239 projects for financial institutions. Erdal recently joined SoftwareOne to spearhead the creation of a visionary Data Management strategy within the company. He is leading efforts to define a robust data strategy and assemble a high-performing team to execute this vision, driving impactful data-driven transformation at SoftwareOne. You need more information about Erdal?:



The Homebase of the role:

Every day, 9.000+ SoftwareOne colleagues solve demanding business challenges with intelligence and grit. And every day, 400+ Tech Experts in 20+ countries build and operate the systems that run SoftwareOne. They deliver 24/7 support through different time zones and work in a hybrid Multi-Cloud environment (AWS, Azure). This team is called BUSINESS IT (BIT) and is leading SoftwareOne's internal transformation by rethinking traditional IT and business operations, while driving innovation and productivity for its thousand's employees worldwide. #DrivenToDeliver #IgniteTheMagic 



Kenntnisse und Fähigkeiten

your experience & knowledge

  • 10+ years of experience in data architecture and integration, including data modelling, data security, and data analytics. 
  • Good understanding of data architecture patterns for transactional and analytical data. 
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Data Platforms(Azure, AWS), SQL, ETL, API, and other data integration tools and techniques. 
  • Experience in designing and implementing data architectures and integrations for various data domains. 
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field. 


your communication skill

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and nontechnical audiences. 
  • English on "business fluent" level 


your personality

  • Passion, curiosity, and enthusiasm for data and its value for the business. 
  • Analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to handle complex data issues and risks. 
  • Planning, and organizational skills, with the ability to deliver results in a fast paced and agile environment. 
  • Analytical thinking with a focus on continuous improvement, structured approach, and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Highly self-motivated, goal oriented, work independently, assume ownership.



Das haben wir zu bieten

This is what makes us special as an employer:

  • Global company culture: We defined our lived culture through 7 core values (
  • Come as you are: Wear what you feel comfortable in, not just while working from home!
  • President’s Club: Exclusive recognition awarded by leadership and your peers.
  • Flexible work: Do great work from anywhere, deliver excellence everywhere.
  • Employee Exchange Program: Experience new colleagues and cultures around the world.
  • Incentive programs: Swomies award bonuses to colleagues who go above and beyond.
  • Lifelong education: We pay for your new skills with tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee stock option programs (SIX: SWON): Be an owner. All employees can be shareholders.
  • Hire to Grow: We optimize our internal structures and feedback culture constantly to be your Employer of Choice, today and in future.
  • For local benefits & incentices (GER and CH), you can check our current benefit list here:




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