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    Principle Data Architect needed - Malaysia.

    Tangent International


    Ref. JB2959991

    Job Description

    Local Candidates prefered or candidates from the APAC Region who have experience of working in Malaysia and are keen to relocate.

    You are:
    Responsible for developing and subsequently enhancing a sustainable Enterprise Information Architecture that describes the definition and lifecycle of information data within Our Client eco-system which includes external partners. This will serve as the knowledge base to devise organization’s strategy
    Your Responsibilities:
     Responsible for data definition including metadata, master data and reference data (especially for the use of Enterprise Data warehouse to support Business Intelligence)
     Responsible for MDM (Master Data Management) and ILM (Information Lifecycle Management)
    i. develop methodology and tactical approaches to manage the lifecycle of Our Client information system's data and the associated metadata / master data / reference data from creation to the time when it becomes obsolete
    ii. define MDM and the associated architectures of applications and technologies that consolidate, clean, and augment Our Client master data, and synchronize it with all applications, business processes and analytical tools
    iii. develop implementation roadmap for MDM target architecture, drive the proposed initiatives according to the roadmap timelines
    iv. categorize information data into business criticality level to be managed in tiered storage to guarantee rule-of-thumb i/o throughputs, also cost effectiveness
    v. explore new technology or fully leverage on the features of Our Client existing database servers (Oracle and SQL server) to ensure timely (as real-time as possible) and complete data extraction, aggregation and loading
    vi. ensure automation is in place for efficient and cost effective extraction, storage, retrieval, backup, archive and restoration
    vii. harmonize data exchange procedure, controls, formats and protocol for systems within Our Client as well as organizations external to DiGi

     Responsible for data quality and certification
    i. ensure the quality of Our Client information data through systematic approach, putting mechanisms in place for defining data quality standards (accuracy, consistency correctness, completeness and integrity)
    ii. evaluate data quality, and implant data quality into various repeatable business processes
    iii. identify and assign data ownership to the appropriate business stakeholder department
    iv. ensure the assigned owners are fully responsible in the consistent usage, cleanliness and accuracy of the data

     Responsible for data security and access (excluding physical controls)
    i. develop guiding principles on safeguarding, usage/access and evolution of Our Client information data (security audits, network security, system accesses – o/s, database, application)
    ii. explore and architect to enhance data security and access
    iii. apply PDPA (Personal Data Protection Act.) in data architecture

     Develop Data Governance Framework and enforcement process to ensure data quality and stewardship to prevent the proliferation of new silos of information
     Responsible to closely engage Telenor’s Asia Business Units, to ensure the MDM and Data Architecture are harmonized across Asia


    We are looking for dynamic technology leaders who are experienced change agents with analytical and open mindset. He/she must be a team player driving to achieve efficiency and resources optimization.

    The incumbent fulfilling this role should possess at least a Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology equivalent with at least 10-15 years experience in system development, system support and project management.

    Within the 10-15 years experience, at least 5-7 years in Business intelligence or EDW (Enterprise Data Warehouse) or as general IS/IT Data Architect.

    Your Merits:
    •Ability to relate or connect data into business valuable information
    •Ability to create data models detailed data synchronization flow
    •Thorough and quick problem solving skills
    •Ability to manage and lead virtual team
    •Good communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
    •Strong negotiation and influencing skills. Ability to negotiate with business stakeholders to streamline business requirements and influence the data owners to assume their responsibility
    •Good documentation and presentation skills
    •Highly self motivated and ability to work without supervision
    •Knowledge in Architecture Development Methodology and Tools, blade technology and virtualization is essential
    •3 or more years of project management experience previously
    •Experience in creating logical data models and physical data models
    •Experience and exposure to Data dictionaries, Data warehousing, Enterprise application integration, Metadata registries, Master Data Management and UML modeling.

    Advantageous to have the following skills:

    •Work experience in information architecture
    •Work experience in Telecommunication industry
    •Knowledge and experience in Telco’s business systems is an added advantage
    •Knowledge of the mobile network and OSS data attributes.
    •Well verse in SID and TAM of TM Forum
    •CDMP Certification by DAMA is an added advantage

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    Mid Career
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    Min: 10 Max: 20
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    This job is posted in the following Specialties:

    Software Engineering Enterprise 2.0