The overall role of the Data Architect is to guide the definition and management of the data architecture domain, ensuring both functional and IMT strategic objectives are met. A key focus will be on the continued implementation of the data architecture to produce the measurable benefits. As a member of a team of architects, each with different focus areas/domains, the role of the Data Architect in the context of defining overall IMT solutions is to primarily focus on the 'provision of data upon which the solutions will operate'. Working closely with other data architects, data administrators and designers across the department and the GoA, the Data Architect is responsible for the identification of overarching data requirements from business, and developing necessary data principles, strategies, architectures, methods, design principles, models, standards, guidelines, plans, etc. that will effectively provision data throughout the enterprise.
Description of Services
Data Architect provides architectural and technical expertise, leadership, project management and services related to data management to improve the quality, security, effectiveness and value of data and information. Responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:
• Provide advice and consulting services regarding data management strategies, data architecture, and ministry data.
• Consult with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
• Assist in developing project plans, schedules, and estimates pertaining to architectural deployment and services delivery.
• Assist in developing task lists and resource assignments within the context of architectural planning.
• Document technical recommendations; provide technical advice and guidance to management, operations and project team members and within shared IT services.
• Ensure change management processes are followed.
• Make recommendations to project team members pertaining to issues, risks and client satisfaction.
• Provide tracking and reporting of time and status on all work as required.