Senior Data and Analytics Solution Architect (Relocate to Malta / Consulting / Big 4) at Black Pen Recruitment


Black Pen Recruitment – Our client operates as a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services to help mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. With firms in over 146 countries and territories, they are committed to quality and service excellence in all that they do both professionally and personally.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Data and Analytics Solution Architect (Relocate to Malta / Consulting / Big 4)

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Industry: Consulting


  • Architecting and overall end-to-end design, deployment and delivery of Azure Data Platforms, across Data Lakes, Data Warehouses, Data Lakehouses, pipelines, Databricks, BI and Data Analytics solutions
  • Presales, estimating and proposal writing, responding to RFPs
  • Remaining up to date in new and emerging technologies
  • Working with clients to develop data technology strategy and roadmaps, and plan delivery
  • Oversight and support of delivery team outputs
  • Data modelling, design, and build
  • Infrastructure as Code delivery
  • Enforcing technical architecture and documentation standards, policies and procedures
  • Analysing, implementing, and resolving issues with existing Azure Data Platforms
  • Working with business experts and customers to understand business needs, and translate business requirements into reporting and data analytics functionality
  • Assisting in scoping, estimation and task planning for assigned projects
  • Following the project work plans to meet functionality requirements, project objectives and timelines
  • Providing accurate and complete technical architectural documents
  • Addressing customer queries and issues in a timely manner
  • Providing mentoring and hands on guidance to other team members.


  • Graduate-level education in Computer Science or a relevant field, or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level
  • Minimum of three years working in a similar role
  • Experience in designing and implementing Azure Data solutions using services such as:
    • Azure Synapse Analytics
    • Azure Databricks
    • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure Data Factory
    • Azure DevOps
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Azure Blob storage
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • ARM templates
  • Familiar with Microsoft Power BI
  • Familiar with Azure Purview
  • An understanding of Master Data Management and Data Governance frameworks
  • Familiar with Infrastructure as Code approaches and implementations
  • Familiar with development approaches such as CI/CD
  • Familiar with Azure DevOps
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and leader in a diverse technical environment
  • Be customer-service oriented
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Fluent in English
  • Willing to travel across the UK and abroad when required
  • Formal training and/or certification on related technologies is highly valued
  • Knowledge of Common Data Models/Industry Data Models/Synapse Analytics Database templates will be considered an asset
  • Experience in OLAP technology and the Microsoft on-premises BI Stack (SSIS/SSRS/SSAS) will be useful but is not compulsory
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 products, the Common Data Service (CDS) and the Microsoft Power Platform will be considered an asset.

Salary + Benefits.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Visa and Relocation Package Included.


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