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BI Data Architect

Posting Country:  Italy
Date Posted:  20-Oct-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose

The Vodafone Italy Business Intelligence and Big Data team is the owner of the Vodafone Italy data stack which includes Business Intelligence and Big Data system. It provides data and services to different stakeholders from predefined reports for business users, to self-service reporting for advanced BI users and analytics platform for data scientists. The platform we manage answers to multiple business needs leveraging on standard BI and ETL tools as well as on modern real time data streaming tools.
The IT Business Intelligence Data Architect is responsible for the design and implementation of data processing and storing, as well as how data is shared and consumed by different entities in the company. You will tightly work with source systems owners, visualization architects and business user to define the best solution for the company.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

•    Understand the data, how to collect and transform them inside the BI environment to optimize and extend ETL processes
•    Design the E2E architecture from source to reporting tool
•    Design and develop extensions to the data warehouse working on the E2E data pipeline
•    Design and develop integrations (batch extractions or real time feeds) from BI towards downstream systems
•    Govern a team of outsourced and offshore developers during the entire project, from requirement collection to development, testing, and deployment.
•    Work with business users to ensure we can support and anticipate company’s data needs
•    Manage the projects within Business Intelligence team to achieve the business requirements within the agreed timelines and high quality
•    Collect requirements and come up with technical solution to bring them to life
•    Comply with company data governance, data standards and software development methodology in the delivery
•    Provide input to long-range data warehousing plans & designs current ETL systems to be in alignment with the long-range objectives 
•    Recommend approaches, lead design and create solid technical solutions for complex business scenarios 

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

•    Understand enterprise architecture and enhance BI systems to provide the necessary data in the best way according to the IT strategy and the business needs. Together with the team you will work on the enhancement and optimization of the E2E data pipeline handling terabytes of data every day
•    Broad knowledge of ETL and reporting systems, a passion for data and you will leverage them to design and adapt the existing tools and processes

Must have technical / professional qualifications

•    Knowledge of SQL, NOSQL database, preferably on distributed systems (preferably Teradata and or Cloudera. Google cloud is a plus)
•    Experience in complex data pipeline (preferably ODI and Microstrategy)
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering and/or other STEM degrees
•    Working experience in similar roles
•    Attitude to plan and organize work to deliver project as agreed
•    Great communication skills and stakeholder’s management
•    Fluent English (both speaking and writing)
•    (Preferred) Knowledge of Cloud Data Architecture for DataWareHousing
•    Proactive in the day by day working tasks and attitude in acquiring new skills

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.