Data Architecture Expert

  • Swarovski
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 06/09/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

At Swarovski, where innovation meets inspiration, our people desire to explore, experience, and create. We are looking for a Data Architecture Expert where you will get a chance to work in a rewarding role within a diverse team that is pushing boundaries. Be part of a truly iconic global brand, learn and grow with us. We’re bold and inventive, revealing astonishing things like no one else can. A world of wonder awaits you.

About the job

  • Collaborate with project teams for creation or modification of the data flows and for providing full transparency on the data lifecycle and data model

  • Foster a data architecture strategy promoting simplicity and quality

  • Establish a comprehensive data model strategy and embed data model processes, procedures, policies, and related standards

  • Establish a comprehensive data lifecycle management strategy and embed data lifecycle processes and procedures, policies, and related standards,

  • Define the data domains and ensure they reflect the needs of the company

  • Create supporting training programs related to data architecture to rollout data governance across the different Data Subdomain Working Groups

  • Support the Data Quality Manager in identifying risks and creating controls along the data lineage and the data lifecycle

  • Collaborates with IT Enterprise Architecture to design and implement solutions

About you

We are looking for a unique and amazing talent, who brings along the following:

  • University degree/Education, preferably in Information Technology, Information Management, Business, Economics, or a related field

  • Minimum of eight years of professional experience in a similar role within an international setting and passion for Data Governance and Data Architecture

  • Experience with designing data lineage, data lifecycle and data models

  • Good understanding of IT applications

  • Communication and change management skills

  • Distinctive continuous improvement mindset and strong analytical thinker

  • Team orientation, and ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Experience in agile methodology, IT project management, enterprise architecture desired

  • Knowledge of reporting and data integration would be an asset

  • Excellent English proficiency, presentation, and communication skills

About Swarovski

Swarovski is a Wonderlab where magic and science meet.

Swarovski unifies all parts of its organization under one spellbinding idea and brings forward a wondrous new world of crystal craftsmanship. Founded in 1895 in Austria, the company designs, manufactures and sells the world’s highest quality crystal, genuine gemstones, Swarovski Created Diamonds and zirconia, jewelry, and accessories, as well as crystal objects and home accessories. Together with its sister companies Swarovski Optik (optical devices) and Tyrolit (abrasives), Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski Group.

A responsible relationship with people and the planet has always been an integral part of Swarovski’s heritage. This manifests today in the company’s well-established sustainability agenda with youth-focused education programs and foundations to promote human empowerment and conserve natural resources to achieve positive social impact