Platform Owner - Data

  • Job Reference: 396680268-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £75,000
  • Role: Data, Testing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Platform Owner - Data

I am currently looking for a Data Platform Owner for a London based client in the education sector.

The Platform Owner for Shared Data Platform exists to help enable significant improvements in the way the organisational uses Data as an asset to make Strategic decisions. A successful candidate will be responsible for building the Shared Data Platform team from existing and potentially new staff. They will be working in a matrixed and agile way with a wider team of Architects, Product teams, Partners and Business stake holders.

Establishing the team, the Platform practices and senior collaborations will be a core part of the role as you establish the Platform capability. Will manage all platforms that holds/manipulates data. Snowflake's data cloud is a platform used for cloud data management

Qualifications, experience and knowledge:

  • Experience in establishing and developing Data teams;
  • A track record of a wide range of stakeholder management;
  • Experience of implementing and supporting Data Platforms both on-premise and ideally Cloud, in a large scale and complex organisation.
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience leading and owning delivery of large complex requirements
  • Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity
  • Experience working as a Product/Platform Owner role
  • Experience using a range of analysis tools and techniques (creating user journeys, business process mapping)
  • Good financial management of budgets and reporting
  • Previous experience in working in cross-functional teams with Agile practices
  • Previous experience in working with the relevant technology

Skills and abilities:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to persuade and influence stakeholders
  • Ability to understand complex customer demands and turn them into easy to understand user stories
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities
  • Skilful at facilitating and enabling group collaboration
  • Ability to provide clarity and direction to a team
  • Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Entrepreneurial and visionary in outlook
  • Thrives on challenges and seeks to achieve results
  • Adopts a hypothesis based approve, seeking to test and learn iteratively