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Data Platform Architect - AWS



Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

About Us

We’re an award-winning innovative tech consultancy - a team of creative problem solvers. Since 1993 we’ve been finding better, more sustainable ways to solve complex technology problems for some of the world’s leading organisations and delivered solutions that millions of people use every day.

In the last 30 years we won several awards, including a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category for our Enterprise Agile delivery approach.

Operating from 26 locations across the world, we bring together teams of creative experts with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who enjoy working and learning in our collaborative and open culture and are committed to world-class delivery.

We want to continue to grow our team with people just like you!

About the Role

As a Data Platform Lead, you’ll have the chance to transform how our clients access and process data, help drive their data maturity, and enable them with data-driven decision making.

We’re looking for a hands-on practitioner to take ownership of our AWS focused Enterprise Data Platforms offering and shape this to future market needs.

You will be comfortable defining and building AWS infrastructure, while also able to discuss the finer details of data warehouses, lakes, lake houses and mesh architectures with client stakeholders and internal teams. You will often be the key subject matter expert on proposals and bids.

Expect to work with clients about 70% of the time with 30% for developing this capability, contributing to presales and curating accelerators. There will also be the opportunity to blog, talk at events and reach the data community too.

About You

This is a senior role and fits within our Data Professional Services team to provide the successful applicant great freedom to mature and evolve our data platform accelerators. We think this role would suit many different backgrounds and skills, we only ask that you:

  • Work in an AWS environment
  • Are comfortable with Infrastructure as Code
  • Automate repetitive tasks and workloads
  • Are excited working with and evangelising data solutions
  • Enjoy keeping up to date with technology
  • Drive high quality solutions

Feel free to talk to us about how you would make this role your own, we look forward to receiving your application!

Some of the Perks

  • Flexible benefits allowance – you choose how to spend your allowance (additional pension contributions, healthcare, dental and more)
  • Industry leading health and wellbeing plan - we partner with several wellbeing support functions to cater to each individual's need, including 24/7 GP services, mental health support, and other
  • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working - Our roles are not fully remote as we take pride in the tight knit communities we have created at our local offices. But we offer plenty of flexibility and you can split your time between the office, client site and WFH
  • Discounts – we have preferred rates from dozens of retail, lifestyle, and utility brands
  • An industry-leading referral scheme with no limits on the number of referrals
  • Flexible holiday buy/sell option
  • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Training opportunities and incentives – we support professional certifications across engineering and non-engineering roles, including unlimited access to O’Reilly
  • Giving back – the ability to get involved nationally and regionally with partnerships to get people from diverse backgrounds into tech
  • You will become part of a squad with people from different areas within the business who will help you grow at BJSS
  • We have a busy social calendar that you can chose to join– quarterly town halls/squad nights out/weekends away with families included/office get togethers
  • GymFlex gym membership programme

Please note: any applicants must be able to gain valid SC clearance.