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Data Architect

South Pole Group


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join South Pole, a leader in sustainability solutions, and become an instrumental part of our mission to create a positive impact on the climate through innovative data-driven strategies.


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275 Grays Inn Rd

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South Pole is a vibrant, global enterprise committed to sustainability and creating a positive impact on the climate, ecosystems, and communities worldwide. With a presence on every continent, we empower our clients by delivering top-tier sustainability solutions and services, fostering a sustainable society and economy.

  • Lead the design of conceptual and logical data models to enhance data maturity during system migrations.
  • Collaborate with a global team to influence and govern data management practices.
  • Advance master data, metadata, and data quality frameworks to support South Pole‚Äôs strategic objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with data governance policies and contribute to the success of the Data Engineering team.
  • Demonstrated experience in data architecture, including data warehousing and SaaS integration.
  • Proficiency in designing database solutions for CRM and ERP systems.
  • Bachelor‚Äôs degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively across teams.

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all continents across the globe, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions, we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

Job summary:

At South Pole, we are on a mission to drive sustainability through data-driven insights.
We are navigating a number of system migrations and through this process we want to
upgrade our company’s data maturity.

The ideal candidate will have some hands-on work experience of data driven design in
Datawarehousing and Product development and SaaS configuration and integration.
They really excel in broader systems thinking, data management, data driven design
and communication. The Data Architect will be responsible for designing conceptual
and logical data models and relationship to operational models. A key requirement is
the appreciation of master data, meta data, definitions and data quality and be able to
both influence and govern the work of others and also produce designs related to data

You will be a key player in our Data Engineering team within Global Digital Business
Services, reporting directly to the Head of Data.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

Design logical data models and flowcharts

  • Analyze structural requirements for data requirements for new software¬†and applications.
  • Create documentation of systems architecture, data models/diagrams for¬†both technical teams and stakeholders.
  • Establish best practices for database design, ETL/ELT processes, data¬†modeling, and schema development.
  • Provide High Level Design for robust database solutions that support¬†business objectives while ensuring high levels of data availability and¬†performance.

Data Management

  • Master Data - Develop, build and maintain a high level framework to¬†ensure uniformity, accuracy, semantic consistency and accountability of¬†the company‚Äôs official data assets.
  • Metadata - Provide guidance on the management of metadata for major,¬†business critical systems such as Dynamics ERP and Salesforce.
  • Data Quality - Identify, quantify and communicate data quality priorities in¬†alignment with the company‚Äôs best strategic interests.
  • Compliance - Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements by¬†implementing appropriate data governance policies and procedures


  • Cross Functional - Collaborate with and proactively and reactively govern IT teams across Data Platform and Product Teams to help with the¬†design and build of enterprise systems with cloud-based services to create¬†seamless data flows across different platforms.
  • Stakeholder management and data education - Understand their data¬†needs and translate business requirements into technical specifications.
  • Develop design requirements for Data and Analytical Engineers

Enthusiasm for working in a global company in the sustainability sector.


  • High level design and implementation of major Business applications and¬†data warehouses.
  • CRM and ERP (Master Data Management, Inventory, Finance) systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience working with cloud infrastructure.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with data governance and management policies.
  • Experience with business requirements gathering for data sourcing.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make; South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


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