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Data Architect

Bupa -

Full-time (Permanent)
£57,400 – £80,000 + Fantastic Company Benefits
Published on
28 February 2023

Data Architect

Staines TW18 3DZ or Manchester M50 3SP

Hybrid working 


Salary: £57,400 – £80,000 + Fantastic Company Benefits

Full time 37.5 hrs

Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

At Bupa, we’re passionate about technology. With colleagues, customers, patients and residents in mind you’ll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects and make a real impact on their lives.

Right from the start you’ll become part of our digital strategy, joining us on our journey and developing yourself along the way.

Role Overview:

Bupa’s digital landscape is constantly evolving and to help us achieve this we are looking to expand our team of experienced Solutions Architects to help us design and shape our technology roadmaps in Data and driving forward the Data Strategy. 

The Data Architect role works with colleagues from across the UK business to understand and translate business requirements into solutions that are fully aligned with the organisational, architectural and technology strategies and support delivery to make sure they are implemented correctly. As a Data subject matter expert, you will be responsible for driving  best practice, educating Technology and business colleagues on data technologies and delivery, and feeding into Bupa’s data strategy

What you’ll do:

  • Liaise with stakeholders to gather, analyse and manage business requirements.

  • Deliver and Lead multiple Data Projects.

  • Translating requirements into best of breed solutions that are aligned to the Bupa strategy and technology roadmap.

  • Ensure solution designs are aligned with appropriate policies, rules, standards and strategies.

  • Create artifacts and present designs to governance boards and TDAs to achieve appropriate sign offs.

  • Support delivery teams during delivery to ensure solution integrity and provide functional and technical guidance to stakeholders and delivery teams.

  • Develop and maintain documentation associated with the solution delivery.

  • Input into the IT strategy and supporting architecture.

  • Be a data subject matter expert and go-to person for all things data.

  • Be a champion for quality and technical excellence.

What you’ll bring:

  • Extensive experience of data programmes and data technologies, ideally gained within an enterprise scale organisation. Experience may have been gained as a technology or development lead or similar.

  • Experience of Data Governance (Data Quality, Data Management, Data Lineage, Data Lifecycle Management, Data Security…) 

  • Technical understanding and experience in Identity technologies and architectural best practice, specifically 1 or more of the following;

    • MS Azure (Synapse, Data Factory, Data Lake Storage, Azure SQL, Azure ML, Power BI)

    • Snowflake knowledge would be desirable

    • Data Engineering Design (ETL, ELTs)

    • Data Modelling (Data Vault, Inmon, Kimball) 

    • Data Science, Analytics & Reporting Design 

  • Proven experience of gathering, interpreting and managing business requirements and translating into market leading digital solutions and the full project lifecycle.

  • Exposure and passion for new and emerging technologies and trends.

  • A motivated and confident self starter who uses initiative and drive to get things done.

  • A great communicator who can liaise easily with technical developers and non-technical colleagues alike.

  • Enthusiastic, passionate and innovative.

Why Bupa? 

We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. You will be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell

  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind

  • An enhanced pension plan and life insurance

  • Annual performance-based bonus

  • Onsite gyms or local discounts where no onsite gym available

  • Various other benefits and online discounts

Diversity and Inclusion

Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

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