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Senior Data Architect/Data Architect

AIA International Limited. Hong Kong
Posted 8 hours ago Permanent Competitive
At AIA we've started an exciting movement to create a healthier, more sustainable future for everyone.

As pioneering innovators for over 100 years, we're now transforming our organisation to be faster, simpler and more connected. Because we want to be even better equipped to develop digital solutions and experiences that help more people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

To get there, we need people with tech/digital/analytics expertise and passion to help develop positive, sustainable change through digitally enhanced experiences that will impact the lives of millions of people and create a healthier future for everyone.

If you believe in developing a better tomorrow, read on.

About the Role

Lead the data architecture, design its target state, and facilitate the transition to the target state. The data architect is also responsible for driving a architecture mindset and a data-driven culture in the organization. The data architect will define models, policies and standards that will govern the movement, enhancement, integration, catalog, quality, security, scalability and availability of data throughout the organization. Another focus of the data architect is to lead the establishment of the technical Data Platform in Hong Kong.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Build trust and exert influence in all areas of IT and business to develop a data-driven culture among the organization
  • Engage with business and technology leaders to understand strategy, articulate solution options, evaluate tradeoffs and influence key decisions
  • Collaborate within and outside of IT to define the data management & governance process, and facilitate its adoption
  • Collaborate with technology risk and compliance to ensure alignment with data protection and security policies
  • Employ architecture principles, technology standards, best practices and practical experience to design data management & governance solutions to facilitate the overall information architecture (data solutions, ingestion, classification, linage & traceability, integration, catalog, quality, security, scalability, availability, etc.)
  • Lead the working groups to improve data quality in HK. Moreover, establish the evergreen process to monitor and continuously improve data quality
  • Partner with application development teams the solutioning of the data management and governance platform
  • Partner with application development teams to create and apply data integration patterns between applications running on-premise and in Azure
  • Partner with application development teams to create a Data Lake and data visualization/analytic solutions. Promote usage within IT and to business (Auzre Data Lake, Azure ML, Databrick, etc.)
  • Partner with application development teams to ensure project/application solution deliveries are aligned with data policies and standards
  • Partner with business to leverage data to tackle business challenges/opportunities, to improve strategic decision making, reduce risk, create operational efficiencies and fuel business success
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • A bachelor's degree in information technology or related discipline
  • 10+ years of IT related experience in architect/managerial position, preferably in insurance or financial industry
  • A demonstrated track record of making a difference and adding value. Must be able to develop relationships across IT and business units, working cross functionally to achieve results
  • Proven ability to lead and demonstrate strong sense of ownership
  • Proven ability to present complex information in a simplified fashion to facilitate understanding
  • Experience in executive communication
  • Experience in setting up Data Governance and processes in an enterprise environment is preferred
  • Experience with Cloud platforms (Azure preferred)
  • Experience with relational databases and data warehouse such as Azure SQL, SQL Server, Oracle or others
  • Experience with NoSQL DBs such as MongoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, ElastiCache, Redis, Neo4j or others
  • Experience with Big Data related solutions such as Azure Data Lake, Azure ML, Databrick, Azure Event Hub or others
  • Experience with statistical tools and building machine learning algorithms using tools such as Python, R or others
  • Experience with data visualization/analytic tools such as Tableau, MS Power BI or others
  • Self-motivated, action-and-result oriented, team player and proven ability to influence others
  • Excellence verbal/written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Others:
  • You are required to obtain the relevant license(s) if your job involves regulated activities
Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.
Job ID  JR-40078
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