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Director, Enterprise Data Architecture

London Stock Exchange Group Bangalore, India
Posted 3 months ago Permanent Competitive
Role Summary
Division, Business or Function

Corporate Technology Architecture

Career Stage &

Global Grade

Grade 1 5

Role Title

Director, Enterprise Data Architect ure ( Data, Analytics & AI )

Role Purpose

LSEG needs a seasoned Enterpr ise Architect to work in our data rich enterprise where change is continuous, resiliency and reliability of the data is paramount.

In th is role, you will be a ccountable for creating strategy , roadmaps and business cases across data echo systems . You will need to closely work with business to align the tech strategy with business strategy and steer them in the right direction. The role will also provide ongoing architectural guidance to multiple project s through their lifecycle.

Responsible for governance of the applications and solutions under Data and Analytics capability. You need to ensure the overall architecture, design, implementation and integrity of the data platforms within Corportate Technology is sound . Also responsible for ensuring that the solution delivered to business units is engineered according to Enterprise architecture and infrastructure standards.

Reports to

Head of Enterprise Architecture

Direct reports

Enterprise Data Architects and Solution Architects

Key relationships & committees

Strong relationships with broader C orporate Technology team, other Technology teams covering s ecurity, networking, End User Compute and Cloud and business stakeholders in corporate business functions e.g. CRM, Customer Experience, HR, Finance, Facilities, Risk & Compliance

Location / flexible working



Key responsibilities
  • Provide strategic guidance and direction to drive the C orpo r ate T echnology data and analytics platforms and solutions for future
  • Define data architecture strategies for scale, reliability and hig h perform ance
  • Enhance entire data echo systems with AI driven solutions and delivery
  • Streamline data management (data sourcing, quality, lineage, modelling)
  • Enable data driven decision making across organization
  • Setting the strategy for data architecture to support the Business and IT strategies and maintaining the data architecture principles
  • Manage relationships with the leadership of the Data, Operations, Risk Tech Capability to influence the adoption of Enterprise Architecture frameworks, standards and policies
  • Maximise relationships with vendors, regulators and industry bodies to seek and adopt industry standard methodologies in enterprise architecture and technology strategy
  • Act as trusted advisor and leader across the wider LSEG Technology.
  • Leads the solutioning ensuring alignment with the broader C oporate Technology and Group technology strategies
  • Accountable for supporting all data, analytics aligned platforms, products and applications e.g. Snowflake, Power BI, Tableau
  • Facilitate the adoption of agile delivery methodology to enable business agility and a culture of continuous improvement. Provides leadership, mentor and development to their team to drive high performance
  • Maintains relationships with key suppliers, setting performance standards and handling the resolution of raised service issues
  • Works with the centralised C orporate Technology Delivery management team and their Tech Function counterparts across C orporate Technology to ensure that they have insight of their respective plans and priorities
  • Demonstrate the latest emerging & innovative technology and automation and promotes it adoption across the function, to enable business growth, simplification of processes, improved customer experience and cost reduction of delivery & maintenance
Leadership responsibilities

Manage Individual Contributors

Critical deliverables
  • Develop technical capability to enable provisioning of services to Coroporate Technology stakeholders
  • Ensure continuous innovation to the technology stack
  • Ensure appropriate governance , implementation and operational delivery
  • Support the enterprise application strategy and roadmap
  • Ensure designs cover system resiliency, Business continuity and disaster recovery plans for all applications and Systems in alignment with the Group's overall BCP strategy and plan

This role sets the technology direction of the overall capability and therefore can influence budget, cost and timelines

Technical / job functional knowledge
  • Over 15+ years of e xperience in data and analytics handling large volumes of data
  • Implementation experience of AI tools and technologies and AI platform enablement
  • Modern engineering practices, agile practices, automation and deployment pipelines
  • Experience in architecting enterprise da t a warehouse , BI & analytics and data management platforms.
  • Engineering balanced solutions and processes for the long term.
  • Experience handling products on different solution models (SaaS, PaaS, managed service etc.)
  • Experience building and operating a technology organisation operating at scale across multiple products
  • Experience of the developing and executing strategy and governance across a number of fields including Product Engineering, DevOps, CI/CD, Change Management, and delivering the agreed strategy to completion
  • Experience of demonstrating deep and broad knowledge of emerging technology to promote innovation across the organisation to deliver services and solve business problems
  • A strong knowledge of data quality and lineage from source to output
  • Experience of building and leading a scaled agile function
  • Proven track record of using industry standard processes and frameworks and promoting innovation across the organisation in the use of technology to solve business problems
Business and sector expertise
  • Significant experience in Enterprise Architecture and Technology Strategy across c orporate technology domain s preferably in FinTech industry
  • Experience in working with business stakeholders, especially data, BI, analytics and AI capability areas.
  • High-level understanding/appreciation of processes that impact business operations
  • Experience of advising/communicating at ' Global Head of' levels' of Management
  • Experience of developing and influencing strategic working relationships with key technology suppliers
Leadership and management experience
  • Strong leadership skills in managing individuals and leading high performing teams.
  • Experience of defining strategic goals for functions and systems for measuring goal attainment.
  • Experience providing technology leadership in managing complex transformations areas of human resources, finances, operations and Lead to Cash
  • Finding opportunities to partner with external Technology organisations, developing the approach and negotiating terms
  • Experience of establishing Architecture in an Agile culture
  • Leadership and management experience at Director or equivalent level, managing global teams in a matrix environment
Personal skills and capabilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical partners and to listen to identified concerns and adapt accordingly
  • Ability to influence across multiple functions (technical and non-technical)
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • To quickly build up a working knowledge of applications by working with others and reading up on new applications
  • A continuous desire and willingness to learn and develop your current knowledge and skillset . Many projects will involve applications unfamiliar to the role holder.
  • Flexible in approach, adapting plans and strategies to help manage risks around ambiguity
  • Problem solver with a strong intuition for business and well-versed in current technological trends and business concepts
Diversity & Inclusion

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business . Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture . We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives . We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive , collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

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Job ID  R0083872
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