Data Architect

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Who we are?

Eurofins has been touching lives for over 30 years making a positive impact on life, health and the environment. Unbeknownst to most, we have been right by your side testing the food you eat, clothing you wear, and cement that binds your buildings together. Eurofins is also at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 by ramping up our production to enable over 20 million patient tests per month. We are with you every step of the way, to make the world a safer space for people to live in.

We operate at a global scale with over 800 analytical testing laboratories spread across 50 countries. In Ireland, we established Eurofins Scientific (Ireland) Limited with the mandate to develop a Centre of Excellence delivering IT Solutions to the Group. We opened our doors in mid-2018 and our team has grown rapidly in size with the aim to reach a 100 to 150 people by 2021.

Job Description

Eurofins is currently working on a massive migration from a legacy system to a new solution. As a Data Architect for Eurofins you will be responsible for reviewing, analysing and evaluating how data is processed, transferred and stored in the our key information management system. You will also be responsible for designing, recommending and guiding on best practices.

Your functions will include designing and guiding the implementation of effective database solutions and models for data management. You will also examine and identify database structural necessities by evaluating operations and applications. The preparation and management of accurate database design and architecture reports will fall under your remit. This in turn will tie in to the assessment of database implementation procedures in relation to specified regulations.

This opportunity involves the migration of data from legacy systems to a new solutions resulting in system performance monitoring, troubleshooting and integrating new features, designing databases to support business enterprise applications and data modelling.

Other responsibilities as the Data Architect will include:

  • developing architectural strategies for data modeling, design and implementation;
  • reviewing existing data architecture to determine overall effectiveness and compliance with original objectives;
  • assisting and leading in the development of a Big Data Strategy; and
  • researching new technologies, data modeling methods and information management systems that can be incorporated into the company

Qualifications

Are you our kind of extraordinary?

Following completion of a Bachelors or higher qualification in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field, you will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.

You will have extensive knowledge of database structure systems and data mining. You will also understand best in class data management strategies and have high level proficiency in RDMS, NoSQL, GraphDB and modern data management systems.

We love problem-solvers, analytical individuals with great organisational skills and proficient communicators. If this sounds like you, we are definitely interested in hearing from you!

What we can offer you!

As a meritocracy, we reward for success with extraordinary opportunities for career growth. 

We offer a diverse international working environment where ideas are shared and work impacts lives.

You can develop your project management skills in a demanding, fast growing organization.

If you are passionate about contributing to our global agenda, then we want YOU to apply to this role! ##

Additional Information

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

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