Data Governance and Architect

  • Chiasso, Switzerland
  • Full-time
  • Department: Data & Analytics

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Data Governance and Architect for its Data Governance team based in Chiasso, Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the company transition enabling all the domains with data governance rules and practices useful to bring efficiency in the World of Data
  • Define the process of maintenance defining Data Stewardship roles and responsibilities
  • Data lineage: define data lineage framework and standards to be used by all teams in order to have for every table\datasets the lineage of the chain producing it
  • Data Dictionary and documentation: single Data Dictionary fully maintained and easy to access in order to allow company to find information inside the Platform
  • Cooperate with the various company departments in order to feed and keep Data Governance assets constantly updated (i.e. Business Glossary, Data Dictionary, Data Quality Catalog)
  • Create architectural documentation for various stages of planning, design, implementation and support of solutions

 

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • 6+ years of experience in data governance, data architecture, data warehousing, data marts, star schema, ETLs
    • Hands-on experience of data modeling, data lineage, process mapping, data security and data analytics
    • Strong knowledge in SQL like languages
    • Very good communication skills in English (written, verbal). Also presentation skills are required.

    Desirable

    • Bachelor or master degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics
    • Expertise with BI tools (e.g:. Tibco Spotfire, QlikView, Business Objects, Tableau, Power BI, Cognos Analytics, SAS Visual Analytics)
    • Expertise with workflow management tools (e.g.: Talend, Data Stage, Informatica, Rundeck)
    • Expertise with Vertica and NoSQL DB
    • Good knowledge in analytics and web analytics techniques, enabling to support the business, guiding company growth efforts and key business outcomes
    • Knowledge and application of an analytical programming language (e.g: Python, R, JAVA)

    Abilities/Qualities

    • Proactive, with the ability to define own activities based on the vision and high level requirements
    • Excellent analytical skills and ability to apply logical approaches to issue resolution
    • A dedicated problem solver with a positive, empathetic personality and can-do attitude who loves to handle multiple challenging priorities and assignments
    • Personal integrity, initiative, leadership and the ability to work as part of a team in an environment that demands excellence, time and energy
    • Ideally previous experience in a dynamic, challenging environment
    • Experience with master data management tools is a plus
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