Lead Data Architect

whippany, New Jersey

A multinational bank and financial services company offering retail, corporate and investment banking as well as wealth management is currently seeking a Lead Data Architect to join their team in Whippany, NJ. This firm believes that to better understand their employee’s needs they must better understand their employees.

This firm recognizes each employee wears many hats and takes on countless responsibilities; in turn they give back to their employees. They offer a flexible work environment and incredible benefits. This firm also believes in the power of networking, learning for life and giving back to the community.


  • Create and maintain a logical model of data curated the firm - with a specific focus on ServiceNow Data
  • Produce technical standards and guidelines for data design and models
  • Identify and assess associated technologies
  • Highlight (and help to resolve) disparity and ambiguity in current usage
  • Recommend changes to physical data models owned by the firm in line with best practice
  • Review the firm's system landscape through data architecture lens, identify opportunities to simplify and harmonize, and reduce redundancy 
  • Provide architectural and design oversight to ensure all solutions are fit for purpose and use
  • Analyze and ratify requirements in-line with current agile delivery process
  • Produce architectural documentation where ever necessary
  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework, and internal policies


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 8+ years of overall work experience with data fields 
  • 8+ years of experience with data models, data flow diagrams, capturing and using meta-data, metadata modelling, relational databases and bridge forward/ bridge back data techniques
  • 8+ years of understanding of how a technology infrastructure organisation works, the concepts, functions and typical systems
  • 5+ years of experience as a Data Architect 
  • 3+ years of experience with follow key modules in ServiceNow  (Incident/Problem/Change




  • ITIL v3 Foundation understanding and certification is highly desirable
  • Architecture Framework Certification (e.g. TOGAF) is an advantage 
  • Banking/Financial services experience is preferable 
  • ServiceNow System Administrator Certification 
  • ServiceNow Application Developer Certification 
  • ServiceNow Implementation Specialist Certification 


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