Data and Performance Architect

£60,000 yearly
  • Yorkshire Housing
  • Remote (Leeds, UK)
  • Feb 16, 2021
Full time Business Intelligence Data Analysis/ Management Databases Strategy-Planning

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Data and Performance Architect to help transform and shape our use of data to achieve our strategic goals 

The role and team 

You will lead on the technical design of the data and analysis landscape at Yorkshire Housing and work closely with stakeholders across the business to help define our future data / ICT roadmap. You will be a  data expert, who has experience in data science and data modelling tools and methods, data warehousing, data management systems, as well as BI and data visualisation tools such as Power BI.  

You will be joining  a passionate and growing data team and will work in collaboration with a Senior BI developer, a Data Quality & Governance Specialist and a team of Data & Performance Analysts and BI Developers. You will be key in helping to create an insight based culture within our organisation..  

What will I be doing 

A lead data role at Yorkshire Housing in ICT, you will be  responsible for: 

  • Leading the technical design and analysis landscape at Yorkshire Housing. 

  • Leading the creation of and documentation of all data flows within the organisation 

  • Defining data quality management frameworks, processes, principles and?ensuring these meet the required standards for data integrity and regulatory requirements.

  • Defining our architectural principles and guidelines for data management and governance with a strong focus on delivery of high quality data we can trust 

  • Leading on the creation of a clearly defined strategy and implementation of the tools and technologies required for delivering high quality BI data solutions 

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to design the frameworks required for real time analytics, IOT, automated reporting / dashboards  

  • Supporting the organisation on its move towards a cloud based system using technologies such as Microsoft Azure SQL, ADF, Dynamics, Data Export Services, Power BI

What are we looking for?

You will be a technical expert with experience of designing data systems including data warehousing along with the production, analysis and coordination of complex information sets.  You will also have experience using Power BI or similar and be comfortable writing reports and summaries for managers or the Board.

You will have worked operationally and strategically with strong stakeholder skills and ability to deal with third parties.

Full overview included on the role profile.

What can you expect: 

  • A salary of £60,000. 

  • 25 days annual leave (raising annually to 30 days) plus Bank Holidays 

  • Be part of a dynamic, forward thinking Data & ICT team which is shaping the business.  

  • An organisation which genuinely believes in flexible working and is mainly home based. 

  • A genuine caring culture which puts colleagues at the heart of what we do. 

  • A growing, stable organisation which provides development, growth & opportunities. 

  • A contributory pension scheme where we will match your contributions up to 9% 

We also offer lots of other benefits please feel free to ask us. 

Who we are?

Data is at the heart of Yorkshire Housing’s ambitions to become the most innovative housing organisation in the country. 

We own and manage more than 18,000 homes and we’re developing thousands more. We’re ambitious and serious about making Yorkshire Housing first choice for our customers, helping everyone to live in a quality home they can afford. We also serious about being first choice for employees and so we’re investing significantly in our systems, ways of working and our culture.  You will be joining Yorkshire Housing at an exciting time, going through a major transformation programme improving the way we interact with our customers with lots of changes to the technology we use and how we work. 

Our Values 

What matters most to us is that you own the work you do to achieve impact by delivering results and creating trust with our customers. We want you to be able to do this with pride and passion for Yorkshire Housing. We also want you to have fun along the way!   

We believe in supporting and trusting our people to deliver, so you’ll be able to work flexibly in terms of time and location to suit your needs and also the needs of your team, your colleagues and the business. 

So if you want to be part of a forward-thinking ICT team that makes a real, positive difference every day and work for an organisation that prioritises its people and its customers then we want to hear from you! 

This is a permanent, full time (35 hours per week) role.  In line with our Hub, Home and Roam model, this role will be mainly home-based but need the ability to commute to Yorkshire on occasions post-covid (Likely to be 1-2 times a month). 

The closing date for applications will be the 1 March 2021 but should a competitive candidate pool be identified, we reserve the right to close the role early. 

Please note if you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.

Yorkshire Housing, is a proud equal opportunities employer. Our aim is to be an employer of choice and we support diversity & inclusion in our workforce.  We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

If you require additional support, please contact James Craven - Recruitment Specialist by email to

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Application Deadline

Mar 01, 2021