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Data Architecture Manager

NEOM Neom, Saudi Arabia Posted: 02 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $120k - $150k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


Position: Data Architecture Manager
Reports to: Senior Manager
Sector: Land Mobility
Job Location: Land Mobility

Role Purpose:
This role caters to a data architect who seeks a balance between technical execution and strategic influence. You'll actively design and build data solutions while also providing leadership and shaping the overall data strategy.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Data Architecture: Oversee the design and implementation of robust data architectures, ensuring the scalability, reliability, and performance of data platforms. Lead data strategy & craft technical solutions.
  • **Expertise in advanced & predictive analytics (ML, AI) to unlock insights from big data.
  • **Design and implement a scalable, secure, and future-proof data architecture to accommodate evolving business needs.
  • **Manage and optimize big data technologies and infrastructure, such as Hadoop, Spark, and other distributed computing frameworks.
  • **Implement and enforce data governance policies, ensuring data quality, security, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • **Lead the integration of disparate data sources, both structured and unstructured, to create a unified and comprehensive analysis and reporting.
  • **Oversee the management of data lifecycle, including storage, access, and quality control.
  • **Implement KPIs to monitor and measure the success of data science and engineering initiatives, making data-driven decisions.
  • **Engage with internal and external clients to understand their data needs, provide insights, and deliver solutions that address business challenges.
  • **Foster a culture of trial and innovation, encouraging the exploration of new technologies and methodologies to enhance data capabilities.
  • **Establish and implement security protocols to protect sensitive data, adhering to relevant data NEOM & KSA regulations.
  • **Lead the evaluation and selection of new data technologies and tools.

Key Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience as a Data Architect or similar hands-on technical role.
  • Proven record of successfully designing and implementing complex data architectures.
  • Strong understanding of data modeling concepts and methodologies.
  • Experience with data governance and data security principles.
  • Experience with relational databases, data warehousing, and big data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark).
  • Deep understanding of cloud-based data platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Excellent SQL, Python, Shell programming skills.
  • Experience with real-time data streaming and data warehousing solutions.
  • Familiarity with data mesh principles and API design.
  • Experience in Mobility domain is highly desirable.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate complex data concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.


  • Bachelors in Statistics, Computer Science or a related analytical field.
  • Advanced degree and/ Or certifications in Data Architecture preferred.
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NEOM is a bold vision for the future, aiming to redefine livability, business, and conservation. As a global hub, it is set to become a community powered by diversity and talent across 14 key sectors. With a focus on sustainability, innovation, and economic diversification, NEOM is building a new economic model for the world.

Benefits at NEOM

    • Access to cutting-edge projects and technologies in a diverse and talented international workforce.
    • A community-driven environment prioritizing wellness and sustainability, with recreational activities and natural landscapes.
    • Opportunity to contribute to global challenges and be part of a visionary project aiming to make the world a better place.