Solution Architect, Advanced Analytics

Created: 17-01-2020

Deadline: 16-02-2020

Category: IT

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Do you want to be a part of ensuring data driven growth at the world’s largest jewellery brand? Are you passionate about creating solution designs and working on critical projects? If yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for you! 

Job description and areas of responsibility:
As our new Data Solution Architect for the Advanced Analytics team, you will primarily work with our Data Platform stack, which is our backbone for our Data Driven Growth initiative. You will help expand and maintain the data platform, including by creating solution designs and working with IT and business stakeholders to ensure we meet the demand. You will also participate in other critical projects across the organisation, varying in technological and functional areas. On a continuous basis you will ensure that technology solutions are in alignment with data architecture principles and target state, as well as create and maintain current and target-state data architectures.

In this role, you will lead the data design of solutions for large projects and programmes, and expertly translate high-level business requirements into data models and appropriate metadata, test data, and data quality standards. Working together, you will direct large specialist teams to undertake the delivery of a comprehensive data-centric project. This will include managing senior business stakeholders to secure strong engagement for the solution and ensure that the delivery of the project aligns to longer-term strategic roadmaps.

Furthermore, you will work as part of the Programme Management team on large programmes, governing and shaping the delivery of projects. It will be required to work closely with external suppliers to ensure all solutions make the best use of technology and meet requirements. For all projects, you will be responsible for the end-to-end solution as well as the compliance with enterprise data model and logical data groups.

Further to the above, you will:

  • Provide clear, continuous and consistent data architecture leadership at a detailed level within the project
  • Identify and communicate appropriate resource requirements and work out breakdown structure based on skills profile and best fit to complete the end-to-end solution design
  • Work with the Resource Manager to ensure that project plans and finances align with the design
  • Lead the design, development, implementation and maintenance of complex data systems and solutions
  • Develop conceptual, logical and physical data models to support data analysis


Your new team:
Pandora is a company with a big heart that takes great pride in treating our people well. You will be part of an exciting business area and work in an international hub of can-do spirited, passionate and performance-driven people. Pandora is a company with a big heart that takes great pride in treating our people well. You will be part of an exciting business area and work in an international hub of can-do spirited, passionate and performance-driven people. Consumer Technology has just started a transformation where we over the next 12-24 months will implement new ways of working to support the execution of Business Strategy, enable operational excellence and build a data-driven organisation.

Our department consists of two teams, Product Management and Technology & Engineering. As part of the Technology & Engineering team, you will work closely together with a talented group of Data Engineers, Analysts, Solution Architects, and Delivery Managers. You will report to the Senior Manager of Solution Architecture.


What is needed to succeed:
We imagine that you have a university degree within Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering. You understand data tools and management, data integration and database development techniques, and have previous experience with relating architectural decision and recommendations to business needs.

Further to this, you have:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience from working with Entity Relationship modelling, metadata systems, data quality tools and techniques
  • Worked with BI and reporting
  • Worked with UML (use case and class models)
  • Strong experience with database technologies (e.g. SQL, NoSQL, Oracle, Hadoop, Teradata)
  • Experience developing reference architecture, principles and standards


Something about you:
You might be the person we are looking for if you are a data genius, whether managing, integrating or organising it. You are very structured and easily learn new technology. Furthermore, you are analytical and thrive with finding solutions to technical problems. Aside from being a technical genius, you are confident in communicating with all levels of an organisation and enjoy working with diverse project teams.


Additional information:
Application deadline: February 16, 2020
Expected start date: As soon as possible

This role is based in the Pandora Global Office in Copenhagen, Denmark. Candidates should be willing to travel approximately 20 days a year.


Did we get your attention?
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact:

Simon Shott
Recruiter, Global Office HR
+44 77 47 84 88 15

If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY. We look forward to hearing from you!

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site


Icing on the cake
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit. 


About Pandora
Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through more than 7,500 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs more than 26,000 people worldwide of whom more than 11,500 are located in Thailand, where the Company manufactures its jewellery. PANDORA is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2018, Pandora’s total revenue was DKK 22.8 billion (approximately EUR 3.1 billion).