Senior Data Consultant - Cambridge

  • Department: Project & Systems Capability
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £60,000 - £75,000

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Job Title: Senior Data Consultant

Salary range: £60K - £75K

Location: Cambridge

Working Pattern: We operate a flexible hybrid working pattern at Frazer-Nash, with time split between the office, client sites and working from home. However due to the location of the client work there is an expectation that this particular consultant will live within commutable distance to our office in Cambridge and be happy to work on our client's site in Cambridgeshire 2-3 days per week.

Frazer-Nash is an engineering technology consultancy that specialises in delivering innovative solutions to make lives secure, sustainable, and affordable. We are currently growing our portfolio to include Defence Intelligence through the forming of an Intelligence and Data Systems Team.

Your role will be to develop enterprise-wide innovative solutions that support the UK Defence Intelligence community maintaining pace with a dynamic and ever-changing world. Our focus is to expand our UK Defence Intelligence portfolio and help UK Defence fully leverage the power of their data, ensuring they maximise its potential.

As a Senior Data Consultant you will be responsible for translating Defence Intelligence requirements into technical specifications, ensuring that the data architecture is scalable, secure and adaptable to the changing world.

Working closely with Defence clients, you will help define data governance, data quality, and data security policies.

Duties for this role will include:

  • Gather the Intelligence communities’ data requirements and translate into technical specifications.
  • Develop and maintain data models, metadata systems and data architecture frameworks that comply with pre-determined UK standards and approved ontologies.
  • Define Defence Intelligence data governance, data quality and data security protocol ensuring compliance with broader UK Defence and international partner policy.
  • Develop guidelines for data integration data storage, and data cleansing.
  • Design scalable and secure data warehouses, data marts, and data lakes.
  • Lead the development and implementation of data-driven solutions that satisfy prioritised multi-disciplined Intelligence requirements.
  • Ensure data standards and best practices are followed including data quality, completeness, and accuracy.
  • Consider the impact of a single Intelligence Environment to the broader community, guaranteeing the core architecture can interface with all information data feeds.
  • Maintain awareness of industry, UK Government and Defence trends and best practices.
  • Support the team leader in identifying and winning new business and growing our team and capability.


The person will have:

  • Proven experience as an effective Data Consultant / Data Engineer / Data Modeller, with a focus on data modelling, data architecture, and data governance.
  • Strong demonstrable knowledge of database technology, data warehousing, data marts, and data lakes.
  • Understand a range of tools for storing and working with metadata.
  • Effective project management skills with experience of leading data projects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex data-related concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Due to the nature of the work that Frazer-Nash Consultancy undertake, candidates for this role will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy DV clearance criteria for UK National Security Vetting and be a UK sole national.

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