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Data Architect - Commercial

Chalhoub is the leading luxury retailer in the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands, and over 65 years of experience in the region, they are the premiere destination for luxury goods. To fuel the next stage of the organisation’s growth we are looking to build a world team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey.


As a Data Architect, you will play a critical role in ensuring that we not only have a  comprehensive understanding of our data, but that we use this to build high quality  data products using integrated data.

This means that you will be responsible for:  


  • Cataloguing and organising data sources across the business by domain  
  • Modelling the data domains to clarify what data we have and what it means  
  • Exploring data sources to understand whether they can add value to products   
  • Mapping the data product vision to the required data models and sources  
  • Defining best practices and patterns for data ingestion and transformation  
  • Working with the data engineers to ingest, transform, and provision new data  
  • Championing a Data-as-an-Asset mindset across the group; training the team  
  • Promoting a good understanding of the quality and consent of our data assets  
  • Establishing data partnerships with third parties  to enrich our data assets  
  • Keeping your technical knowledge up to date via trainings and other methods 

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Demonstrated team player who genuinely enjoys working with other people  
  • Strong SQL skills, with prior experience in ingesting, organising, and serving data 
  • Proven ability to work with non-technical  stakeholders to architect their data  
  • Good understanding of cloud technologies, preferably Google Cloud Platform  
  • A hunger to deliver true transformational change.


This role is not for the timid! 


Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now’s your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you’ll have everything you need to innovate your career.


What we can offer you

We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries.  We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.


Amazing benefits

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution & exclusive employee discounts.