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Principal Data Architect


Information Technology
Singapore - St James Power Station Headquarters

About us

Dyson is on a journey to become a leader in the use and application of data and analytics. The use of connected data is at the forefront of ground-breaking engineering innovation at Dyson, and we aim to build on this and drive better use of data science and advanced analytics across the global enterprise and information systems. The Principal Data Engineer will be fundamental in helping us deliver on this vision. 

As a Principal Data Architect, you will play a key role in a strategic digital transformation initiative which will drive data and analytics transparency and seamless integration across strategic domains. The programme will define the strategy, approach, and processes by which the organisation acquires, stores, curates, manages, and analyses data, setting standards for data and analytics quality and security. Working in the leadership team for the Data Transformation programme, you will help to shape the way we use our data and analytics globally, foster an evidence-driven culture of decision-making, and develop the capability for outstanding use and application of data and analytics at Dyson. 

As a Principal Data Architect for the data transformation team, you will be responsible for defining and delivering the data architecture for major data platform/s for Dyson business and product data. Multiple positions are available.

About the role

  • Contributing data architecture expertise into a high-performing digital transformation team that supports the Connected objectives. 

  • Responsible for data modelling and design across Dyson data systems.

  • Responsible for data management across multiple data systems: data governance, data mastering, meta-data management, data definitions, Symantec-layer design, data taxonomies. 

  • Responsible for ensuring that the business stakeholders understand the value of our connected data and how it can benefit both Dyson and Owners. 

  • Contributing to the technology strategy and roadmaps for the transformation of data platforms and services across the organization 

  • Responsible for enhancing the quality of evidence-driven insight from the Connected data. This will include developments to support go to market strategies, new product launches and general health of our owner base within the categories and support data driven acquisition strategies. 

  • Responsible for design and documentation of data architecture at multiple levels (high-level to detailed) and across multiple views (conceptual, logical, physical, data flow and sequence diagrams) 

  • Providing active "hands-on" architectural guidance and leadership through the entire lifecycle of the transformation programme and subsequent development projects. 

  • Translating business requirements into conceptual and detailed technology solutions.

  • Responsible for the data governance, working with Privacy and Legal to get the appropriate PIA/LIAs before any data sets are combined/activated.  

About you

  • Demonstrated experience in an architectural role in a digital transformation programme. 

  • Experience with GCP, AWS 

  • Expertise in data architecture and design, for both structured and unstructured data 

  • Expertise with all aspects of data management: data governance, data mastering, meta-data management, data taxonomies and ontologies 

  • Expertise in architecting and delivering highly scalable and flexible, cost effective, cloud-based enterprise data solutions 

  • Experience with visualisation tools (Tableau, Looker), programming languages (R, Python) and DBT and Cloud Composer 

  • Ability to make recommendations in aid of business strategy. 

  • A keen interest in problem solving and using scalable machine learning to solve the big data-related problems. 

  • Effective communication skills to tell the story from the data and present findings to project teams & senior stakeholders. 

  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to establish and manage effective working relationships in a matrixed organizational structure 

  • Mentoring other team members, encouraging, and inspiring junior members of the team. 

  • Strong leadership skills and consensus-building ability and negotiating skills.​


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.



Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.