Lead Data Architect

Lead Data Architect

Why is our New Acquiring Platform team the next step for you?


Our New Acquiring Platform is pioneering a payment revolution. Our state-of-the-art system equips us for the spending habits of tomorrow, as well as today. The new platform is designed around payments, not just cards – so we can cater to every emerging trend in a fraction of the time it takes now. It is an adaptable platform that allows us to deliver new products and services to our customers and achieve our strategic growth ambitions. In other words, New Acquiring Platform is going to change the way we work and ultimately improve all that happens at Worldpay, but it's going to take all of us working together to achieve it.


You will be at the forefront of the transition of the platform from functional development to production system. As a leader of the Application Support team, you will be leading a dynamic department and delivering technical support for secure, high volume, and real time payment services. You will be supported by other teams in building over time, the intimate understanding of the new platform that will be essential for the role.


How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?


Reporting directly into the Head of NAP Architecture & Design, you will deliver a stable, predictable and flexible data architecture that supports the functional and non-functional needs of NAP.

You will be responsible for owning all aspects of the NAP data architecture including driving continuous improvement in these areas.


While ensuring the alignment of logical data modelling and physical data modelling activities, including suitable tooling/processes/standards through which changes to the underlying data models can be coordinated across the platform in an efficient and predicable manner.


What will make you the ideal candidate?


The ideal candidate will have hands-on leadership experience in successfully delivering predictable change to complex and highly federated data architecture and in leading a data architecture function with an enthusiasm for excellence in design coupled with an appropriate level of delivery pragmatism.


They will have a focus on delivering large scale “non Ivory Tower” data architectures with Master data architecture and large scale data integration skills with a good familiarity with Oracle RDBMS and implications for the data architecture with hands of experience with PowerDesigner (or a similar modelling tool).


How is Worldpay changing the world?


We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process. As a leader in global fintech and the largest London IPO since 2011, this is a great time to join us in building for the next phase of the Worldpay journey.



Job Number



London / England

Business Area

Tech and Engineering

Employment Type

Permanent- Full-time


January 31, 2017


March 31, 2017