The SMBC AD Chief Data Architect (CDA) designs and advises on the construction of all components of the data architecture. The design supports the implementation of the data strategy and the management of data through the data lifecycle. This includes the acquisition, storage, distribution and accessibility of data. The CDA plays a critical role in setting technical direction, developing architectural standards, and supporting the adoption of Key Data Elements (KDEs). The CDA oversees the design and deployment of all data solutions based on a clear understanding of the business objectives. The CDA is responsible for ensuring the overall design of the data architecture meets current requirements and has the flexibility to accommodate future business needs.
The CDA reports directly to the Chief Data Officer and functionally reports to the Chief Information Officer. This reporting structure ensures the data strategy is implemented efficiently and effectively in a