YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP Global Data Architect in Zola Predosa, Italy

Global Data Architect

Technology is at the heart of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and is the driving force behind its success. Our in-house technology team allows The Group to give customers and brand partners the best possible experience across content and commerce, and to continually innovate and lead the online luxury industry.

Role purpose

As part of the expansion of our Architecture Team, we are looking for a Global Data Architect who will be responsible to connect the worlds of Data Warehouse with Data Lake to all other major data entities. The role is higher level and involves supervising Business Intelligence and Big Data projects reporting directly to the Director. The right candidate will have the chance to work between the Data Architects team and the Executive and is able to have the right impact on and influence key stakeholders


  • Facilitate conversations between the Business functions and technical level, to produce a solution that fulfils their requirements regarding information management opportunities and direction.

  • Translate complex functional, technical and business requirements into architectural designs.

  • Think holistically and aligns the data architecture with the application and infrastructure architecture.

  • Think strategically but supports the team on a hands on basis

  • The ideal candidate is required to have a distinctive spoken and written communication, both in Italian and English. The candidate needs to have good management skills and be able to communicate effectively to key stakeholders.

  • The role involves also business trips in Italy and London and holding presentations to Executives of the respective offices

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of six years of experience in databases and analytics including relational databases, data warehousing and business intelligence

  • Data Warehouse Modelling

  • Experience with Big Data/Hadoop/NoSQL, Visualization and reporting tools, data profiling analysis and transformation

  • Experience of Cloud Data technologies, solutions and future Cloud Data Strategies

  • Knowledge of OLAP environments

  • Knowledge of BI solutions

  • Curiosity and the ability to identify and propose new tools and approaches

  • Good management skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Good knowledge of both English and Italian languages

  • Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics preferred

Location: Zola Predosa (BO)

Job ID: 2018-2807

External Company Name: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP Spa.

External Company URL: http://www.yoox.com