Data Architect/ Data Modeller

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Zurich CH
  • Contract, Full time
  • Stamford Consultants AG
  • 07 Mar 18 2018-03-07

For a global bank based here in Zurich we are looking for an IT Architect to join a project. The Finance & Risk IT Chief Technology Officer (CTO) team has a requirement for an experienced IT professional who has a broad mix of Systems Analysis, Technical & Solution Architecture experience, and with specific expertise in Data Architecture

The role is focused in the Compliance & Operational Risk Control domain, which includes the following major service areas:

  • Monitoring & Oversight
  • Financial Crime Prevention
  • Enterprise GRC
  • Employee Conduct
  • Group Internal Audit

Core responsibilities include:

  • Drive out the key technical requirements & the detailed architecture model for a strategic data management & distribution hub, working collaboratively across functions
  • Work with SMEs to analyze, articulate and model the data domain in both business and technical terms
  • Identify & articulate benefits and drawbacks of different technologies and approaches for the large-scale management, quality control and distribution of data across a diverse IT landscape
  • Produce architectural artifacts, visualizations and documentation describing the target state IT application and integration ecosystem
  • Ensure alignment with strategic Group standards and initiatives
  • Provide architecture input into key architectural decisions
  • Provide support for development and documentation of the strategic IT target state

The core personal attributes required in the role include:

  • Driven, resilient and hardworking
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Able to concentrate on major deliverables and not get lost in the detail

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 10+ years' experience in technical design or architectural discipline
  • 3-5 years' relevant experience in the Global Financial Services Industry.
  • Experience building successful architectures in enterprise data management, data distribution & reporting
  • Experienced Presenter up to C' level in organization

In addition, you ideally have experience in the following areas:

  • Data modelling (conceptual, logical, physical)
  • Relational database design (Oracle)
  • Big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Cloudera)
  • Data exchange & system integration patterns (pub/sub, REST, batch, streaming)
  • Enterprise ETL & data management (Informatica)
  • Data architecture patterns such as Enterprise Data Warehouse, Enterprise Data Hub, and others
  • MI/BI reporting and associated data requirements

We look forward to receiving your CV.