Data Architect

  • Job Reference: LH118
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2019
  • Recruiter: ShareForce Ltd
  • Location: Canary Wharf, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £600 to £650 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: £600 - 650 per day
  • Sector: FinTech
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Immediate contract requirement for a Data Architect to take a lead role in the delivery and implementation of digital banking architecture in the Financial Crime and Risk technology function at a Tier 1 Bank. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead the definition of the data strategy with an ability to deliver incrementally and provide immediate value to stakeholders
  • Lead the establishment of the data practise for FCR – customer due diligence platforms, liaising with wider data architecture and data management disciplines across the bank as necessary
  • Lead the establishment of data architecture best practise for the FCR - customer due diligence platforms
  • Lead in representing FCR interests as the bank converges from four global data models, one per line of business and one for FCR to a single, universal data model
  • Work with internal stakeholders and peers as the FCR function continues its transformation journey
  • Work with internal projects and external vendors to ensure the data model is being appropriately applied ensuring alignment and correct consideration of other architecture requirements e.g. security 

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in Customer on-boarding, financial crime and risk
  • Experience in leading the definition of data architecture and roadmaps across a large business unit within a highly matrixed global enterprise FS domain
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of Domain-driven Design (DDD), API Design and exposing data via API's
  • Demonstrable experience with Visual Paradigm 
  • Experienced in UML modelling and Functional specification definition/documenting
  • Significant professional experience working within data architecture within a risk / regulatory financial services environment
  • Extensive knowledge of designing, building and using enterprise data models as the foundation of data architecture, specifically experienced with E-R logical and physical modelling as well as UML modelling

Additional Information:

  • Salary offered: £600-650/day
  • Job Location: Canary Wharf, London
  • Initial 12 month contract
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in the European Union and will be required to partake in pre-employment background checking

Company Description:
Our client is an award winning technology consultancy and advisory practice working with some of the largest financial services companies in the world. Established in 2009 as the result of a management buy-out, our client counts some of the world’s leading financial services companies among their customers; including HSBC, Citi, Lloyds, BAML and RBS.