The Data Architect is a member of the Agile Team which works within the program to understand the data, requirements, entities, attributes, relationships, timelines, priorities and synergies. Then, work with logical data modeling and the development teams to create the physical models and data representation as part of the platform. This role has significant relationships and responsibilities outside the local team, including working with Technical Product Management, Business Owners, and other stakeholders.
Ensure synergies, consistency and alignment between products used for different business areas (FX, Equities);
Consolidate functionalities by using the "configuration over customization" build principle to create and leverage reusable components;
Manage products owners working on a dedicated business area;
Analysis to identify data requirements, attributes, entities, and relationships gather data dictionary definitions;
Set up a session with SME and operations group to conduct a session for information related to data modelling and playback;
Work with minimum supervision. This role will have additional responsibility for managing the overall data modelling working and modelers;
Understanding of current physical data implementation and work with development teams on automation and promoting self-service for physical model;
Understand problems and issues in the current architecture;
Work closely with SME's and data/solution/technical architects;
Analyse the actual data itself;
Read and understand data models and ability to design, review and validate the data model;
Able to work comfortably with granular levels of detail;
Able to Prioritize workloads;
Attend the relevant Product Management events for planning and Program Backlog/Vision refinement;
Work on backlog refinement with the team and participate in sprint planning and user story estimation;
Work in an Agile environment and continuously reviews the business needs, refines priorities, outlines milestones and deliverables, and identifies opportunities and risks;
Solve product-related problems, make decisions, complete trade-off analysis to stay on track towards business deliverable commitments;
Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.
Be comfortable working in a fast-moving environment where needs evolve rapidly and priorities change;
Balance of technical knowledge and business acumen;
Customer first, logical thinking mind set;
Proactive, self-starter with ability to manage multiple tasks effectively;
Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment;
High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability;
Team player (co-operative, support, be flexible, take ownership, appropriate challenge, maturity etc.);
Interested in the evolution of the Equities, FX and Derivatives trading landscape.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required
Experience with data modelling methodology and data modelling lifecycle;
Whole lifecycle experience from project inception, feasibility, design - through to project delivery;
Good understanding of financial reference and/or market reference data;
Data modelling skills and a working knowledge of the difference between conceptual, logical and physical models;
In-depth knowledge of database structures for reference data as well as methods of working for sourcing and capturing this data;
Understanding UML and or logical data models are essential for this role;
Understanding of RDBMS's and proficiency with SQL;
Stakeholder Management experience and skills - able to converse with all levels of stakeholders to understand and extract the required business requirements;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Organize and facilitate meetings & workshops and record actions and decisions;
Exposure and understanding of different agile approaches and good working knowledge of analysis tools, including Jira;
Understanding of JSON, XML & Semantic Web technologies.
We maximise each employee's potential through personal development through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:
25 days' holiday per year
1 additional day off for your Birthday
Annual wellness allowance
Share Purchase Plan
Medical Health Insurance
Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
Pillar 3 Private Pension
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