Lead Data Architect

UK - London

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Lead Data Architect

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you’re encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork. We celebrate individuality and recognize that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success. It’s important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can and we believe that everyone brings something different to the table – so we’d love to know what makes you different. Such differences may mean we need to make changes to our process to allow you the best possible platform to succeed, and we are happy to cater to any reasonable adjustments you may require. You will find the section to let us know of these at the bottom of your application form or you can mention it directly to your recruiter at any stage and they will be happy to help.

ABOUT CAPCO

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are/have:

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focused on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

WHY JOIN CAPCO?

You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients
    and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen
    existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners
    and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are currently seeking a Data Architecture Lead to drive the growth of our industry recognised data practice. This is an exciting opportunity to be a leader in a growing team of data practitioners to initiate and implement leading-edge data projects for our top-tier Financial Services clients. You will likely have experience running a consulting business and be a respected industry professional in the data sphere.

Our data architecture practice delivers a range of data programmes, including data platform strategy, data modelling and ontologies, and cloud data management expertise, to deliver leading-edge data solutions globally for our top-tier Financial Services clients.

Our Data consultants are passionate about data and catapulting the industry towards a new data driven future. Each team member and leader will develop the UK Data Practice capabilities and the broader Global Data Practice to support industry changing topics such as Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. As a team member, collaboration, enthusiasm and encouragement are key to ensuring we maintain our culture and ensure we work in an environment where clients become colleagues.

AS A DATA LEADER YOU WILL

  • Have the ability to create a collaborative culture, driving talent development across the UK Data Practice, provide mentoring and coaching for those developing their careers in data
  • Have a strong commercial focus, ability to develop client relationships, lead sales opportunities and develop data propositions
  • Be comfortable working across multiple projects and initiatives, driving the growth of new and existing data capabilities, engaging internal and external stakeholders
  • Have the desire to build market networks and relationships, to enhance the market awareness of the UK Data Practice, engaging with technical and non-technical audiences, within Finance and other industries

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

  • 5+ years of consulting experience likely in a senior leadership position
  • Experience architecting & implementing data strategy, solutions & governance models.
  • Experience of aligning data architecture & strategy across multiple programmes, work streams and business units.
  • Demonstrable experience using Cloud data technologies to develop enterprise Data platforms.
  • Cloud architect/data architect certifications (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • Knowledge of the relevant procedures, architectures and technologies in one or more of the following topics:
    • Contextual Data Modelling, Entity Relationship Modelling, Logical & Physical Data Modelling and Data Lake design.
    • Experience designing and implementing cloud data migration and storage patterns on one or more of AWS, GCP and Azure
    • Experience implementing and integrating data management platforms for data cataloguing, classification and metadata management.
    • Experience with cloud centric ETL technologies and tools (Lake Formation, Spark, Dataflow and others).
    • Experience designing and developing data privacy, security and entitlements frameworks for cloud provider ecosystems (AWS, Azure, GCP).
    • Good understanding of cloud networking architecture, operations, automation and cost management.
  • Ideally, relevant practical project experience in Financial Services with proven leadership skills and ability to operate in complex environments/projects, managing multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • An understanding or interest in Graph computing and semantic data modelling.
  • A credible individual who can communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Effective teamworking with very good analytical and conceptual skills and assertiveness.

 

WHY JOIN CAPCO?

You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and building lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture
  • Enhanced and competitive family friendly benefits, including maternity / adoption / shared parental leave and paid leave for sickness, pregnancy loss, fertility treatment, menopause and bereavement

 

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