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  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Salary£550 - £625 per day
  • Job TypeContract
  • ReferenceJHJSDATA
  • Date posted3-Jun-19
Leading global banking organisation urgently seeks an experienced contract Data Architect ideally with prior experience in areas such as Financial Crime, Financial risk, client onboarding KYC, Customer Due Dilligence as well as strong data modeling and high level data strategy and best practicse.

Main responsibilities:

* Lead the definition of the data strategy. Define and sell a vision, but with the 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


* Ideally experienced with customer on-boarding and financial crime and risk
* Deeply experienced data architect with experience creating and implementing data models
* Experience in leading the definition of data architecture and roadmaps across a large business unit within a highly matrixed global enterprise
* Experience of creating common data model in a global financial services domain
* Demonstrable working knowledge of Domain-driven Design (DDD)
* Experience of data modelling in a Microservices context
* Experience of API Design and exposing data via API's
* Ability to create clear, concise proposals for solutions and brokering agreement across multiple stakeholders. Strong experience of working with stakeholders across multiple disciplines, including at CDO and executive level
* Demonstrates excellent situational awareness and ability to appropriately react to a changing landscape
* Performance driven nature and excellent problem-solving capability
* Demonstrable experience with Visual Paradigm
* A strong communicator, able to adapt message and method of delivery to the needs of the audience to achieve buy-in and the desired business outcomes.

ONLY experienced Data Architects able to lead the strategy and vision across large scale data environments AND who also have solid expereience within Financial crime, customer onboarding, customer due dilligence or KYC will be considered.

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