Data Architect -London Investment Bank GBP90-100k basic + bonus

McCabe & Barton
90000.00 - 100000.00 GBP Annual
16 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
All applicants must have Investment Banking, strong experience of XML, XSD and FpML or other financial markup languages • To improve cost-effectiveness and value for money (TCO) • To improve developer agility and flexibility (time to market) • To improve integration incident handling and problem management • To help simplify and rationalise our systems landscape • To improve systems landscape and integration visibility at design-time and run-time • To retain and where necessary improve our current strengths, especially around stability and robustness. The Data Integration Architect will face off to a wide range of stakeholders in business and Technology, and externally to third parties, partners and vendors. They will work closely with the following Architectural functions: • Enterprise Architecture, which leads the definition of our target state enterprise architecture and a roadmap to get there • Enterprise Data Architecture, which is mapping our enterprise data model, attributing data ownership, and overseeing the implementation of an enterprise data management capability • Integration Platform Architecture, which owns and manages our real-time and batch integration platforms. Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities • To articulate and document the Data Integration vision and roadmap for the Bank, lead its implementation, and guide and support our solution architects in its usage • To understand and map out the information flows between our systems, and determine how we could simplify our systems landscape • To own schema design for integration between the Bank's systems and with external partners, including developing and running an enterprise-wide schema governance process • To help make our integration landscape more visible, at design-time and at run-time, through use of automated tools and metadata, in collaboration with Integration Platform Architecture • To look at whether our current interaction models (point-to-point, publish / subscribe, some request-response) are still right for our Bank. Preferred Qualifications and Experience • Undergraduate Engineering, Computer Science or IT qualification (or higher or equivalent) • Essential: Experience of working in an investment bank in a technology role Experience required to successfully perform the role: • Strong experience of data integration architecture for investment banking • Strong experience of XML, XSD and related technologies • Strong knowledge of FpML and other financial markup languages • Strong understanding of integration patterns and their application • Good understanding of trade, counterparty, product and instrument data • Good expertise in producing architecture, design and specification documents • Solid foundation of full IT systems lifecycle, from analysis through to operational support