We are looking for a candidate with experience in reference data sourcing, management and distribution in a high-volume transaction processing environment. Based on the role description as outlined below, our preference is for the candidate to have an in-depth understanding of Global Payments (focused on high value, RTGS/Swift and US (Fedwire/ US RTP/ACH) or similar domestic clearing in the UK or EU countries. In lieu of Global Payments experience we will consider candidates with end-to-end transactional experience in other domains such as equities, derivatives, futures, OTC, foreign exchange, commodities, fixed income or credit card.
The candidate should exhibit demonstrated experience working in a globally distributed team and in partnership with operations, product management/owners and technology teams
The candidate should be reference data SME and understand evolving business and technology landscape of processes, data and technologies used.
Knowledge and understanding of Payments applications (or one of the other transactional domain applications) from both functional and technical perspectives is essential.
Expertise in data modelling, understanding reference data trends and challenges
Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in delivering technical reference and static data management solutions meeting business data needs.
Must have working knowledge in interfacing with IT teams with limited exposure to the business. This is primarily an IT role
Deep expertise in handling structured data and other (unstructured) data types
Experience working on large scale projects, enterprise data solutions with disparate sources to enable standardization & classification for data processing and consequent application development, including extensive practical skills in developing systems for static and reference data.
Excellent analytical and critical reasoning skills with a strong focus on execution
Proactive problem solver who operates effectively and independently, even in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity
Advanced knowledge of SQL, Java, and logical data modelling is required. Ideal candidate would be a technically aligned Data Architect
Excellent communication, negotiation, networking and influencing skills; excellent consumer relationship management skill with service-oriented mindset
Ability to work across multiple global business groups and domains; ability to work in fast-paced environment; possess excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Agile experience is a required.
Proven experience explaining complex technical concepts to businesspeople and technical experts so they can be debated for best solutions
Working knowledge of international, high value fund transfer solutions used by banks to process payments for institutional, retails, corporate, and corresponding banking relationships
Hands-on knowledge of SWIFT workflow
Proven record of working within a CB / GTB (Commercial Bank/ Global Transaction Banking) organization and building technology solutions
cloud experience is a big plus
Google Cloud Platform certification is a major plus