Information Architect/Data Modeler (VP)
Information Architect/Data Modeler
Glasgow Technology Centre
The successful candidate will be the Margin & Collateral Services (MACS) technology Information Architect and a key member of the central architecture team that are responsible for information, technology and application architect for all the applications and lines of business that the team provide services for.
The role will include logical data modelling of all domains and end-to-end business processes for multiple lines of business and working closely with the application development teams to design physical models and components/services that can be leveraged across by many lines of business. The role will also include representing MACS on firm-wide initiatives such as the defining common taxonomy/terminology and business capabilities that MACS provides.
As part of the MACS arch team there will also be opportunities to be involved in technical architecture strategy & design and hands-on development/implementation.
- 5+ years of experience with excellent understanding of modelling techniques and principles with exposure to financial systems.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a mathematics or science-based subject from a top school. Advanced degrees are preferred, but not required.
- Extensive hands-on modelling experience.
- Translating business capabilities requirements into models and processes.
- Large scale distributed systems experience working within a large, global technology team.
- Ability to balance strategic and tactical solutions & in depth knowledge of applicable methodologies, tools, standards, and procedures.
- Ability to collaborate with other internal teams to coordinate and deliver software systems.
- Takes personal initiative, is conscientiousness and follows-through on areas of responsibility.
- Exposure & knowledge of
o UML modelling & documenting models/designs
o Unix and/or Windows enterprises applications with n-tier heterogeneous platforms.
o SQL (preferably Oracle)
- Knowledge of different physical data applications (ranging from Oracle/Sybase to NoSql such as Cassandra, Hadoop) and distributed data caching frameworks (GemFire, Terracotta Ehcache)
- Rules engine (eg Drools)
- Business process management/orchestration tools