Big Data Manager

Milton Keynes
32893.00 - 44289.00 GBP Annual + GBP32893 - GBP44289/annum
07 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a large financial services organisation are looking to recruit a Big Data Manager. As Big Data Manager you will focus on leading and managing the development of new Big Data Controls, Data Models, Data Cubes, ETLs through the implementation of best practices and standards within Big Data world. Interaction with the customer following an agile approach is a must as well as sound technical background in order to be able to develop complex transformations of data.

The Role, Key Responsibilities and Relationships

Key Accountabilities:
• Analyse business requirements in order to design the transformation required.
• Test and sign-off the ETLs so they can be promoted to production
• Review documentation for all ETLs from both technical and business point of view
• Design solutions aligned to enterprise goals, internal controls and governance best practice
• Ensure all data issues are known, understood, prioritised, communicated and resolved effectively.
• Advise and make recommendations to customers engaging at the earliest possible time in order to influence the optimal design outcome
• Project management of multiple diverse projects and stakeholders
• Negotiating and containing scope and priorities whilst delivering on core requirements
• Maintain close working relationships with colleagues ensuring awareness and applicability of new technologies and techniques
• Work with the wider business and other Big Data teams to anticipate and recommend future developments
• Embed Big Data into every day culture - understanding its use, value and purpose
• Investigate, design and develop business processes and technical solutions to meet customer's needs
• Lead highly technical projects and development initiatives, including day-to-day management of priorities, workload, processes and systems
• Development and training of other team members in key technical areas
• Learn and utilise new technologies, and continuously innovate and improve processes and systems
• Liaison with related business areas to build working relationships and guide the evolution of Big Data within the bank.
• Work with other managers in the wider team to drive forward improvements in both the team and the wider business
• Develop and deliver presentations to senior leaders up to Director General level

Further Skills and Experience Required:
• Very strong Excel skills, to macro level
• Strong SQL skills
• Knowledge of ETL processes and data/systems integration
• Knowledge of Big Data principles
• Knowledge of Python
• Experience in a Data Quality or Data Migration environment
• Banking sector experience, especially in a similar role
• Good mathematical skills including knowledge of statistical analysis and data presentation
• Knowledge of Hadoop Ecosystem - Cloudera (Impala, HIVE)
• Knowledge of UNIX through Command Line

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