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The Company: Is a Top-Tier International Investment Bank head-quartered in Sydney. The bank has recently embarked on a large scale, bank-wide (5 year) Digital Transformation Initiative.
The four main pillars of the transformation are: Simplification = Consolidating similar systems that do the same thing Automation = eradicating needless manual processes wherever possible Digitisation = modernising all of their client facing front ends (new responsive technologies) Data = utilising big data tools for more efficient and effect reporting & analytics
The Project: As part of this program of work, the bank plans to build an innovative and future-ready Data Platform that will help the various capital markets business areas meet their customer's needs, be regulatory compliant and be able to confidently translate and use their data.
This team will take ownership of all data across all financial product groups, they will focus on data-gathering, analysis and then visualisation to the business areas.
The Role: As the Program Lead, you will help shape and deliver the banks next generation Big Data/Data Analytics platforms. You will lead the end to end solution delivery across infrastructure and application projects with the program of work. With a strong engineering background, you will be comfortable setting strategy, managing the team to hit delivery milestones and owning stakeholder relationships across business and technology.
You will have extensive experience delivering complex systems for the front/middle office areas of capital markets business and have an in-depth understanding of various financial product trade-lifecycles. Retaining a passion for new and emerging technologies, you will be a true thought-leader and be capable of building and leading an awesome development team.
As well as the use of new and emerging technologies, embarking on large-scale greenfield projects, the bank pride themselves on their work environment - which includes a healthy work/life balance (with over 80% of employees able to work from home), an 'engineering first' culture which favours technologist and their ways of working as well as on site cafes with complementary food and drinks.
Strong Multi-discipline Engineering background (OO Development language and/or Scala, Python).
Appreciation of Big Data Tools
Understanding of application hosting in Cloud
Experience in DevOps & Agile Delivery methodologies.
Previous experience managing large, complex programs of work
Strong Financial Markets Pedigree
Ability to lead a talented software development team
Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability with strong oral and written communication