EY FS Advisory, Big Data, Senior Consultant in London, United Kingdom
FS Advisory, Big Data, Senior Consultant
Requisition # LON00E4D
Post Date Jun 04, 2018
The financial services industry is currently undergoing a period of unparalleled change. Since the financial crisis, banks and financial institutions have been subjected to more stringent regulations, increased supervision and overall global economic instability. These changes have not come without a cost and has made these institutions re-evaluate the way they have been doing business traditionally. Moreover, the proliferation of technological advances including disruptive technologies and digital are compounding the pressures of maintaining competitiveness, being adaptable and increasing profit margins.
EY Data and Analytics (D&A) practice is at the heart of this sea change in financial services and is working unreservedly with some of the biggest market players to enable, strengthen and help navigate through their journey as trusted advisors. Our clients need the vision to articulate the big picture and the precision to see the smallest of details. Information and intelligence are the assets which enable this, and our D&A practice provides innovative approaches to unlocking this information, solving many of our clients’ biggest challenges.
Consequently the practice is experiencing huge demand of its business services and is currently aggressively expanding in particular is looking to recruit high calibre individuals at Manager and Executive level with well-developed consulting skills and good knowledge of Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
In order to be successful, you will apply your knowledge and experience to support the delivery of key projects, build valuable relationships both within EY and with clients, and develop strong capabilities through both formal training and working with senior mentors and talented colleagues.
What do we do?
Our teams analyse, design, recommend and implement performance improvement solutions for our valued Corporate & Investment Banking clients in the following areas:
Define and deliver target operating model
Cost reduction initiatives
System selection and implementation
Application architecture review and simplification
Implementation of New technologies such as Digital, BiG Data, Machine Learning etc.
Senior Consultant Responsibilities include:
Working on client assignments;
Taking responsibility for programme workstreams and deliverables
Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships;
Identifying opportunities for and securing new business;
Aiding proposals and bid teams
Contributing to the development of high quality technical proposals
Profile and Skills
Ambition to build / develop a career in advising Corporate and Investment Banking clients
Strong interest and commitment to developing and delivering leading edge solutions to industry clients
Ability to develop strong client relationships
Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered
Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines
High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions, and ability to work under pressure
Ability to develop impactful written presentations and participate effectively in meetings with senior clients
Team player who openly supports, encourages and shares knowledge with colleagues
Ability to work under limited supervision (‘self-starter’) in unstructured environments
Flexibility to travel to, and work in, other locations is essential
Following technical skills would be required for the above roles -
Data governance, lineage, quality and sourcing and associated tools such as Collibra, AbInitio, Trillium
Data Analytics toolsets such as SAS Analytics, IBM Watson, Spotfire or Tableau
Big Data technologies (such as Hadoop)
Big Data is a key growth area for us and we’re looking for exceptional candidates with a mixture of the following skills
Experience with range of data tools, for example: SAS, Teradata, AbInitio, MarkLogic, Spotfire, Tableau, Cloudera, Informatica, Qlikview; Experience with front office tools such as Summit, Murex, Calypso, Datatech would be preferable
Hands-on experience delivering Big Data projects in either a technical or project management/scrum master capacity
Familiarity with technologies including Hive, Spark, Atlas, Ranger, Sqoop, Nifi
A understanding of patterns to implement enterprise Big Data security and governance
A understanding of patterns to ingest data into a Big Data solution
A knowledge of data modelling methodologies applicable in Big Data environments
The ability to articulate Big Data use cases relevant in Financial Services
A university degree, preferably in computer science, engineering, business and information or similar, with a minimum of a 2:1 (or equivalent), and ideally an MBA or MSc;
Strong communication, presentation and business writing skills along with the ability to manage and build strong relationships both internally and externally
Who we are
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.