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EY Senior Manager, Data Architect, Financial Services in London, United Kingdom

Senior Manager, Data Architect, Financial Services


Requisition # LON00ITE

Post Date Oct 29, 2020

Our UK Data and Analytics capability helps our Financial Services clients to deliver complex business and regulatory transformation, enabled by technology.

The opportunity

EY is investing in building our capability in data centric architectures and next generation technologies and is looking for an individual to lead our data architecture capability for Insurance.You'll have the amazing opportunity to collaborate alongside a vibrant, experienced team of Analysts, Developers, UX Designers and Architects in the Technology Consulting business.

We are looking for a Data Architect with strong Insurance industry and Financial Services Background and a deep knowledge of Cloud, Data Fabric, Edge and other disruptive technologies.

Do you want to engage your mind? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime.

Your key responsibilities

  • Management of one or more client engagements, with responsibility for quality of delivery as well as engagement financials

  • Lead client workshops and proposals and develop thought leadership on data architecture and data strategy

  • Build and lead data architecture team for our Insurance Sector

  • work closely with Digital Transformation team and cloud team to build integrated solutions

  • Identifying and leading pursuit of opportunities for new business

  • Managing development of EY solutions and supporting tools and methods

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to successfully deliver multiple engagements, exceed client expectations, manage commercial aspects (e.g. contracts, billing and budgets), and manage quality and risk

  • Maximize team performance - accountability for ensuring a collaborative and committed way for teams to work effectively together, providing coaching and mentoring, and sharing knowledge

  • Proven ability to identify, develop, take to market and deliver market-edge solutions

  • Ability to engage with stakeholders at a C suite level and manage large cross functional projects

  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experienceIdentifying opportunities for and securing new business, including leading proposals and bid teams

  • Acting as a career counsellor to a small team and being involved in the recruitment process as required

  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure

  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalize these into workable solutions which can then be delivered

Appreciation of EY’s solutions / go to market abilities and how these service client needs

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience in implementing Modern Data Platforms & Data Fabrics in consulting or financial services organisation

  • Certification in at least one Cloud Platform

  • Agile certification

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience of team building and leading

  • Knowledge of Insurance process and platforms

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence

  • Design Thinking & Innovation

  • Broader Financial Service experience

  • Hadoop and Big Data

  • IOT experience

What we look for

  • We are looking for a highly technical individual, with the ability to work with Senior Stakeholders as well as technologists and make technology relevant in a business context

  • We look for individuals who show the potential to develop strong client relationships.

  • Ability to demonstrate intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered

  • Team players who openly support, encourage and share knowledge with colleagues

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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

Please note: Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters!