Our client is loooking to recruit to the team a dynamic and enthusiastic Risk/MI Data Engineer who has a passion for data as well as being a strong communicator.
Solid experience as a SQL-focused analyst/developer is important, but this is secondary to demonstrating a belief that delivery of a sound data platform is key to meeting business demands.
A knowledge of Risk Analytics, ideally gained in the commodity or financial trading sectors would again be beneficial, but this too is secondary to the candidate's willingness to interact closely with business users, demonstrating an ability to understand their daily processes and information needs and how those needs will be met by their application data.
Finally, a solid understanding of agile methodologies including story definition, sprint planning, continuous integration and automated testing would be useful. The candidate should be delivery focused but also be able to mentor colleagues in all areas of the development lifecycle in order to improve the IT department's overall capabilities.
Design and development of data-centric applications related to Risk, Compliance, Finance and Operations domains.
Analysis of key user needs and their translation to enterprise-class designs and software.
Liaise with project teams, line manager and development leads to ensure accurate delivery.
Design and develop applications using agreed coding standards and quality targets.
Participate in code reviews and unit testing.
Contribute to the design, development and implementation of software development best practices.
Support and mentor other developers in all areas of the development lifecycle.
Provide regular status updates, reflecting progress against the development schedule.
Key Competencies & Skills:
A business-oriented, data-centric individual, with the ability to build credibility with the business and to have the communications skills which allow complex business requirements to be analysed, challenged where appropriate and then distilled into executable IT designs.
Experienced developer working as part of a scrum team to deliver robust enterprise-wide solutions utilising industry standard practices and technologies to deliver full stack solutions with initial focus on Trade Pricing models.
Track record of data analysis, design and delivery, preferably in a physical commodity trading environment.
Strong interest in Data and Data Science generally.
Excellent SQL knowledge with understanding of both the relational and dimensional models.
Good knowledge of Business Intelligence tools, especially SAP Business Objects and MS Power BI.
Ability to work closely and independently with end users.
Expertise in all areas of the development life cycle to include: o Functional requirements and system design specifications
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