Enterprise Data Architect – The Netherlands

Axxsys Consulting is part of the Alpha Financial Markets Consulting (Alpha FMC) group, the leading global consultancy to the asset and wealth management industry. We are a boutique management consulting firm that offers the world’s top asset and wealth managers a competitive edge through our expertise and industry insight. Our team is of a uniquely high calibre and by focusing on asset and wealth management alone we build deep knowledge and experience within our industry. We work with a blue-chip client base, including 21 of the top 25 largest global asset management firms, and work with over 130 clients across the globe. We have our headquarters located the United Kingdom, as well as offices in major global financial centres across the United States, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Denmark and Asia. Axxsys represents the technology implementation / business integration arm of the Alpha group, with deep expertise in delivering change and transformation programmes centred around Asset & Wealth technology solutions.

To clients, we are a trusted partner for creating programmes, however, we are so much more to our employees. At Alpha, we pride ourselves in being a meritocratic environment perfect for building a career, meeting great people, as well as a rewarding place to work.

Our Corporate Strategy

Alpha is increasingly establishing ourselves as the leading consultancy to the global asset and wealth management industry. To date, we have grown and been successful by deploying the highest calibre of consulting expertise to our clients. Unlike our competitors, we are:

  • Sector focussed: because we have always focussed exclusively on Asset and Wealth Management, we provide deep and focussed knowledge that our competitors cannot match
  • Global: we operate seamlessly across geographies, allowing us to service the largest global clients with the highest calibre of consultant

Axxsys

As technology specialists, Axxsys:

  • Provide knowledgeable resources who can implement, configure and support the major platforms used by our clients
  • Form a range of partnerships with key vendors to position itself as a preferred implementation partner for major business applications
  • Assist clients with their journey to the next generation of cloud-based architectures
  • Help clients to define and implement their future state data architectures
  • Help clients with bespoke development that complements their core application architecture
  • Provide knowledgeable and client-focussed support for client’s major applications, including upgrades, migrations and business-as-usual issue management

Axxsys resources will be:

  • Able to implement, configure and support key business applications
  • Able to build out and implement data management strategies across client organisations
  • Able to undertake bespoke development, including of key data interfaces

Role Responsibilities:

The Enterprise Data Architect will report to Gaurav Jangid – Global Head of Data, Axxsys Consulting – and be vested with the following areas of responsibility:

  • Propose architecture, technology considerations and roadmaps for implementing Data Management solutions
  • Actively engage in the preparation, conception, and realization of client data projects
  • Lead process design reviews, conduct current state analysis, future state and roadmap assessments, project assessments, and define detailed implementation blueprint
  • Apply modern data management toolsets and methods to design, build, implement, and optimize data solutions of all types – including data warehouses, data lakes, ODS, streaming data, analytic and BI/visualizations, etc.
  • Align with stakeholders, including C-level, partners, technologists, and clients to ensure program delivers on business goals
  • Participate in strategic, sales and account planning activities in coordination with account leadership and domain experts

Role Requirements (Skills, Experience and Qualifications):

  • 8+ years of experience in data analysis, engineering, architecture, and operations roles, including experience with transformational efforts
  • Extensive knowledge of Design Patterns for Software and Data Engineering
  • Experience with tools (or similar) such as Hadoop Stack, Airflow, Kafka, NiFi, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, ElasticSearch (ELK), JSON, Parquet, Avro and other Data Storage formats
  • Understanding of leading cloud data platforms (e.g., Snowflake or Databricks)
  • Strong delivery skills and experience in data catalog, data lineage and data governance tools
  • Implementation experience in full cycle data engineering projects

Benefits

We will offer:

  • A competitive base salary for a suitably senior profile
  • Fantastic opportunity to be entrepreneurial in a growing market with a reputable company brand
  • 25 days’ holiday additional to bank holidays
  • Supportive, social and collaborative environment
  • Comprehensive training and development programmes

At Axxsys we are committed to employing individuals from all backgrounds, that reflects the multi-cultural society we live in. We pride ourselves on operating an inclusive working environment and providing the best people to meet our client’s expectations of service.

If you are interested in joining a flexible, ambitious and growing consultancy, then please send your CV to career@axxsysconsulting.com.

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