Data Technology Lead

Sainsburys Bank
10 Jan 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
In this role you will be creating a centre of excellence for data development. Developing, monitoring & maintaining the data availability & quality of the Bank’s new and existing data platforms. You’ll be managing the interface during (build) for the new Teradata & Hadoop Managed Service team. You’ll develop the Bank’s data platform roadmap to meet the needs of the business. A key part of the role will be working with the Change team to embed the data components of projects into the Bank’s data infrastructure in the cloud.You’ll be:
  • Leading, managing & coaching the data development team and relevant outsourced agencies
  • Acting as an advocate for data & insight generation across the business
  • Working with the Customer Insights & wider business teams to ensure the new Data platform and business requirements are available for appropriate colleague use
  • Managing and facilitating the delivery of market leading data platforms for structured and unstructured data to enable insight generation across the business
  • Encouraging, managing, facilitating & implementing the automation of all data related processes
  • Working with the Change team to manage the quality & quantity of data related components of the Bank’s change programme
  • Ensure all documentation is up to date & proportionate to business requirement
  • Managing overhead costs within Budget with no surprises

You’ll bring:

  • Experience with Hadoop/Spark, Teradata, SAS, SQL, AWS, Infomatica, Power BI.
  • Experience of building key internal relationships: Marketing, Products, Risk, Distribution, Finance & Change & IT
  • Experience of building key external relationships: Stakeholder technical support (Teradata, Hadoop, Sainsbury’s), Hardware providers (e.g. Teradata) and Software providers (e.g. SAS, Angoss, Affinium, Microstrategy etc)
  • The ability to prioritise workload in line with tight deadlines and work effectively under pressure
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to working closely with others to deliver results
  • A proven track record of working on own initiative, with the ability to introduce fresh thinking to the role and the wider team
  • Exceptional communication skills - ability to communicate effectively with anyone in any environment
  • Experience of Agile and DevOps in data development
At Sainsburys Bank we believe that our colleagues are our most valuable asset. We are committed to attracting and retaining the very best, and utilising all the talent and experience available. We recognise the importance of helping our employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements that enable them to balance their working life with other priorities. These include; part-time shifts, home-working, flexible shift patterns and job sharing.Us: We’re proud to be different. We offer an award-winning product range that includes insurance, savings, loans, credit cards and travel money. As well as being the first British supermarket to open a bank, our people, values and new offices create a great working environment where we can focus on what our customers want. Sainsburys Group provides a very diverse range of products and we value the same diversity within our business. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer.
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