About the Client
Our Client is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. They anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.
About the Role
The position holder will focus on developing and supporting the asset management data warehouse operation that is the backbone of AM's analytics & reporting, as well as involvement into the project work to re-engineer it into the public cloud.
Development and operation of asset management DWH.
Independently analyse business requirements and design solutions to improve the business processes and operational procedures.
Full development lifecycle activities: development, deployment, maintenance of various environments or fixing defects, with a flair for constant improvement and DevOps
Involvement in and/or leading the full delivery cycle
Ensure smooth operation and system stability, provide 3rd level support of the asset management DWH.
Provide support and mentoring in technical topics to junior colleagues
Creation of accurate and relevant documentation.
Support AM's project aiming at the migration of asset management DWH to cloud.
5+ years of working experience in data warehouse development
Practical work experience in financial markets and products
Practical work experience with RDMS database such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL
High level of knowledge of data engineering including skills with SQL, Docker Kubernetes, Kafka, or Spark preferred
Ability to quickly learn, understand and work with new and emerging technologies in the data & analytics space, as well as development methodologies
Knowledge of public cloud, Azure preferred
Experience with DB performance tuning using explain plan, indexing and hints.
Designing and executing test plans and performing gap analysis to ensure that business requirements and functional specifications are tested and fulfilled
Proficiency in data modelling, data architecture and data driven storytelling
Strong communication and good command of English (both verbal and written),
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to present proposals and outcomes of work to senior stakeholders
Experience within an Agile/Scrum development methodology
Ability to work independently and under pressure
Ability to work with global team
Flexible and open to new ideas
Nice to Have Skills
The ability to collaborate with others and contribute as part of a high performance team, as opposed to working independently or competitively, in order to achieve a common goal.
Solves business problems using own initiative, within parameters of own role.
Ability to adapt to changes in objectives and priorities proactively in response to changing business needs.
The ability to think and act ahead, spotting problems or opportunities before they arise, in terms of delivery of tasks/projects and resource conflicts. Willing to initiate opportunities for improvement.