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Analytics Consulting Data Architect

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

PT-11-Lisbon

Country

Portugal

Job function

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Apply REF: 1805CHM0597

BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been the first foreign bank to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, the Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

 

Analytics Consulting (AC), a team within BNP Paribas to provide Business Intelligence and Artificial intelligence solutions, is looking for a Data Architect to collaborate with the team members and guide the technology solutions, ensuring that the solution design adheres to the team’s architecture.
The AC team is constituted by four communities: Data and Analytics – structured data and consulting projects; Data Platform – data services available to everyone; Application Delivery – scalable and reliable applications; and Artificial Intelligence – unstructured data projects.

 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Data Architect role is responsible for supporting the Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Data Visualization Developers and Full-Stack Developers in conceptualising data schemas. Also in managing releases and making migrations happen seamlessly, by working as a gate keeper for production like environments. Moreover, monitoring data-bases’ performance and trouble-shooting will be part of the Data Architect’s responsibilities.

  • Release management and coordinate with the team and with IT throughout the release cycle
  • Automation of the end to end release. Using CI/CD or one click deployment to deploy different types of artefacts to different environments
  • Non production environments server management
  • Coordinate with IT for any non-prod server related issues or upgrades.
  • Coordinate with different stakeholders on any issues to get it resolved
  • Windows server side performance monitoring
  • Give support to other team members in optimizing and publishing their dashboards, workflows and code on a stable environment
  • Provide suggestions to improve the current process when needed
  • Accommodate internal development procedures and handle the most common process requests
  • Partner with ETL developers and other technical data warehouse team members to design high performing ETL workflows and maintain consistent development functions

PROFILE

  • Bachelor or Master Degree with a technical major, such as engineering, computer science or related fields
  • Data architecture, modelling
  • Data warehousing design, Star Schema and Snowflakes Schema methodologies
  • Knowledge on Kimball, Inmon methodologies (top-down / bottom-up approaches in Database design)
  • Excellent on the SQL server performance tuning aspects Database design principles
  • Knowledge of programming languages is a plus
  • Fluent English (mandatory), French and Portuguese are a plus
  • Comfort working with numbers: rigour, analytical mind-set, ability to interpret numbers and synthesize
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate complex logical constructs in simple and intuitive ways

Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

 

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

Primary Location: PT-11-Lisbon Job Type: Standard / Permanent Job: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Education Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years) Experience Level: Not Indicated Schedule: Full-time