The bank for a changing world

Data Warehouse & Transformation Specialist

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

GB-ENG-London

Job function

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Reference

AFS000236

BNP Paribas Securities Services is a top five global provider of securities services.  Operating across the investment cycle, we provide post-trade administration solutions to buy-side and sell-side financial institutions and issuers. With a local presence across 34 countries and global coverage of over 100 markets, we offer a one-stop shop for all asset classes, both onshore and offshore and across the globe.
 
Position Details
 
Department purpose / objectives
The UK AFS IT & Engineering Function exists to provide services to the Asset & Fund Services (AFS) business line in the UK, and AFS locations globally where UK managed applications are deployed, for example King of Prussia, Singapore, Brussels, Sydney, Chennai.
 
Projects which the AFS Engineering and IT Department are involved in include new service offerings, new products, package implementations, enhancements to existing services and Compliance & Regulatory Projects.
 
The department provides skilled resources to undertake the following roles:
  • Project Managers – Business focused
  • Project Managers – IT focused (i.e. IT Development Managers)
  • Business Analysts
  • Testers
  • IT Business Analysts
  • IT Developers
  • Production Support
  • Service Management

 

The department is structured into the following main areas:

  • Fund Accounting and Middle Office (FAMO) Domain
  • Trade Processing (TP) Domain
  • Transformational Projects
  • Transversal Services
  • Service Delivery

 The department is based in 5 locations – London, Glasgow, Dundee, Melbourne and Chennai

 

Purpose of the position:

This role will form a key part of the Data Deliveries support team. The primary responsibilities will be to support the existing back end data feeds and applications some of which are third party provisioned and some in house developments. They are also responsible for spreading their knowledge throughout the Support team and the business. They will be expected to go “On-call” during out of hours and at weekends to provide support as required by the business.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting hi-profile systems and possess knowledge of the technology SQL Server/Oracle, MQ.

 

 

Key Responsibilities of the role:

 

  • Support of Data Deliveries environment which involves a number of different data feeds and back end interfaces
  • Working with the Project Development Team to raise bugs and enhancements
  • Liaise with other team members and business members to ensure that all issues are resolved in an effective manner
  • Identify problems, propose solutions and achieve agreement with the relevant users.
  • STP product knowledge spread throughout the Support Team
  • Adherence to documented procedural standards.
  • Escalate issues which cannot be resolved by the Analyst.
  • Adherence and contribution to change management.
  • Use business and application knowledge to investigate issues raised and assist in the production of Incident reports to external 3rd Party Software suppliers.
  • Liaise with Project Development areas to ensure that all support documentation is created and that new functionality is handed over in an efficient way.

 

 

Skills and Experience required

 

Competencies required for the role:

  • Able to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Experience working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to identify problems, propose solutions and achieve agreement with the relevant users.
  • Ability to provide remote support in an on call capacity
  • Self-motivation and effective time-management are a pre-requisite
  • Support orientated and client focused
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

 

Technical skills required for the role:

  • In-depth knowledge and proficient in writing complex SQL queries, stored procedures, creating Indexes, Functions, Database triggers and Sub queries within the following databases:
    • Oracle (Version 10g or above)
    • Sysbase (v11 or above)
    • SQL server (Version 2012 or above)
  • Proficient in Performance tuning on the above platforms
  • Good experience in writing UNIX shell scripts
  • Support experience in a Financial Services environment
  • Knowledge of CTM, SWIFT and IBM DSTX
  • Exposure to MQ and MSMQ
  • Exposure to front and back office aspects of Asset Management

 

Qualifications required for the role:

 

Essential:

  • Professional qualification in Microsoft SQL
  • Microsoft Professional

Desirable:

  • Professional qualification or equivalent experience in data warehousing
  • ITIL Qualifications in Service Delivery & Support

 

 

Equal Opportunities

 

BNP Paribas promotes equality of opportunity and is 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.

 

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