CATO - Senior Data Analyst

CAPCO - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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SENIOR DATA ANALYST

LOCATION: TORONTO

Let’s Talk About You

You want to Own Your Career. You’re serious about rising as far and as fast as your work and achievements can take you. And you’re ready to write the next chapter of your career story: a challenging and rewarding role as a Senior Data Analyst.

A Word About Us

Capco – Forming the Future of Finance

Capco is a distinctly and positively different place to work. Much more than consultants, we are active participants in the global financial services industry. Our passionate business and technology professionals enjoy a unique environment where they are actively encouraged to apply intellect, innovation, experience and teamwork. We are dedicated to fully supporting our world class clients as they respond to challenges and opportunities in: Banking, Capital Markets, Finance Risk & Compliance, Insurance and Wealth and Investment Management. Experience Capco for yourself at capco.com.

Let’s Get Down to Business

Capco is looking for talented, innovative and creative people to join our emerging data analytics team to work on a number of projects and applications.

Responsibilities

Define and obtain source data required to successfully deliver insights and use cases
Determine the data mapping required to join multiple data sets together across multiple sources
Create methods to highlight and report data inconsistencies, allowing users to review and provide feedback
Propose suitable data migration sets to relevant stakeholders
Assist teams with processing, planning, tracking, scope and coordination of data migration sets as required
Work on end-to-end flow of a broad range of analytics use cases
Maintain RAID logs for projects, and ensure that these are fed into the programme effectively
Lead and work closely with all stakeholders creating a strong culture of transparency and collaboration
Adhere strictly to compliance/operational risk controls and due diligence in accordance with regulatory standards, policies and practices
Report concerns or observations in terms of control weaknesses, compliance breaches and operational risk
Maintains control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points

Must Haves

Demonstrate a continual desire to implement “strategic” or “optimal” solutions and where possible, avoid workarounds or short-term tactical solutions
Understand all changes in the wider context of the business lines/areas
Manage stakeholder expectations and ensure that robust communication and escalation mechanisms are in place across project portfolios
Possess experience using data models and data dictionaries in a banking and financial markets context; knowledge of trade finance or securities services

Knowledge of one or more of the following domains:
Party/Client
Trade
Settlements
Payments
Instrument and pricing
Market and/or Credit Risk
Business analysis skills, defining and understanding requirements using attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively in a multi-programme environment across a range of stakeholders
Proven track record of managing small delivery-focussed data teams

Technical capabilities

Ability to write SQL queries, Scala knowledge preferable and navigate data bases especially Hive, CMD, Putty, Note++
Good knowledge of SDLC and formal Agile processes, with a bias towards TDD and a willingness to test products as part of the delivery cycle
Experience using and flattening XML
Experience with big data programmes

Nice to Haves

We are also looking for individuals who demonstrate the following traits:

A good understanding of control requirements surrounding data handling
Ability to assess operational risks during analysis, implementation, planning and execution phases in conjunction with stakeholders
Knowledge and experience in data quality & governance

Professional experience is important. But it’s paramount you share our belief in disruptive innovation that puts clients ahead in a tough market. From Day One, your key skill will be to perceive new and better ways of doing things to give your clients an unfair advantage.

Now Take the Next Step

If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to receiving your application.