IT Technical Lead

IT Technical Lead
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • London, England, UK London London GBR EC4M 9HH
Job Ref: 50214881
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 05 July 2021

Lorien leading FS Investment and Asset Management client is looking for an IT Technical Lead with a background in the migration of data away from the current source. This is a general tech lead with a lot of project co-ordination / management), possibly some analysis of desktop IT requirements.

You will join them for an initial 6 month contract to be based out of their offices in London or Edinburgh. Although the role is remote for the time being it will be expected that as restrictions ease you will be able to come back into the office at some point.

The role:

You will be joining a technology team responsible for delivering IT and application changes for a multi-10bn private markets business within a global asset management organisation.

The IT solution delivery team is responsible for delivery of integration / migration of software within the investment domain. The Real Estate delivery team is primarily located in London and work closely with other IT team members mainly in Edinburgh.

  • The role will primarily be working on a project to deliver changes to complete IT separation between two organisations. It will be joining a project already in-flight with some aspects already delivered / agreed, but still with a number of IT changes needing to be defined / planned in details.
  • The project spans across many different functions, from migration of investment / finance applications, adoption of new operating model for asset management, management of shared folder data / email boxes, personal computing equipment, HR, physical security, etc.
  • This role will be responsible for organisation of the IT elements, but may also be exposed to other related topics, and will be feeding in to the overall plan managed by a project manager.
  • There may also be opportunity to get involved with another multi-year digital transformation programme to adopt advance data platforms, such as Data Lake and Snowflake.
  • This role will be working closely with the project manager on a key exit project within the group.
  • The project manager doesn't have a technical background so they need someone with a real technical focus to work alongside the PM to lead on these aspects. Particularly around the migration of data away from the current source.

About you:

It is essential to have excellent communication skills, good level of technology insights, and appreciation of IT infrastructure / network - as the tech lead you be will be liaising with these teams, although the details will be delivered by relevant IT team / resource.

  • Ideally, the successful candidate will have some experience as a Tech PM with basic understanding of investment management ideally not essential, although other similar backgrounds will be considered.
  • The tech lead will be expected to take ownership of IT delivery coordination shortly after joining, and will be taking on the work that solution designer has produced to date. It is expected that the tech lead to also be able to work directly with business teams to validate requirements, present ideas, advice on best practice (with guidance from vendors / SMEs)

Although the job profile mentions infrastructure, really not after someone with an infra background here.

The focus here will be on data and systems, a list of the applications or migration tools is below so knowledge in any of these areas would be highly sought after

  • Business Apps: Argus Developer, Argus Enterprise, Envizi, IT2, SmartView, TR Worldcheck, Williams Lea Tag
  • Related Apps: Basware IP DB Archive, Coda, Deloitte Tax Cube , Eloqua, Hyperion, Salesforce
  • Other Apps / Tools: Azure Archival, Enterprise Vault, Workday , SharePoint, Shield, Thomson Reuters Compliance Training

Should the above sound like you please send a copy of your latest CV or call for a confidential discussion

Closing date Wed 7th of July

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

04/08/2021 12:26:06
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Contact Consultant:
Ryan Gibb

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