Platform Lead

Platform Lead
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH113TB
Job Ref: 50216471
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 14 September 2021

Our major UK banking client require our support for a Platform Lead to join them on a permanent basis. In this leading role you will join the biggest and most profitable platform within the bank! We're looking for someone with real influence and good organisational skills to lead us to agreed targets.

You'll be delivering, owning and maintaining the platform's operational stability and performance technology. You'll be able to really make this role your own, allowing excellent exposure for you and your work.

What you'll do

We'll be asking you to own the remediation of technical issues and the simplification and improvement of the platform architecture and technology. You'll build the platform roadmap, working with the centres of excellence to make sure you have the right the resources. On top of this, you'll use your expertise to make sure that business solutions are optimised for our customer's needs and the overall technology strategy.

You'll also be:

  • Taking ownership of the financial, commercial and flow performance of the platform
  • Managing the platform risk culture, making sure that teams effectively collaborate to mitigate risk
  • Delivering the regulatory reporting and managing the relevant budgets provided

The skills you'll need

In this role, you'll need to have in-depth domain or platform product knowledge and experience. Operational risk management, financial management, collaboration and negotiation are all important elements of this role, as is strong commercial acumen with an acute understanding of the business landscape.

You'll also be expected to have:

  • Event based streaming patterns, including Kafka, Streamsets, MongoDB, Graph technologies, including Neo4J
  • Master Data Management and entity resolution technologies, including Informatica MDM and Quantexa along with Cloud based deployments across hybrid architectures
  • Proven experience of operating at a senior/strategic level to achieve business goals and influence change with strong capability to translate Executive strategy into practical actions and leading large scale, multi region teams using Agile WoW
  • Experience with designing end-to-end solutions and developing strategies using project management
  • Ability to see the bigger picture, understanding where activities are inter-related and ensuring dependencies are clear and appropriately managed

Please be advised only successful candidates will be contacted.

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

14/10/2021 09:49:31
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Contact Consultant:
Rebecca Robb

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