Bank for International Settlements
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international organisation promoting global monetary and financial stability and is a bank for central banks. The BIS´s head office is located in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices in Hong Kong SAR and Mexico City. We are able to recruit globally, regardless of nationality, and offer competitive employment packages.
We are looking for an Enterprise Architect (with a corporate title of Senior IT Applications Architect) to join the Application and Architecture group within the Bank´s IT department. As an enterprise architect, the successful candidate will coordinate the group´s architecture-related activity to establish a vision and technology roadmap for each of the groups key software applications and platforms. He/she will also provide enterprise architecture guidance to business and technology teams across the Bank, and organise bank-wide architecture governance. The ideal candidate is a solution-oriented team player, comfortable in both a highly technical environment and a relationship management role. He/she is a skilled communicator who is able to present complex IT topics to non-technical audiences of all levels, taking a proactive business-focused approach when dealing with both internal and external clients and providers.
Work with development and operations teams across Architecture and Applications to create a vision and roadmap for the key applications and platforms supported by the group.
Maintain high-level enterprise architecture maps for the Bank, including key systems and information flows.
Advise and assist with changes to business architecture and business process optimisation.
Act as an expert adviser to the Bank on application architecture and strategic technology issues, and write reports for executive audiences.
Working with IMS and cross-business technical experts, define and promote common architecture principles, standards, tools and implementation methodologies.
Organise bank-wide architecture governance and assist the Head of Architecture and Applications in chairing the meetings and issuing recommendations.
Establish a virtual team of architects and technical experts across the IT department and promote architecture collaboration.
Provide architectural oversight on key IT projects.
Play a leading role in the identification and evaluation of new technologies.
Perform pre- and post-project architecture reviews.
Own the portfolio of application development tools provided to developers across the Bank and ensure that they evolve over time to meet developers´ needs.
Review, with the aim of constantly improving, the application architecture landscape of the Bank.
Qualifications, skills and experience:
At least five years´ experience in software development and/or architecture related IT roles
Experience of creating and communicating architecture concepts and technology roadmaps
Experience working on projects spanning multiple technology teams and business areas
Experience presenting architecture and technology topics to senior executives
Experience working with complex enterprise data architectures with strong knowledge of relational database technologies
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft development technologies (C# .NET, WCF, WPF, Visual Studio etc), NoSQL/Big Data technologies, and Python and/or R will be advantages.
An industry background in financial markets or central banking will be an advantage.
Strong architecture modelling and visualisation skills
Excellent communication skills - written, visual and oral
An ability to formulate technical strategy
An ability to work collaboratively and establish strong working relationships across different technical teams and business users
An ability to understand and adapt to a broad range of existing and new technologies
An ability to work independently
Fluent in English (oral and written)
University degree (ideally at masters level, in a computer science related discipline)
Do you have the skills we are looking for and a strong academic track record? Are you interested in working in an international financial institution at the heart of the central banking community and contributing to an important global mission? We look forward to receiving your application, including your CV and letter of motivation, indicating your preferred area of interest.
To find out more about this opportunity and to submit your CV (in English), please visit www.bis.org/careers .
Deadline for applications is 30/12/2016
Employment - Duration: 1 years Contract type: Fixed-term FTE%: 100%
The BIS employs staff on both open-ended and fixed-term contracts. However, all new entrants are initially recruited on a fixed-term basis. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff. We encourage applications from female candidates.
Norbar Torque Tools Limited
Banbury, United Kingdom
Norbar Torque Tools Ltd., the world leading torque tool manufacturer has a vacancy for an experienced individual to join our IT team.
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To execute full life cycle software development from concept, to implementation to end user training.
1) To develop life cycle software and train relevant employees of Norbar.
2) To write well designed, testable, efficient code.
3) To produce specifications and determine operational feasibility.
4)To document and maintain software functionality.
5) To tailor and deploy software tools, processes and metrics.
You will have a degree level qualification or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other relevant field with proven development experience in a Windows environment using SQL Server and C++ and web development with ASP.net.
You will have excellent IT and coding ability, excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team to support the Company.
In return for a 38 1/2 hour week we can offer a starting salary in the range £38,000-£44,000 depending on skills and experience.
Norbar also offer a non-guaranteed profit related bonus, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, an award winning restaurant plus other lifestyle benefits.
PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL
Data Protection Act: Your personal information will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. In signing the application for employment you agree to this data being held and processed and if appointed to the job you also agree to further personal information, including sensitive data (e.g, bank and medical details etc.) being held and processed for legal, personnel, administrative and management purposes. In the case of sensitive data relating to criminal proceedings in which you have been involved, your personal information will be processed for insurance purposes and to comply with legal requirements and obligations to third parties.
We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES
London, United Kingdom
We’re looking for an energetic and experienced digital project manager who will manage the delivery of Agile projects across The Mix.
You will have directly responsibility for our development team and extensive project management experience including scoping and managing digital projects. The ideal candidate will also have technical knowledge as well as an understanding of user led design techniques
We are looking for someone who works well in a fast-paced environment and who has a passion for managing and developing digital solutions to help young people improve their life choices.
Overall purpose of the job
To manage the digital delivery team and to lead in the scoping, defining, scheduling, resourcing, tracking and delivery of digital projects at The Mix ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget and to agreed requirements.
Ensure the ongoing maintenance and development of The Mix Services
Lead the scoping, articulation and delivery of digital assets
Contribute to the digital strategy
Freelancers, interns, agencies and volunteers as required
The Charity’s service hub, currently in Glentworth Street, London, NW1
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Manage and maintain an accurate and achievable schedule of all digital developments within The Mix, through liaison with technical staff, project managers and department
Plan and schedule development iterations, assisting with testing where required
Lead the scoping of digital projects and articulate development needs
Liaise with project managers and departments across the organisation to ensure that digital requirements documentation is created to the desired standard and available in a timely fashion Ensure the integration of digital services
Provide strong project management skills, taking on new projects when needed
Support departments and teams across The Mix with digital solutions and projects
Provide IT project advice and decision support information to project stakeholders
Manage digital partnerships, attending and manage meetings with external organisations and agencies when needed
Maximise user experience of The Mix digital services
Lead co-creation sessions with young people when needed
Manage a variety of projects ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget
Budget and expenditure management
Ensure the development team develops and maintains the skill base required for delivery
Provide excellent recruitment, supervision and management of staff
Any other duties as required
Experienced project manager with evidence of scoping and managing digital projects
Experience of managing the full software development lifecycle
A good understanding of usability and accessibility needs
Experience of user-centred design process
Experience/understanding of Agile software development methodologies - particularly XP/Scrum
Broad technical knowledge, with a passion for the possibilities that new technologies and methodologies offer to the youth and community sector
Organised and able to manage a range of competing priorities
Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative and as an active team member.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain relationships
Good written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate with users of varying technical ability
Experience of budget management
Good knowledge of creative facilitation and user led design techniques
Line management experience
Qualified in Agile
GROUP DATA MANAGER
£52,403 PER ANNUM (RISING TO £56,817 AFTER 12 MONTHS, SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE)
35 HOURS PER WEEK
Sanctuary Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 11,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.
We are looking for an experienced Data Manager to take responsibility and ownership of structured business data across the Group.
Reporting to the Head of IS Technical Services with a specific focus on SAP you will develop understanding of data across the group and implement migration best practice methodology, providing best in class data solutions for both internal and external customers.
Notable experience of migrating data from multiple sources and formats into a single system is crucial; this will include data on any legacy systems from any future acquisitions. You'll be competent at setting strategies to identify what key data we require in acquisition situations and how we can best analyse and migrate this to Sanctuary systems.
Obviously we will require you to have an excellent working knowledge of business information software applications such as SAP, Cognos, Oracle and you'll have proven experience in the use of Data Quality and MDM tools across a large and complex business.
You will lead the data team and provide them with clear direction and set consistent working practices. As such we are looking for someone with proven leadership skills who is experienced in the coaching and developing of others. You'll be self motivated and will lead the team with your engaging management style, ensuring buy in and support from all key stakeholders.
You'll enjoy interrogating and analysing data and will be adept at producing robust business cases and financial documentation to support information system changes.
Travel will be a requirement of the role as will occasional overnight stays away from home so flexibility outside of normal working hours will be needed.
As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer extensive development and training opportunities as well as a comprehensive reward and benefits package including discount schemes, 25 days annual leave and a contributory pension scheme.
How to Apply
To apply please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and quote ref: Group Data Manager Req. 26450
Closing Date: 23rd March 2017
We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes, therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.