Data Architect - Banking - Contract - 3 months

Square One Resources
Date Posted
7th December 2017
Job Type
Market Rates

I am looking for a Data architect who has a good background in banking and SAS with open source experience with the below skills.

Skills needed

  • Systems and data architecture experience, including feasibility studies and business cases
  • Banking Book Credit Risk experience (not trading book only please)
  • Open source (R, Spark, Python) experience is desired
  • SAS Risk Solutions experience is nice to have


  • Leadership and day-to-day management of Architecture Workstream,
    • Open Source specialist Risk Analytics Team
    • Architect from SAS
  • Senior stakeholder management focusing on:
    • Risk & Finance Solutions Team
    • Data & Analytics Team
  • Change Delivery, responsible for Business Case and Roadmap
  • Configuration, responsible for Requirements Gathering and High Level Process Design


    • Produce the following high level design documentation.
      • #1 Solution and Data Architecture Options
        • Capture proposed landscape into which new solution will be deployed
        • Capture key data stores and data flows
        • Understand key integration points and technology options for each
      • #2 Sizing
        • Agree and capture key input business metrics to drive SAS environment sizing process
        • Capture LBG standards for hardware to use as basis for sizing
        • #3 Environments
          • Environments required to support business process (eg development, promotion and execution of models)
          • Key characteristics of each environment (topology, scale, performance, availability, disaster recovery
          • Select technology building blocks which to be used
          • #4 Security
            • Authentication
            • Authorisation
            • Data Security
            • Data Centre environment
            • #5 Operations
                • Configuration Management (including DevOps!)
                  • Systems management
                    • Backup
                      • Scheduling
                        • Client deployment

                      If you are a good fit please send me your CV to (see below) or call me

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