Senior Data Modeller

Job title: Senior Data Modeller
Contract status: Permanent
Departemnt: Data and Marketing Intelligence
Location: Sandwith Street

Job scope

The Business:
KBC Bank Ireland plc (‘KBC’) is 100% owned by KBC Bank and is one of the leading providers of Financial Services in Ireland. Established in 1973, KBC Bank is part of a major European Financial Services Group, the KBC Group which is headquartered in Brussels. KBC Bank provides a broad range of business and personal banking services and has built an enviable reputation.

The Role:
The successful candidate will lead the organisation’s Data Modelling Team, designing and building the Logical and Physical data models required to meet the needs of the business. You will be working closely with Business Analysts, Business Stakeholders, and Developers to deliver various data models, along with supporting processes, governance and Bank policies.

You would have performed a similar roll for at least 5 years, have an excellent understanding of and hands-on experience with data modelling (relational and dimensional), master data management, and associated methodologies.
Ideally you have experience working within a banking/ financial services or regulatory environment, experience with the Teradata Financial Services Data Model is a huge plus.
The applicant will be a high-energy, pro-active, confident individual with the ability and experience to motive and drive a small team,  manage all aspects of a solution design including working and negotiating with many sponsors and stakeholders in an often demanding environment.

Essential Duties

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, Build and Maintain the organisations Logical and Physical Data Models

  • Engage with Business Stakeholders and Data Analysts to understand and translate business needs into data models supporting the long term strategy of the bank.

  • Ensure Data modelling team delivers solutions in line with Industry best practices, particularly in the area’s of Data Management and Metadata

  • Lead the Data Modelling Team, mentor junior modellers and provide subject matter expertise in the areas of relational and dimensional data modelling.

Work closely with Project stakeholders, Analysts and Developers to ensure that project milestones are achieved within the agreed timeframes.

Person Specification

Knowledge, Education & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an Enterprise Data Modelling role.

  • Excellent understanding of Relational and Dimensional modelling techniques.

  • Considerable Data Warehousing Experience.

  • Proven Analytical and Problem Solving Skills.

  • A University degree / third level qualification or equivalent experience.

Essential Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and experience with the Teradata FSDM is a huge plus

  • Demonstrable experience with Data Modelling tools (Erwin, Powerdesigner, etc)

  • Data Governance and Metadata Management experience

  • Excellent SQL and Data Analysis skills, in-depth MS SQL Server experience a plus.

Core Competencies

­Core Competency Skills:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong communication and presentations skills with an ability to deal with all levels in a confident and professional manner

  • Self-motivated and highly energetic and embracing of demanding work environments

Proactive (strategic thinking) team player capable of working in a dynamic agile sprint environment

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