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Thursday, September 12, 2013

F/T - Data Architect, HSBC (NY)

Data Architect, HSBC – NY

HSBC is seeking an information/data architect  to work as part of a team of data stewards, business analyst, GBM business and functions, and work closely with the Enterprise Data Delivery IT organization to develop a best in class solution for data acquisition, transformation, management and distribution
Impact on the Business

Overall Accountabilities

  • ·         Work with IT and CDO community to design, develop and implement target state data application architecture
  • ·         Translate business and information requirements into data models, dataflow diagrams, and use cases
  • ·         Work with business community to identify and document requirements for a Data Governance tool
  • ·         Represent GBM at Group Data Working Groups, working with data experts from other Global Businesses and Functions to review, approve, and implement a group data management capability to support the Group Data vision to create a cohesive strategy for data governance with unambiguous definitions, standard, and ownership
  • ·         Work with IT delivery team and data stewards as part of the Data Design Authority to ensure project solutions are in line with target state systems architecture
  • ·         Oversee the delivery of data initiatives (across the Software Development Lifecycle) to ensure alignment and conformance to target state systems and architecture
  • ·         Provide data consultancy and support to Stakeholders across the project lifecycle
  • ·         Support business and data quality teams to perform tactical and strategic resolution facilitation of high priority data related issues

Impact on the Business

  • ·         Partner with business to identify and solve data quality issues, new business initiatives and existing and new regulations
  • ·         Lead and own the development and implementation of GBM data architecture, strategy, and standards
  • ·         Ensure compliance with all relevant internal instructions (FIMs, GSMs, circulars) and external regulatory requirements, including the management of operational risk and adherence to the Group’s standards of ethical behaviour

Customers / Stakeholders

  • ·         Create a virtual business data community across the global businesses and functions
  • ·         Represent GBM Americas as a member of the Data Design Authority and Group Working groups
  • ·         Raise awareness of target state architecture and data design principles

Leadership & Teamwork

  • ·         Lead and develop an effective team through communication, performance management, development plans and reward/recognition practices. Cultivate an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand

Operational Effectiveness & Control

  • ·         Define the Operational and Organizational model for GBM Americas enterprise data
  • ·         Define tools and best practice techniques and standards for data architecture and ensure they are utilized in GBM in line with group standards
  • ·         Align the HSBC Data Architecture to appropriate external standards

Major Challenges

  • ·         Data governance is a new concept and integration into the existing SDLC/ Program Management lifecycle will be a learning experience
  • ·         Aligning the needs of relevant stakeholders (business / function / region) and converting these disparate needs and desires to a prioritized, realistic business and implementation plan
  • ·         Logistical challenges of global coordination and implementation of target state architecture

Role Context

  • ·         The jobholder will be required to engage with and get buy-in from the stakeholders and business SME’s as well as interact regularly with other GB/GF Working Group members
  • ·         The job holder will play a proactive role in the Group level data governance forums

Management of Risk

  • ·         Ensure compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues
  • ·         Ensure employees apply compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues
  • ·         Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand

Observation of Internal Controls

  • ·         Maintains HSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators
  • ·         To implement the Group compliance policy locally by containing compliance risk in liaison with the Global Head of Compliance, Global Compliance Officer, Area Compliance Officer or Local Compliance Officer, ensuring adequate compliance resources and training, fostering a compliance culture and optimizing relations with regulators

Experience / Education
  • ·         Over ten years’ experience working with business data design and architecture development
  • ·         Experience of developing Business focused logical data models and architecture for large financial institutions
  • ·         Knowledge and experience of IT Vendors and Products working in the Data Management space
  • ·         Knowledge and experience of Data Management Tools

Leadership capabilities
  • ·         Navigating – understanding and translating Change Delivery objectives and aligning directions accordingly
  • ·         Aspiring – being ambitious about providing the highest standards of delivery
  • ·         Driving – setting stretching goals for self and teams and delivering them with courage and tenacity
  • ·         Mobilizing – authentically engaging with team, colleagues and business partners to deliver at pace
  • ·         Sustaining – making considered decisions that protect and enhance HSBC values, reputation and business

Job Field

: Information Technology

Primary Location

: North America-United States-New York-New York


: Full-time


: Day Job

Job Posting

: 11-Sep-2013, 09:12:09

Unposting Date

: 27-Sep-2013, 23:59:00