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Enterprise Data Architect, Poland, Sweden or Finland

Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Oslo, NO, 0368 Helsinki, FI, 00500

Job ID: 4903 

Would you like to grab a challenging and exciting opportunity to shape the future of Nordea’s data landscape as part of the Data, Finance & Risk Architecture team in Group Architecture? We are now looking for a Enterprise Data Architect to provide architectural support and direction across the enterprise.       

In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.  


About this opportunity

Welcome to the Data, Finance & Risk Architecture team. We support and direct Nordea’s transformation by providing a holistic architectural view and structured understanding of the bank and its surrounding environment to enable the Customer Vision and the Business Strategy. As Enterprise Data Architect, you’ll play a valuable role in supporting and directing the bank in the context of data architecture. 

What you’ll be doing:
•    Be accountable for developing transition and target architectures that provides explicit guidance and steering for initiatives in the context of the enterprise data reference architecture and data roadmap and support in its realisation.
•    Provide data architecture solution design and architectural leadership that includes creation of content relating to business, application, data, process and technology architecture viewpoints.  
•    Craft architectural blueprints to support coordinated realisation of multiple data centric initiatives across the bank. The candidate must also be able to articulate benefits and drawbacks of various design options and recommend solutions that deliver the most business value while limiting technical debt.
•    Ensure that the data architecture is aligned with the business strategy of each of the bank’s business domain to help them achieve their respective objectives, improve operational efficiency or marketplace competitiveness – while staying within risk appetite and complying with regulations.
•    Educate and assist stakeholders with Group Architecture’s governance framework and associated processes. 


You’ll join a team of experienced archiects that has a central role in providing an data architecture support and steer for the bank. The role is based in Gdańsk, Gdynia, Warsaw, Helsinki or Stockhiolm.


Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.   

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:
•    Have the ability to work with engineers, developers, project managers, as well as C-level executives to demonstrate Group Architecture’s value proposition.
•    Communicate and influence at all levels of the organisation and explain complex concepts in clear and understandable ways to build understanding.
•    Build effective relationships with other architects and stakeholders across the organisation to facilitate alignment of the enterprise data architecture in relation to other domains.
•    Drive strategic discussions for evolving the enterprise data architecture to deliver reduced complexity, enhanced data management, cost efficiencies, improved agility, reduced risk, and/or improved business capabilities.
•    Keep focus on own continuous development and learning as well as mentor others to build knowledge and improve overall effectiveness.

Your experience and background:  
•    6+ years of related work experience in the areas of Information/Data Archiecture & Modelling, Business Intelligence, Reporting and Analytics, AI & Machine Learning, Data Warehousing and/or Master Data Management.
•    4+ years of related work experience with relational DBMS, big data including Hadoop and preferably Cloudera stack, and NoSQL.
•    4+ years’ experience with Data Management and Data Quality tooling.
•    2+ years’ experience with cloud-based data platforms including Amazon Web Services and other PaaS vendors such as Snowflake.
•    Demonstrated ability to drive development of target and transition architectures and to craft fit-for-purpose architecture content that provides explicit guidance for large and complex transformation initiatives. 
•    Demonstrated experience with design of data warehouse and data lake soltions to support analytical, machine learning and AI use cases such as real-time decisioning
•    Demonstrated experience with integration technologies, methods and architecture patterns to support batch, real-time and near-real-time data integration to support operational, analytical and reporting use cases. 
•    Proficient with business analysis, software engineering, integration and orchestration, technical solution design, and risk and quality management.
•    Prior experience in full-service banking across lines of business i.e. Retail, Wholesale, Institutional, Wealth and Insurance.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

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