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Data Product manager

Job Title: Data Product manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sliema, Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 3504
Contact Name: Clare Barbara
Job Published: March 02, 2018 12:54

Job Description

Want to join a successful Financial Services Operator?

This is an exciting role whereby the selected candidate will be the responsible for data flows, namely identifying sources, building processes and making the data available via the DWH


  • Building, optimizing and maintaining high-performance, fault-tolerant, scalable and distributed Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) processes
  • Maintaining and enhancing a high-performance, fault-tolerant DWH
  • Testing and deployment of new solutions or patches to existing systems under established change control procedures
  • Building collaborative partnerships with IT engineers, analysts, function leads and key individuals within other business teams
  • Improving continuously Data processes and procedures to accelerate delivery and raise quality standards
  • Conducting design and code review to ensure compliance with standards for production deployments
  • Maintaining source control, records and documentation as appropriate in a regulated bank
  • Providing first or second level support for the full stack of technologies and systems within the department
  • Working towards attaining expert level knowledge of at least one core technology of the department
  • Escalating and/or resolving issues in a timely manner. If escalating, co-ordinate with other teams on incident/issue resolution as needed - including business users, developers, technical contacts, external suppliers, etc.
  • Responding to production issues/incidents during and off business hours
  • Providing data extracts using the Data Management & Analytics platforms to business users and escalating for development as needed
  • Working as part of a fast paced team supporting multiple applications, collaborating with other developers and analysts as needed
  • Other duties to be determined from time to time by the Senior Manager – Business Intelligence and Data Integrity

Skills and experience

  • At least 3 years’ work experience in application development 
  • Strong SQL on a mainstream RDBMS such as MS SQL Server, Oracle or PostgreSQL
  • Practical experience with administering Linux systems in a production environment
  • Practical experience using data integration tools (Talend / Pentaho / SSIS / Informatica) 
  • Strong documentation skills both of existing systems and of new requirements 
  • General attention to detail, thoroughness and technical accuracy with deliverables
  • Analytical skills when collecting requirements, keeping in mind industry best practices
  • Ability to understand underlying data in complex systems and identify improvements
  • Flexibility and available to work on an on-call basis as needed for production support
  • A pro-active attitude and ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable oral and written communication in English
  • Willing to conduct research and learn new technologies
  • Knowledge of banking and investment products will be considered an asset
  • Exposure to business intelligence and data warehousing is an asset
  • Experience working in an agile environment 
  • Experience working in a regulated industry