Technical Financial Consulting Architect and Delivery Lead

Location: Amsterdam, NL; Copenhagen - Headquarters, DK; Helsinki, FI; Oslo, NO; Stockholm, SE

Do you have what it takes to fill the role of Architect and Delivery Lead in SimCorp Dimension® implementation projects to our global market-leading customer base?

The position

SimCorp is a well-known investment management software and service provider globally to international financial institutions. SimCorp continuously enhances the portfolio of offerings to remain at the forefront of industry technology and trends.

We are looking for an experienced lead consultant for the role of Business Consultant Principal to join our EMEA Services team which seeks consulting excellency, efficiency in configuration and standardization, knowledge sharing and collaboration across divisions and market units. An important part of the role is also to engage as SimCorp continues to improve and expand our service offerings, where the expectation is that you are able to contribute with past relevant experience and has a mindset to encourage the solutions offered to an ever-developing marketplace. The EMEA Service team means a broad reach across the region in terms of customers, projects and colleagues, and it requires that you are able to comprehend many different types of business cultures and customer types. You will be benefitting from a wide range of skills amongst your colleagues who are locally based - within the region.

You will be part of the Data Management Service Line: The mission is to empower customers to make better decisions with trusted data and enable the customers to make the most of the software-enabled services offered by SimCorp. This covers three core areas: Integration – how SimCorp Dimension® connects to and interacts with the outside world, Data Warehouse and Reporting - how information is retrieved from SimCorp Dimension® and System Operations - the services required to access and process data inside SimCorp Dimension®. In your role, you will also be exposed to a spectrum of securities, from plain vanilla equity and fixed income instruments to complex derivatives. The Data Management Service Line is an integral part of the services offered by SimCorp and you will have an important part in designing the Target Operating Model for our customers, and also be responsible for growing a team of fellow Data Management colleagues through analysis- and delivery stages of implementation.

As part of your induction, you will be ‘hands-on’ in our software system and attend the three-week’ SimCorp Dimension® Academy.

Your responsibilities

As a Principal Consultant you will be responsible for a range of areas:

  • Lead the Data Management workstream and report to the Project Manager. Take part in design decisions, both from an overall architectural perspective and on specific sub-deliveries, on behalf of the Data Management workstream.
  • Lead the Data Management delivery team on larger engagements by providing support and direction.
  • Individual deliveries in terms of integrating SimCorp Dimension® in our customers' system environment and processes. You will use the application tools in the software for data import/export and for the communication with other systems 
  • Specify interfaces in coordination with the customers and responsibility for the implementation and user acceptance. 
  • Implement our integrated data warehouse solution with a focus on data modelling based on our standard data model as well as introduce internal ETL processes. 
  • Advise the customers in regards to the technical use of our software.
  • Expert for our integration tools and the data model of our software.
  • Conduct training for colleagues and customers on request. 
  • Enhance and optimize existing solutions together with Global functions. 
  • Close collaboration and ongoing knowledge sharing with technical experts in SimCorp globally to provide innovative solutions for our customers. 
  • Professional areas in Consulting Services are financial instruments and their valuation, trading, portfolio management, risk and portfolio analysis, compliance (regulatory), transaction processing and administration, (fund) accounting as well as regulatory reporting.

Your qualifications

  • You can confidently balance the overall view of the Data Management architecture and enjoy the deep-diving to find solutions. In addition, you bring with you the following qualifications or aspirations to learn:
  • Leadership experience in terms of organising and guiding a workstream.
  • Experience implementing or configuring investment management systems similar to SimCorp Dimension®
  • Degree in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Economics or similar qualification
  • Ideally you are familiar with the processes at asset managers, insurance companies and banks. 
  • Knowledge in some of the following areas: SQL, relational data bases, data warehouse, reports and XSLT (XML). 
  • Solid methodical skills and the ability to work both with limited supervision and as part of a team. 
  • Great communication and consulting skills and a high degree of commercial awareness, customer orientation and quality consciousness.
  • Team spirit and a desire to share your knowledge.
  • Fluency in English, additional language abilities would be of advantage.
  • Readiness to travel  

About us

SimCorp is a leading provider of investment management solutions to the world’s largest asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, pension and insurance funds, wealth managers, banks and sovereign wealth funds. 

Here you will get to work with skilled and respectful colleagues. We are more than 1.900 employees from 50+ nationalities committed to supporting our 200+ clients across the globe. 

We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view, together we are building a culture where difference is valued. You will be part of a journey and a company that continues to grow, offering a lot of exciting and interesting opportunities. 

Visit our career pages to learn why other people choose to work to SimCorp: www.simcorp.com/career

Interested?

For additional information about the position, please contact Azeta GUITI azeta.guiti@simcorp.com . Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your application as soon as possible.