Nationwide Building Society is a British mutual financial institution, the seventh largest cooperative financial institution and the largest building society in the world with over 15 million members. It has its headquarters in Swindon, with an office in Threadneedle Street, London, and administration centres based in Bournemouth, Northampton and Glasgow.

Nationwide Swindon, UK
25/03/2019
Full time
Introduction Hours: 40 Salary: Competitive Nationwide has recently launched a new data strategy which will transform the way the Society thinks about, values and manages its data. As part of this new strategy the Data & Analytics Community, and more specifically, the Data Solutions team has a number of exciting new roles to help deliver on the promises of reducing the number of legacy data stores, simplifying the architectural landscape and treating data as a valued asset. Who we're looking for We are looking for experienced Data Solution Designers to join our Design Hub, to deliver data solutions, patterns and controls, and constructing data pipelines to deliver information to our business community. You’ll be able to operate a complex technical portfolio with multiple objectives, and you’ll have experience of working in a challenging fast paced environment to deliver at scale for our projects. You will have: Advanced and proven technology design skills and capabilities for data lake and data warehouses design Good stakeholder management and engagement skills Experience communicating and influencing peers and management The ability to react with pace to manage changing demand Experience of different delivery methodologies – Waterfall, Agile, DevOps Experience in task management   You will have the experience in the following areas: Designing patterns and techniques for data lake and data warehouse on hybrid cloud and on-premise architectures Hadoop big data appliances, (Hive, HDFS, Scala, Spark, NIFI) Using Informatica and Teradata Knowledge of ETL frameworks Understanding of end-to-end IM environments Data modelling Data mapping Up to date with emerging technologies and trends, and awareness of open source tooling for big data Worked in and knowledge of the finance sector Proven leadership, mentoring and recruitment experience. What you'll be doing Reporting to the Design Hub Lead, you will be delivering project designs for our new information management solution, and managing reusable design and code specific patterns. Working with the Architecture, Design and Data Engineering teams, you’ll be ensuring technology best practice and ensuring the platform remains relevant and up to date whilst delivering change at pace. Apply now The extras you'll get If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us. As part of our team you’ll get: Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23% Life assurance worth 8x your salary 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme Interested? You can apply via the  ''Apply now''  button.
Nationwide Swindon, UK
25/03/2019
Full time
Introduction Hours: 40 Up to £73,436 a year on a permanent 35-hour per week contract Send in your application by 31st March 2019 Nationwide has recently launched a new data strategy which will transform the way the Society thinks about, values and manages its data. As part of this new strategy the data & analytics community, and more specifically, the data solutions team has a number of exciting new roles to help deliver on the promises of reducing the number of legacy data stores, simplifying the architectural landscape and treating data as a valued asset. This role will focus on delivering reporting and analytical solutions onto the society’s enterprise data platform (Hadoop big data ecosystem and Teradata appliance) in support of both small Agile and larger scale project and user delivery.  Combining responsibilities for technical delivery alongside continuous improvement, innovation and automation, this exciting new role will provide the opportunity to work with some cutting-edge technologies. What you'll be doing  Reporting to a Snr Data Engineer, you will form a key part of a team of engineers responsible for the implementation of data solutions onto the new IM estate in support of our strategy objective of simplifying our data landscape and delivery of insight and innovation. Working directly with business and IT stakeholders you will help to deliver best practice, innovation and automation in the industrialisation of complex strategic IT initiatives alongside smaller user driven demand. You will bring a high level of motivation and innovation to the team, always looking for ways to expand your own skill set and searching for ways to do things better, quicker & cheaper.   Who we're looking for  As a minimum requirement you’ll: Have at least 1 years’ experience of data lake and/or data warehouse delivery with: Either, experience in the Hadoop big data platform and a broad range of associated technologies, such as Python, R, Spark, HIVE, Scala Or, experience in data warehouse delivery, ideally with a mix of Informatica and/or Teradata technologies Be a technical innovator with a curious mindset and a thirst for knowledge and be able to demonstrate a drive for continual improvement Be a strong team player who enjoys and thrives on collaboration across colleagues and teams Have excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills It would be nice if you also had: Experience of working in an Agile environment using SCRUM/Kanban Hands-on experience of working within a DevOps environment with tooling such as Jenkins, Docker, Cucumber etc The extras you'll get If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us. As part of our team you’ll get: Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23% Life assurance worth 8x your salary 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets Access to a Healthcare scheme Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme Interested? Please apply via the  'Apply now'  button.
Nationwide Swindon, UK
25/03/2019
Full time
Introduction Hours: 40 Up to £73,436 a year on a permanent 35-hour per week contract Send in your application by 31st March 2019   Nationwide has recently launched a new data strategy which will transform the way the Society thinks about, values and manages its data. As part of this new strategy the Data & Analytics community, and more specifically, the Data Solutions team has a number of exciting new roles to help deliver on the promises of reducing the number of legacy data stores, simplifying the architectural landscape and treating data as a valued asset. This role will focus on the identification, analysis and acquiring of strategic data sources for the enterprise data lake, establishing an enduring in-house sourcing, onboarding and publishing capability to enable and support delivery of onwards data strategy and supporting adhoc exploitation and discovery initiatives. Combining accountabilities for planning, source procurement, delivery, continuous improvement and building an in-house capability, this exciting new role will provide the opportunity to work with some cutting-edge technologies, industry leading vendors and help shape and drive the next phase of the strategy execution. Who we're looking for As a minimum requirement you’ll: Have significant experience of data lake / warehouse / business intelligence implementations gained in a mix of industry sectors Be a strong leader with a significant level of technical competence as you will be required to setup and lead a team of engineers alongside setting strategy Be able to demonstrate line management experience, be able to set SMART objectives and drive high performance and continual improvement Have a track record of collaborative working across disparate business and IT disciplines Demonstrable experience and understanding of business processes and technologies involved in customer interactions and the onboarding and servicing of financial products and services Have excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills It would be nice if you also had: Experience of commercial ETL tooling, such as Informatica, Ab Initio or DataStage in an analytical context Experience of appliance databases, such as Teradata A strong understanding of Data Architecture principles Appreciation of varied application delivery methodologies What you'll be doing Reporting to the Snr Mgr Data Engineering, you will be working within the context of an ambitious data landscape consolidation agenda and alongside an exciting portfolio of enterprise level change. You will lead a team of data engineers responsible for all aspects of data onboarding and maintenance from collaborative investigation of business processes that create and master data, sampling, profiling and assessment of candidates, to commissioning and integration of robust and fully documented interfaces resulting in a secure GDPR compliant presentation of the data assets for safe onward integration and exploitation. Working with D&A Change demand functions you will engage with projects and other change vehicles to understand and log their upcoming demands for, or impact upon, data within its operational context and assess and highlight their synergies or conflicts to the wider D&A community. Working with management stakeholders within Communities across the Society, and externally too, you will establish and maintain strong ongoing working relationships with providers of data. Working directly with Data & Analytics senior stakeholders you will collate and present competing demand for data from across the delivery capabilities and, equipped with feasibility analysis and estimates, you will recommend, agree and adjust priorities and progress sprint planning for ongoing execution against an evolving Roadmap that you will maintain. Working with D&A Governance Stakeholders you’ll gather evidence and feasibly on sourcing options for data demand as it arises to either pursue commissioning of interfaces on a “right first time” basis or to pursue early release of value with follow on remediation. You will ensure data is catalogued, inventorised and enriched with technical metadata and verify that it has been tagged with an appropriate security classification. Working closely with Architecture you’ll be investigating and shaping options for data supply from hitherto unfamiliar or emerging source technologies and agreeing recommendations for leverage of existing or new integration patterns and technologies. Working with Analysis & Design you’ll be driving continual improvement of the data onboarding capability through extension of metadata driven ingestion and publication capabilities, creation of new code assets to support emerging integration technology options, and shaping the overall batch orchestration design The extras you'll get If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us. As part of our team you’ll get: Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23% Life assurance worth 8x your salary 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets Access to a Healthcare scheme Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme Interested? You can apply via the  ''Apply now''  button.
Nationwide Swindon, UK
22/03/2019
Full time
Introduction Hours: 40 Up to £73,436 a year dependent on experience Permanent 35-hour per week contract Combining accountabilities for delivery, continuous improvement and building an in-house capability, this exciting new role means you’ll work with cutting-edge technologies and industry leading vendors, as well as helping to drive our strategy. Your initial focus will be on delivering, embedding and evolving a DevOps toolchain to underpin and accelerate our Agile approach to data solutions delivery. What you'll be doing Reporting to the Senior Manager Data Engineering, you will lead the setup of a DevOps capability in the Data Solutions team, delivering efficient data pipelines, driving the adoption of data automation and working to make the delivery teams more efficient.  Linking the data engineers and data operations team you will be helping to implement a DevOps toolchain helping to drive efficient code management, test automation and deployment velocity onto both the Hadoop data lake and the Teradata enterprise warehouse. Working with our designers and engineers, you will be looking continuously for further ways to adopt automation and improve efficiency in ways of working in order to reduce costs and increase pace. In essence, you will be working as part of the team to “create the machine that builds the machine”. Who we're looking for In addition to an inquisitive mindset and a passion for innovation, you will also: Have significant experience of working within a DevOps environment utilising a range of commercial and open source tools, with any exposure to Jira, TFS, UFT, Selenium and Jenkins a bonus Have a background in data engineering or operational support, again within a data domain Be experienced in driving both innovation and automation Have a good understanding and ideally some experience in the Hadoop big data appliance and a broad range of associated technologies, such as Python, R, Spark, HIVE, Scala Be a strong leader with a deep technical understanding as you will be required to set up and lead a team of engineers alongside setting strategy Have excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills It would be nice if you also had: Hands-on experience of commercial ETL tooling, such as Informatica, Ab Initio or DataStage Experience of appliance databases, such as Teradata Have worked in the financial sector for part of your career to date The extras you'll get If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us. As part of our team you’ll get: Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23% • Life assurance worth 8x your salary 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme Interested? Please apply by using the  'Apply now'  button. No recruitment agencies please.
Nationwide Swindon, UK
22/03/2019
Full time
Hours: 40  Salary: £53,694- £87,253 a year Introduction We need: Data Analysis and Design Lead in our Head office in Swindon Salary £53,694- £87,253 a year (dependent on current salary and banding) based on a permanent, 35 hours per week contract plus company car or cash allowance We’re moving forward into the next chapter of our Society’s history with a refreshed strategy that allows us to leverage the benefits of mutuality and adapt to the ever-changing needs of our members. Data underpins this and all five of our cornerstones and is a great enabler towards achieving our ambition of building society, nationwide. We’re transforming the way we collect, look after and use member and business data, and that is why we’re creating new roles as an important step in strengthening the data competence we need to realise the opportunity that data presents for our members and colleagues. The Data & Analytics community is responsible for transforming our data and analytics capability to enable our colleagues to better serve our members’ needs. Within the community, the Data and Analytics Solutions team is responsible for the design, engineering, test and deployment of our data platforms and solutions which are at the core of our strategic ambitions. We’re significantly expanding and strengthening our inhouse teams and working closely with key strategic partners to deliver our strategic ambitions. An exciting opportunity has now arisen to join the growing Data Solutions team as the Data Analysis and Design Lead. You’ll be joining us at an exciting time and will have a huge opportunity to help shape our community as we expand our operations and deliver our strategy. Who we're looking for As a minimum requirement, you’ll : Be typically educated to degree level with significant proven experience in leading data analysis and design teams in a reporting and analytics environment using relevant technologies Have proven experience at a senior level in a data analysis and design role with multiple objectives and clients. Extensive experience of hybrid lake and data warehouse architectures and open source technologies. Extensive financial services experience. Have line management experience of managing teams operating at specialist/management level and be used to leading teams through periods of complex change Be highly resilient with the ability to handle conflict and pressure Have proven ability to communicate and influence at all levels and engage confidently with Senior Executives. Demonstrate proven experience of managing and improving supplier performance Possess a detailed knowledge of current and future technologies relevant to Nationwide’s needs Have excellent negotiation and facilitation skills Demonstrate the ability to react with pace to changing demand It would be nice if you also had: Experience in Teradata, Informatica and Hadoop Be able to evidence knowledge of project management methodologies and frameworks What you'll be doing Reporting to the Director of Data & Analytics Solutions, your role will be to develop and implement designs and related working practices to transform Nationwide’s reporting and analytics capabilities in line with both the Data & Analytics Strategy and the IT Strategy whilst continuing to meet regulatory and business demand. The role will lead and develop a team of specialist data analysts and designers and is accountable for the integrity of delivery within your area and for providing consultancy and support services. Key accountabilities will be: Take ownership and lead the design of our strategic data and analytics platforms to transform Nationwide’s data and analytics capabilities. Drive innovation through a deep understanding of technology trends and drivers and their application to our business needs. Accountable for the design and technical analysis strategy in collaboration with Enterprise and Programme Architecture. Accountable for establishing and operating effective governance on solutions to ensure all designs are aligned to the Data & Analytics Strategy, IT Strategy and technical blueprint. Line management of up to 20 direct reports and responsible for contract, supplier, practice resource quality and compliance (on-shore and offshore, up to an additional 50 resources). Accountable for resourcing and building the capabilities within the Data Analysis and Solutions Design team. Additionally, accountable for ensuring a large and complex strategic programme/project portfolio aligns to our strategies through : Accountability for High Level and Detailed Designs Accountable for developing detailed, accurate and clear data requirements Accountable for the production and review of designs and technical requirement across all environments, using expert domain knowledge. Accountable for production and validation of estimates and quotes and driving value from suppliers   The extras you'll get If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us. As part of our team you’ll get: Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23% Life assurance worth 8x your salary 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets Access to a Healthcare scheme Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme Company car or allowance worth £4,656 a year Interested? You can apply via the  ''Apply now''  button.