FS Technology Consulting - AI and Data - Technical Data Manager - Manager Level - Dublin

EY

EY

Software Engineering, IT, Data Science
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

FS Technology Consulting – AI and Data – Technical Data Manager – Manager Level - Dublin

EY is the only major professional services firm with an integrated Financial Services practice across Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa (EMEIA). We connect our Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets and Insurance clients to 6,500 talented people from 12 countries and 35,000 Financial Services colleagues around the world.

In EY FS Ireland, we are expanding our Consulting practice and building our Technology Consulting team as a key component of our NextWave Strategy. NextWave is EY’s global strategy and ambition to deliver long-term value to clients, people, and society. It is inspired by the way innovations spread through society. We are actively recruiting high achieving individuals with AI and Data expertise in data-enabled transformation projects/ programmes within Financial Services: Banking, Insurance and Wealth and Asset management.

The Team and the opportunity

Join EY FS Ireland to work with the best people on the most complex financial service issues, helping to shape the future of financial services. By joining the Technology Consulting team, you will work in high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service, enabling organisations to grow, innovate, protect, and optimise their business performance – playing your part in building a better working world.

Your key responsibilities

  • We are seeking an experienced Data Management Manager with a strong technology consulting background and experience in delivering data heavy projects in Financial Services Industry, and specialisation in design and implementation of data assets management systems to ensure they're organised, stored, and maintained in a way that supports an organisation's information systems and business objectives. The ideal candidate will have experience in data governance, end-to-end technical data management, issue gap analysis and data issue remediation for financial, risk and regulatory change projects, as well as understanding of data compliance requirements, hands on knowledge of relevant systems and tools, and awareness of current industry trends and best practices. They will also have functional understanding of data sets used in the relevant domains in Financial Services industry, as well as technical skills such as master data and reference data management, data modelling and warehousing, database technologies, ETL processing and tools, and proficiency in SQL.
  • Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
  • Design, shape, mobilise and oversee data workstreams for data-enabled client engagements.
  • Collaborate with IT and business teams to understand business and technical requirements in order to identify, prioritise and document data management requirements for data-enabled business or technology change.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of existing data management processes and systems, identifying areas for improvement and integration with new solutions.
  • Analyse and conduct gap analysis in existing data management processes and lifecycle to identify impact areas and design solution options. Recommend technology options, both using the client’s existing systems and tools, and recommending alternatives.
  • Develop and implement data management solutions to support the implementation of process, technology and reporting changes, while ensuring internal and external data compliance. Understand impact of regulatory requirements on data solutions, such as BCBS239 principles.
  • Monitor data quality and integrity throughout the transformation process, implementing controls and fixes as needed and maintaining compliance with the organisation’s Data Governance and Data Management policies and procedures.
  • Implement Data Lineage process improvements and maintain documentation to trace data from source to report. Conduct data lineage gap analysis and provide insights on existing systems, technology, and recommended improvements.
  • Provide technical expertise and support for data-related issues, including troubleshooting and resolving data integrity problems.
  • Serve as a liaison between business stakeholders, technical and data teams, ensuring clear communication and understanding of data lifecycle requirements, challenges, and objectives.
  • Support the design and implementation of risk, finance and/ or regulatory solutions with data lifecycle expertise, ensuring alignment with business goals and compliance with internal and external policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Conduct research, write thought leadership papers and coordinate insights sessions on impact of regulatory changes on the data management processes and technical solutions, as well as on industry trends selection and implementation of new data management technologies, tools, and systems.
  • Provide training and documentation to end-users to ensure successful use and adoption of available data management assets.

  • To qualify for the role, you must have
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or equivalent professional education.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with a blue-chip consulting firm in a people and/ or project data leadership position, e.g. data team lead, data project lead, data workstream lead etc.
  • Relevant work experience in client-facing data governance, data management, data engineering or data change delivery roles.
  • Experience working with Financial Services clients (Banking, Insurance or Wealth and Asset Management), ideally in Ireland and / or UK.
  • Knowledge of data management frameworks, processes, compliance requirements, and impact of relevant regulations on data lifecycle (e.g. BCBS239 in banking).
  • Familiarity with Customer, Finance, Risk or/ and Regulatory Reporting domains in Financial Services industry.
  • Experience working with a selection of data management technologies, tools, and languages, e.g. DQ Management systems like Informatica, Talend, Experian, IBMInfoSphere Information Analyzer, SAS Data Management, etc; Data governance and metadata management tools like Collibra, Alation, and Informatica Axon; Database Management Systems (DBMS) such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL; ETL tools like Informatica or Talend, Teradata, Oracle, IBM Bd2 etc, Collibra, Alteryx; AWS, Azure, Python, R.
  • Advanced Excel and SQL expertise is a must.
  • Knowledge of version control systems such as Git for managing changes to code and data models.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing stakeholder relationships in the data domain.
  • Ability to craft clear and professional PowerPoint presentations that effectively communicate complex data and insights.
  • Team centric mindset, always ready support the client and the team.
  • Understanding and respect for client and team deadlines, great organisation skills and ability to organise and prioritise own work to achieve the delivery objectives.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • DAMA or DCAM certifications are an advantage.
  • Relevant Data Engineering or Data Management certifications.
  • Teradata experience and certifications.
  • Project delivery credentials, e.g. project management or agile delivery certification are an advantage.
  • Knowledge of NoSQL database technologies a plus, e.g. MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4j are a plus.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty.
  • Growth and continuous learning mindset.
  • Be able to conduct workshops and stakeholder interviews.
  • Ability to build and manage relationships across business and technology stakeholders.
  • Management of MI/ BI reports or preparation and delivery of regulatory reports as a bonus.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings, and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around.
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.

All our employees are given a benefits package which they can tailor to suit their individual preferences. Our range of benefits include:

  • Pension
  • Maternity & Paternity leave
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Web Doctor - Free unlimited online GP consultations for you and your family
  • Recognition Awards
  • The purchase of additional annual leave
  • Cash incentives for referrals
  • Hybrid Working
  • Work Mobile
  • Free Gym membership
  • TECH MBA paid by EY
  • Travel Pass
  • Wellness rooms Available in some offices

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

Career Progression:

  • When you join EY, you will be supported to ensure that you are enhancing your skills from day one.
  • Continuous learning, where you can develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • As you grow and develop here, you’ll discover opportunities to help customise your career journey, so that it’s as unique as you are - success is defined by you, we will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership, we will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture, you will be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • We have embraced Hybrid working at EY adding greater flexibility and autonomy to the roles of our employees.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise, and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Inclusion & Diversity

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging: Inclusion, diversity, and equity are part of who we are at EY. We believe that the highest-performing teams maximize the power of different perspectives and backgrounds. These teams are both diverse and inclusive and are willing to invite and learn from other perspectives. Our ability to include various viewpoints into our mindsets, behaviours and operations is fundamental to driving innovation, building strong relationships, and delivering the best solutions for our clients.


We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential. You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. Reasonable accommodations are offered at every stage of our recruitment process.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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