Kunal Jain — March 21, 2014
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Looking for a role within BFSI domain? If you have got 10+ years of experience in Data Analytics and are ready to lead a large team (~40 people) with people managers reporting to you, this role might be for you.


Designation – Head, Data Infrastructure

Location – Mumbai, India

About employer – Banking giant.

Responsibility –

  • Lead the 40 member Data Infrastructure team including 10 in-house and 30 outsourced resources
  • Build the data foundation needed for the rest of the team to perform their analytics and reporting functions
  • Acquire data from new sources, more granular data from existing sources and organize the same in to well optimized datamarts.
  • Interact with other members of the BIU as well as with internal customers across the bank to understand their needs and proactively address them.
  • Strategize and direct the data and hardware architecture changes needed to march the bank’s BIU in to the big data world.


Ideal profile –

  1. 9+ years of relevant experience in the technology for analytics, business intelligence, information management, data warehousing or datamarts.
  2. Well-versed in analytic tools and technologies like SAS (or related software), SQL, SAP BO, rule engines, informatica ETL etc
  3. Solid understanding of datawarehousing concepts, how to structure datamarts and optimize them for querying and / or analytic purposes
  4. Track record of increasing responsibility and success in leadership roles
  5. Excellent communication skills. Ability to interact with non-technical stakeholders and solve their data related problems
  6. Great leadership skills. Very proactive. Interacts with other business leaders to both learn as well as influence. Partnership approach and collaborative attitude
  7. Tremendous drive towards results. Ability to persist against obstacles and get things done
  8. Displays great ownership of problems and results. Can do and positive attitude
  9. Bachelor’s degree in a strong technical discipline


Skills required:

  • Building Data Infrastructure, Data Quality & Governance
  • Proficient in Enterprise Data Infrastructure, DataWarehouse and ETL
  • Informatica & SAS (mandatory)

You can find more details about the job and apply here: http://goo.gl/5qTWVp

About the Author

Kunal Jain

Kunal is a post graduate from IIT Bombay in Aerospace Engineering. He has spent more than 10 years in field of Data Science. His work experience ranges from mature markets like UK to a developing market like India. During this period he has lead teams of various sizes and has worked on various tools like SAS, SPSS, Qlikview, R, Python and Matlab.

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