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Posted 24 days ago

Programme Manager



Our Client is a Global Tier 1 Technology Services consultancy company. As a multinational company, they have many exciting accounts, get involved in large Business Transformation programmes and implement innovative solutions which drive real value for their clients. Having experienced major growth in Europe they are currently building their European capability to meet the increased demand. Delivery at this organisation is based on a service line model, made up of capability practices which form communities of Subject matter experts; a model which supports investment, innovation and the building of domain knowledge by attracting like-minded individuals who wish to be part of a community. Role Description The Programme Manager will possess proven delivery experience of driving large IT transformational programmes gained across a range of projects, which may include large site builds, from traditional enterprise platform implementations through to customer experience delivery as part of more digitally focused projects. He or she will be responsible for leading all elements of the programme, representing the business with a professional consultative approach, running from strategic thinking through to implementing a delivery organisation that can execute the programme goals. As the Programme Manager, the successful candidate will have a leadership role, be expected to evangelise the programme and engage at all levels of the client organisation from CxO level down. The successful candidate must have the following skills and experience: A proven track record of Project and Programme delivery and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of all aspects of successful execution. Experience of leading and driving large IT transformation programs, alignment of Client Business goals with programme objectives and business change approach to delivery. Extensive experience in IT and Business change Knowledge of and experience with delivering Digital programmes Needs to be a strong individual with very consultative advisory approach. Strong impact with extensive experience dealing at the CxO level. Responsibilities Leading Delivery Facilitating non IT delivery Ensuring quality of all deliverables Executing according to jointly agreed standards and methodologies Challenging Customer where necessary to help ensure overall programme success Ensuring effective knowledge transfer within the organisation Leading the onshore and offshore teams Sourcing quality staff for the Customer accounts Performance management and development Management of the budget, resources and plan The role will report to Global Programme Manager, Group IT Manager (IT specific), Steering Committee (HCL input)

Posted about 1 month ago

FinTech Network Engineering Manager

New York City

$180-350 Total Compensation

Job description Our Client, a Global Quantitative Technology Trading company, are looking for an experienced hands on Network Engineer Manager to run and build out their global network team. Responsibilities: Around a 60/40 split, 60% managerial / lead responsibilities, 40% hands on network engineering Create use case designs, configuration templates, test, review and deploy new solutions Requirements: 7+ years of Network Engineering experience 2+ years of leading / managing Network Engineers, ideally in different time zones of around 5-10 engineers Experience working with Arista, ideally Arista 7150 Experience designing and deploying networks of at least 500 network nodes Strong knowledge of unicast (OSPF, BGP) and multicast (PIM-SM) routing Experience with MPLS, PTP and PPS Distribution and services Technical Environment: Python, Arista 7150, OSPF, BGP, PIM-SM, PTP, PPS, ACL, NAT, VPN, QoS, VxLAN / EVPN, Ansible, Optical Scripting

Posted about 1 month ago

Capital Markets Data Scientist

New York City

$150-300k Total Compensation

Job description Our Client, a Global Market Data company, are looking to grow their Liquidity Quantitative / Data Science group as the business expands. This specific team uses Machine Learning, Econometric and Statistical methods to aid calculating liquidity risk. Requirements: 1+ years of professional work experience within a Data Science / Machine Learning capacity Strong educational background in Statistics and Probability with a solid understanding of pure fundamentals of both M.Sc. or Ph.D. in an applied numerical field such as Physics (preferred), Operational Research, Comp Sci, Mathematics, Statistics, etc. Ideally experience within Exchange Trading Experience with Python and ideally Matlab / R Experience with modelling securities across numerous asset classes, ideally professionally, at least educationally Technical Environment: Python, Matlab, R, SPARK

Posted about 1 month ago

Head of Service Design



Customer Journey Manager / Service Design Lead A core part of our digital strategy and a key strategic priority for the group is transforming the way our customers interact with us. This involves a significant investment in developing world-class, customer-centric products and services. In Customer Journey Transformation, we are adopting a zero-based design approach to developing digitally-enabled, end to-end customer journeys that genuinely improve the lives of our customers. As a Customer Journey Design Manager, you will play a key role in transforming the customer journeys. You will help define the transformed customer journey and be responsible for translating the vision into an actionable business case and delivery plan either within cross transformation team or within a specific journey. You will lead the translation of the future vision into specific features which will then be built in an agile way. You will also help prepare strategic communications for the bank’s most senior audiences. This role presents you with an opportunity to continually challenge the business to be innovative and take a customer-centric design approach to traditional programme disciplines such as operational excellence, business architecture and industrialisation, and technology. Your remit will include: • Influence and collaborate with cross discipline design teams to create end-to-end customer centric designs incorporating systems thinking, customer experience, and service design, operating model and commercial analysis – to drive significant change to the end user experience. • Use industry knowledge and customer drivers to research and develop key ‘points of view’ and make recommendations of how to develop our propositional, business, process and technical capabilities. • Continually challenge the business to drive for innovation; “think out of the box” and be industry leading in design. • Support Head of Customer Journey Design to work with executive members to forge understanding of commercial decisions/impacts at stake. • Work with business stakeholders to quickly resolve business design and delivery issues and support/drive escalations where required to protect best in class design whilst enabling rapid delivery. • Conduct analyses required and problem solve with the team on specific delivery, design and strategic issues. • Support programme business analysis and systems thinking by preparing and reviewing ‘thought observations’, process/system maps, data analysis and research findings. We will encourage you to foster knowledge-sharing to provide solution complex/ significant specialist issues/problems where no precedent may exist and coach the team to adopt new ways of working to help drive change in the banks change model. The successful candidate will ideally hail from a top tier consulting firm (i.e. Associate/Engagement Manager level) or senior strategic design role with a large scale digital transformation within a large corporate environment. You will also be able to evidence your subject matter expertise of the marketplace, products, distribution and innovation trends in banking and digital. In return for your digital expertise you'll benefit from our competitive and tailored remuneration package, establish your profile quickly at the highest levels, through access to the groups most senior decision makers. And be at the forefront of changing the way banking works and be empowered to drive this change. We’re also one of the first major employers to offer flexible working to all its employees - understanding the importance of good work-life balance. Offering atleast one day remote work!

Posted about 1 month ago

Mid-Weight UX Designer



Mid-Weight UX Designer Job Purpose The newly formed Group CX/Product Experience team is looking for a UX/Interaction Designer. The role will be integral to the customer centric design process the team adopts today, as well as contributing to the continued growth and company awareness of UCD. This is an exciting role where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on innovating new experiences across all channels. Key Responsibilities • Work with UX Researchers to use insights to inform design decisions; • Work collaboratively with stakeholders in Product, Marketing, Dev and other departments designing solutions which meet customer needs and business goals; • Work on a number of different projects touching various products and platforms (including native apps and responsive sites); • Together with visual designers, deliver first class cross channel solutions for customers and communicate designs through sketches, customer journeys, flows, prototypes and wireframes gathering feedback and input from other teams; • Work with wider UX team to shape how work is delivered; • Prototype lo and hi fidelity solutions for testing; • Work closely with stakeholders and champion the customer in all product design activities – running workshops when needed to help gather requirements; • Make use of personas, data and insights to address customer painpoints to remove friction from existing experiences; • Work closely with visual designers to ensure customer sentiment is captured within the designs. • Involve and collaborate with technical teams Skills and Capabilities Essential • Comprehensive understanding of user centred design; • Experience being an integral part of a UX team preferably from an in house environment; • Be an effective communicator and willing team player; • Experience designing solutions for all channels (Responsive & Native); • Well versed in tools used for sketching, wireframing & prototyping solutions for cross channel demonstration and testing. Desirable • 2+ years as a UX/Interaction Designer • Degree in HCI or equivalent work experience; • Previous experience in the gaming/sports betting industry a benefit Our values • Focus on the customer • Work as a team • Strive for excellence • Have courage • Show passion

Posted about 1 month ago

Lead Experience Designer



A dynamic and growing strategy and design-led consultancy with a reputation for solving complex challenges is looking for a Lead UX/UI Designer, with a strong foundation in User Experience, Interaction and Digital Product design, a good eye for visual aesthetics, and ideally expertise in Service design. Working within a strong team of designers, solving complex problems.. The Opportunity We are looking for a talented and passionate UX/UI designer with a strong foundation in User Experience, Interaction and Digital Product design, a good eye for visual aesthetics, and ideally expertise in Service design. This is a great role for an energetic, confident and bold person with experience in exploring digital propositions and designing complex products, including information design and data visualisation. Someone who can push boundaries and take risks, supported by solid thinking and rationale. You will need to be a conceptual thinker who can approach a client brief holistically, looking at the bigger picture and questioning to uncover the real opportunity and proposition; bringing your ideas to life through story telling and prototyping, turning them into pixel-perfect digital solutions. As a design consultancy we expect everyone in the team to work closely with clients, to be able to clearly articulate your ideas with passion and conviction, displaying confidence in explaining and defending the underlying thinking behind your work. The Person At least 5 years experience of UX/UI design A strong portfolio featuring examples of outstanding design work, one that demonstrates an ability to create simple solutions to complex problems, and interfaces that are intuitive, beautiful and user-friendly Explore concepts, shape design solutions and rapidly visualise a proposition, through sketching and prototyping Expertise in service design, shaping at the broader operational and business value contexts that complement a digital proposition Have a strong focus on quality and timely delivery Can articulate your ideas across multiple audiences from product teams and senior stakeholders to technical architects and developers you