Monthly Archives: August 2014

BI/Data Architect – contract

BI Architect Contract Banking A Business Information/Analytics Specialist plays the dual role of Data Architect and Analyst (both business and scientific) in discovering knowledge/Business Intelligence from unstructured and structured data using all statistical and mining techniques. Key Responsibilities:
Liaise with the business stakeholders to understand their needs and lead the Business Analytics, Data Analytics and Data Mining Practice
Participate in the interrelated data initiatives with the Innovation Lab, own the subsequent design and development solutions and ensure a successful release of the appropriate artefacts within the agreed timescales; new artefacts can include new classes of applications for the enterprise, fit for purpose data visualisations, enriching existing operational data stores, data warehouse and master data/reference data implementations
Evaluate, select and utilise platforms and tools to help increase the analytic capabilities of TTS Technology and subsequently increase the business value of this data
Leverage existing infrastructure and/or lead the process to obtain new infrastructure
Communicate all new capabilities to all stakeholders during the appropriate phases of the process; this includes the building and marketing of the business case
Define and agree an efficient and sustainable governance model and include the enhancement of existing Data Management and TQ! Standards
Formalise the engagement model between TTS Technology, the Data Innovation office (DIO) and other partner organisations
Management of artefacts eg documentation, version control, technical support
Promote an integrated approach to identifying, capturing, evaluating, retrieving, and sharing all of TTS’s information assets
Reactive and proactive forensic analysis of structured and unstructured data
Data quality assessment, data cleansing and enhancing, complex data transformation, relationship profiling, sampling and extrapolation, segmentation, statistical modelling, segmentation, structured data mining, text mining and analytical matching Essential
Experience of delivering complex projects involving multiple stakeholders across different geographical locations with a significant amount of uncertainty.
Experience of applied research, experimental development and early design activities to validate/invalidate ideas.
Experience in managing a portfolio of early stage initiatives Qualifications:
Candidate will have at least 10 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years in management or services consulting or related areas which demonstrate the candidate’s ability to think strategically and solve business problems
Experience in conceptualizing and building new modelling, statistical, analytical and mathematical techniques
Domain expertise in Banking is a must. Experience of working across multiple domains in a bank from a statistical modelling experience is a mandatory requirement
Prior experience in a highly collaborative and matrixed environment or any experience with a Global Delivery Model based IT Services company or Management Consulting firm will be an added advantage Hays Ireland is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment (Ireland) Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C’s, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found on our website.

Part Time Bank Assistant

PART TIME M&S Bank is redefining the banking category, raising the bar and offering something new. Extensive customer research has told us that people want a Bank which delivers against the M&S core values of quality, value, service, innovation and, above all, trust. M&S Bank aims to create meaningful, lasting relationships with customers, restoring their trust and optimism in banking, with the unique fusion of banking and retailing and a differentiated customer experience at the heart of the offer. The branches offer a range of services enabling customers to do their banking in a comfortable environment, at the same time as their shopping, and with the added convenience of M&S store opening hours. ABOUT THE ROLE: As a Bank Assistant, you’ll provide a positive and friendly face for M&S Bank and bring our values of trust and quality to life by providing a special, uniquely M&S experience. Your responsibilities will include:
Delivering excellent customer service to all customers, listening to their needs and providing appropriate solutions
Ensuring that M&S Bank adheres to regulatory requirements at all times
Building relationships with M&S Retail colleagues to increase awareness of the M&S Bank proposition
Greeting customers in the bank and spending time elsewhere in the store, approaching customers and raising awareness of M&S Bank and our range of outstanding products
Flexibility to travel to our other branches may be required ABOUT YOU:
Experience of dealing with customers with a key focus on quality conversations, ideally gained in a retail or retail bank setting, is important
Be confident discussing products and services that meet each individual customer’s needs in a compliant manner
Be a natural when it comes to talking to and building relationships with different kinds of people, offering an exceptional customer experience
Previous experience of operating in a regulated environment would be desirable
Good PC skills are essential to navigate systems with varying degrees of complexity At M&S Bank we invest in our people and training is imperative in order to deliver against our brand values. As such, we will provide a comprehensive training programme which will be delivered over a six week period (two of which will be residential in Chester). Full time and part time rotas include working weekends, evenings and bank holidays to mirror the store’s opening hours. Our rewards package offers an individually tailored benefit scheme which allows you to personally select benefits. These include a market leading pension scheme, five weeks holiday (excluding Bank and public holidays) and the option to buy five extra days. Plus not forgetting, 20% M&S discount and various recognition schemes that reward your contribution in different ways. M&S Bank welcomes applications from all people, regardless of sexuality, disability, age, race or gender, with the aim of creating an environment of respect and support, enabling everyone to achieve their best. Please note, all successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory credit, fraud and criminal records check as part of our recruitment process.

Head of Capital Modelling

We are recruiting for a Head of Capital Models role at present.
has built/managed team who have built IRB Pillar I regulatory capital models – this is a prerequisite
Models have been approved by the relevant regulatory authorities
In depth knowledge of the European capital requirements directives, as amended
Experienced banker
Proven, positive interaction with regulators
Can manage and lead people
Can build strong networks across organisations at senior level
Has a mathematical or statistical background
Has at least 15 years banking experience

IT/IS Helpdesk

Siemens Transportation Group Inc. has an immediate opening for an IS/IT Helpdesk position at their Head Office in Saskatoon, SK.
Train, support and help end users in Truckmate and Centerline Integrate and support EDI partner relationships using Truckmate Maintain and support mobility devices, users, applications, and security Maintain and support copiers, faxes, printers, and laptops
Truckmate, Centerline Software or other trucking applications experience A self starter with excellent written and interpersonal communication skills Quick learner, able to adapt to constantly changing development projects EDI experience General hardware knowledge of PC’s, printers, scanners, terminals and networks Excellent computer skills Ability to write structured SQL an asset Accounting experience an asset
To apply for this position:
In Person:
Corporate Head Office Siemens Transportation Group Inc.
We thank you for your interest.
Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
An Equal Opportunity Employer

BUSINESS ANALYST – Datacentre Migration, BPM – SYDNEY

Our client is one of Australia’s leading and largest Financial Services Organization that has expanded its operations beyond the Australian shores. The organization has a large range of financial offerings to both public and private clients across the retail, corporate and institutional banking areas. They have a very large technical footprint that combine a dynamic range of technologies in an ultimately, highly complex landscape.
This position sits within a large center of excellence for business analysts that are continually re-deployed in a large program of works. The diverse team is multi-skilled, whilst they all display a firm understanding of BA methodologies for successful delivery, most are ITIL or IIBA certified. The team is the engine room that delivers resilient solutions to internal and external customers.
This role will require pro-active personalities with experience in process modelling and re-engineering.. You will look to draw upon your experience in formally outlining change in highly complex environments. The successful applicant will have excellent documentation skills and a strong ability to collaborate with end users and IT staff, especially in workshop environments.
Requirements of the role:
3+ Years of Business Analysis Experience To be an expert in Service management To be an expert in system availability and associated policies/frameworks Strong understanding of technology and architecture and availability patterns To be an expert in process management To have a good understanding of the ITIL disciplines To have practical experience of continuous improvement methods and techniques To have a good understanding of statistical and analytical principles and processes To possess good interpersonal skills for written, oral and face to face communications To possess skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques To have a good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies To have the ability to understand how the IT technology supports the business PM Fundamentals Ability to work under time and workload pressures and to set deadlines Working knowledge of ticketing tools, JIRA and MS Office applications Understanding of Service Level Management Reporting
KEYWORDS: BUSINESS ANALYST, PROCESS MANAGEMENT, SERVICE MANAGEMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE, PLATFORMS, SECURITY, NETWORKS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MODELLING, DOCUMENTATION, GAP, ITIL, RE-ENGINEERING If this position interests you, please submit your resume via the ‘Apply Now’ button or email. Or for further information please contact Robert Thorp . Please only apply if you already have full working rights for Australia.
All communications will be treated as confidential and the more we know about you the better we can help you
iKas International Finance Technology Specialists

Senior Account Executive

Sequel International, a leading watch manufacturer and marketer seeks an experienced, highly motivated individual for a Senior Account Executive position to represent Guess and GC Watch brands in Western Canada.
Develop, manage and grow Guess and GC watch business.
Utilize assortment planning to propose and maintain cohesive point of sale presentations, develop and manage seasonal financial flow plans for all respective accounts in territory.
Maximize brand awareness while preserving Guess and Gc brand integrity and importance to consumers.
The successful candidate will have minimum three to ten years of sales and merchandising experience in the luxury brand retail / wholesale industry and be proficient in excel and all other MS office applications.
Ability to prioritize responsibilities and tasks
Proven track record of sales results
Managerial experience an asset
Must be able to travel weekly throughout the region.
We offer a dynamic, entrepreneurial work environment, with growth opportunity, competitive salary and excellent benefits.
This position is based in the Edmonton/Calgary area. If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and salary history online.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit

Python Developer

If you are a Python developer with strong Javascript development knowledge, this will be of interest to you. PHP Developers with strong Javascript developers will also be considered. Using the latest frameworks across Javascript and Python, this group pride themselves on using the latest tech. There is nothing standard about this company, they want to speak with people who live and breathe the web, and want to work on interesting, ground-breaking projects. Permanent requirements, at all levels, based in state of the art Dublin CC HQ. Technologies in use:
PHP, Python, Django (experience with Python/Django a big plus)
Javascript, JQuery, AngularJS, RequireJS
MySQL, Solr, Mahout, Redis
Jenkins, Selenium
Git, Github
Datadog, Mixpanel, Newrelic
Akamai, CloudFlare
Apache, Nginx
Work with a Silicon Valley Powerhouse, recently set up in Dublin. You will work in an environment designed to empower software/web developers. This elite development centre is continuing to hire some of the brightest minds across Python, Javascript and PHP. Small, agile nimble teams. This is an excellent opportunity to join a start up environment, knowing you have the massive financial backing of a Multinational.

Test Analyst (Superannuation)

An experienced Test Analyst with experience on Superannuation is required for an early start.
Essential Skills:
Strong experience as a Test Analyst Experience in the understanding of Australian Superannuation rules Good understanding of Software Test Lifecycle Understanding of Agile Methodology
If the above sounds like THE perfect opportunity for you, then kindly send your DETAILED resume in Word format to Aroop Banerjee at Pro-Active Human Resources or for any further information please call

Urgent Contract – .NET Developer

Urgent Contract – .NET Developer I have an urgent contract position for a leading client based in Dublin City Centre. My client is looking to grow the team and add 3-4 more resources in the coming weeks. The position: You will join from the very start of a greenfield project and get involved with the design/development and architecture of the project. The skills needed:
.Net experience (4+ years) Exposure to SSIS/SSIS Sharepoint experience Ability to work in a team
This is a long term project and is expected to run for at least 12 months. If you would like more information, please take one of the following steps:
Apply in confidence and a member of the specialist team will be in contact
Call Andrew Connolly
Send your CV

Windows 8 Consultant (Must have SCCM)

Senior Windows Consultant – 4 months – Excellent Daily rate available
Windows 8/SCCM Consultant Location: Dublin – Daily Rate My client is looking for a Windows Consultant who has a strong SCCM background and who can work on a Windows 8 Implementation My client in the financial services space si seeking a Windows 8/SCCM consultant to join the team. This person will be proficient in Windows 8.1 phone and server and SCCM. Involved in the design and implementation and design of Windows 8.1 phone and Windows 8.1 SCCM admin experience Group Policy Active Directory Windows OS Image Creation
For further information and to apply please forward an updated CV or call 1 Please apply ASAP to (see below) if interested.