Finance DWH/BI Operations & Platform Manager 80-100%

  • Competitive
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 17 Nov 18

Your Role

As a Finance DWH / BI Operations & Platform Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

• The daily operations of the technical production processes during the financial closure. Focus on interface-, process-, and incident management
• Supporting the project leads in the definition and planning of the data warehouse end-to-end processes and the operational support model for the financial closure
• Quality assurance of application releases, i.e. assuring that the platform operational requirements are met for all new DW/BI-components and processes in collaboration with architects from Data & Analytics, Business Unit Switzerland and the Zurich Group.
• Release management and the coordination of release- and maintenance-cycles in alignment with the platform Release & Deployment Team, Change Management Office, and the external Infrastructure partner
• Test environment management, especially the coordination of platform test data requests and data loads together with the projects
• Coordination of extensions to the technical platform together with internal and external infrastructure partners on the basis of project requirements
• Coordinating and supporting the specialists responsible for smaller additions, changes and adaptive maintenance of mainframe based legacy applications

Your Skills and Experience

As a Finance DWH / BI Operations & Platform Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

• Completed Bachelor studies or higher with focus on Business or IT, or extensive experience in data management in the field of data warehousing & business intelligence
• Extensive practical experience of IT Service management, ideally as responsible for DW/BI systems or Financial reporting systems
• Extensive practical experience in Application Lifecycle Management (ITIL) and project management (ideally iterative models such as Disciplined Agile Delivery, SCRUM, SAFe)
• Experience of the insurance or banking industries would be an advantage
• Experience of database management systems (ideally MS SQL Server) would be an advantage
• Experience in leading IT specialists would be an advantage
• Experience in financial reporting, accounting or controlling would be an advantage
• Fluency in German and English, written and spoken
• Open, communicative and a delivery-oriented personality

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