Data Modeler - Technical.ly

Data Modeler

Macquarie |  Philadelphia, PA | Data Science

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An excellent new opportunity has become available for a Data Modeler to join our growing Technology team in Philadelphia

As an experienced Data Modeler supporting our Asset Management group, we want you to bring your experience and best practice data modelling principles to the project teams you will work with. You will be working closely with data architects and a strong network of solution designers and engineers to continue the build-out of our technical data strategy. In addition, you will work closely with various system stakeholders to develop and maintain data models (conceptual, logical, physical and canonical) and definitions across all lines of business.

In this role, you will:

  • advise and implement best practice data modelling production, storage, and consumption standards
  • maintain the glossary / data dictionary
  • be involved in project initiatives to drive alignment to our data principles and standards
  • build and maintain strong relationships with our key architects and stakeholders
  • understand and document how data is, or will be used, and its implications on people, processes, products and technology
  • implement appropriate data modelling governance framework
  • coordinate activities with the Enterprise Data Management team, working together with Enterprise Data Architects.

You will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • understanding of data modelling principles
  • experience in developing both logical and physical data models
  • data analysis and mining skills
  • strong analytical skills
  • ability to translate business requirements to technical requirements
  • ability to translate high level design into specific implementation steps
  • understanding of emerging technologies, and their associated impact on enterprise environments.

If this sounds like you then please apply!

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you’ll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you’re inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Other
  • Travel
Parental Benefits
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Nursing Room
  • Parental Leave
Perks & Discounts
  • Offsite Company Events
  • Special Discounts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO

Talk to us about being an Australian company. How does that showcase itself in daily work life?

At Macquarie, we are proud of our Australian roots.  We believe in giving open and honest feedback. It all connects to our value of accountability. We voice our opinions in the room, not behind backs.

We’re also a little bit more casual, with friendly banter. You’ll most likely have someone give you a shortened version of your name.

From a business perspective, you’ll interact with colleagues in Australia, Asia and Europe, which is the cool thing about being part of a global company.

 

What kind of technology do you build?

Our teams create and maintain the technology which supports our investment management business. Macquarie offers investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and multi-asset solutions.  Our systems are built to manage end-to-end processes in an agile, secure and scalable manner. The tech teams often work in partnership with clients to constantly provide tech solutions that fit their needs.

 

What do you look for from tech candidates?

We really look for a problem-solving mindset vs. experience or skills in a specific language or framework. We want to see how you look at a problem and approach solving innovative and challenging technology projects.

Candidates don’t have to have experience in financial services, but you should be able to follow a client as they talk about the markets. As you will work closely with our investment managers, you’ll need to understand the business context in which we operate.

We’re also looking for people who are curious and not afraid to ask questions. We’re a culture that loves new ideas. We want people who will challenge us, our business and the way we’ve always done things.

 

What types of roles are you looking to fill?

Right now, we are looking for:

● Full-stack DevOps engineers

● Tech leads who are hands-on managers

At the moment, we continue to focus on automation, cloud for expansion, resilience and time to market. If these are passions or strengths of yours, we’d love to hear from you. It’s important for us to keep a pulse on emerging technologies and ideate how we can leverage those at Macquarie.

 

How do you approach growth and learning?

It’s very organic and aligns with our culture of opportunity. We work in smaller teams, so everyone has a chance to get their hands in a little bit of everything, including different parts of the business that you might not be trained in but are interested in learning more about.

We have a library of courses (online, in-house, on mobile), active employee network groups, Workplace by Facebook that keeps employees engaged, lunch and learns, and we often bring in guest speakers.

Each year we also look forward to the annual Macquarie Technology Conference. It’s a week-long conference where discussions range from artificial intelligence and virtual reality to big data and robotics. The entire company is invited to experience emerging technologies firsthand and hear from internal experts and external thought leaders from across the technology landscape.

Learning here is flexible to your style and interests. Most growth happens when someone takes the initiative to say, “I don’t have a background in this, but I have an interest in it. Can I work on this project?”

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