Architect - Cloud Analytics and Data Lake

  • Vilnius
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Are you passionate about building new solutions on Azure Cloud for a modern Analytics ecosystem and about working closely with BI architecture?

In Swedbank you have the opportunity to:

  • Build and grow the Enterpise Analytics in the Cloud (EAC) capabilities within the bank and the Group Business Intelligence Architect Guild
  • Design solutions for Data Lake enablement on Azure Cloud spanning areas such as Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud Security, Cloud PaaS stack, AnalyticalOps, DevOps and DataOps 
  • Work closely with various stakeholders such as Business customers, Architects, Product Owner, Data scientists, Data engineers, DevOps engineers
  • Help define architecture roadmap for an enterprise cloud journey unifying Datawarehouse, onpremise data lake and Business Intelligence integrations across the bank
  • Help build, maintain and support data integrations and applications that underpin our operational and analytical needs. The role will help build and evolve standards and patterns towards a data centric bank
  • Be part of Swedbank’s mission to is increase its analytical capabilities and diversify its data landscape. We are finding new ways of capitalizing on data, with the goal of better knowing and hence better serving our customers. In doing this, new platforms and technologies for discovery, advanced analytics and big data and security management will be explored and introduced. This will be done in close cooperation with the business and IT
  • Define Architecture governance for the analytical platform, processes, and ways of working. This is an important part of the future evolution and continous succes of the Enterprise Analytics in the Cloud (EAC) initiative in Microsoft Azure
  • Work with optimizing Operational management of the EAC platform secure a stable and highly available service with no data loss
  • Work within SAFe as an agile framework. In SAFe terminology, this role can be seen as a System Architect focusing on the EAC cloud based analytics platform. You will work in close cooperation with the Data Lake Domain Architect and the EAC Investment Lead Architect.

What is needed in this role:

  • Relevant academic degree
  • Strong experience as an Architect setting up end to end IT solutions which includes building, maintaining and/or migrating Data Lake and analytics solutions
  • Experience working on cloud platforms building enterprise data lake solutions. The current focus is heavily on Microsoft Azure, so genuine knowledge and experience in that area is greatly beneficial.  
  • Experience working with Core Azure PaaS services spread across storage and compute
  • Experience and understanding of Big data solutions and related technical  stack, exposure to DataWarehouse and related concepts 
  • Thorough understanding of and practical experience in DevOps ways of working and Infrastructure as code. It is beneficial if this includes the neighbouring fields of AnalyticsOps/CICD4ML and DataOps.
  • Experience with and deep knowledge of the following technologies is particularly valuable: Databrics, Azure DevOps, Azure Datafactory, any large ETL tool (we use AbInitio), Azure Machine Learning, Containerization (Kubernetes, Docker), Kafka or Azure Event Hub
  • Solid understanding of information architecture, data governance and BI service development methodology
  • Experience in providing technical leadership, coaching and mentoring.
  • General understanding of and willingness to learn the conditions of working in the heavily regulated financial industry. This includes interacting with and cooperting with experts from the fields of risk management, compliance, information security and cloud governance.
  • Have a genuine interest to learn new skills and help others to succeed
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written and oral English
  • As an architect you are business oriented and understand that architecture is a means to an end and not a goal in itself. You are eager to learn how the business works and how new technology in the BI area can be used to accelerate business and customer value
  • You are self-motivated and have a can-do attitude and you are able to work both individually and with other people from different parts of Swedbank

"Join our team and ...

play a critical role to the continued and future success of Swedbank, as data increasingly drives the banking industry and becomes an ever more critical part of serving our customers, our businesses, management and regulatory agencies.  As a manager I am open, transparent, trusting and demanding. I give a lot of freedom combined with responsibility and I expect a self driven working style towards expected results. My role as a manager is to create a positive and collaborative working environment, and provide you the needed context and managerial direction.  To be successful, our team requires an open mind to learning new things and be ready to challenge the norm and change old ways of doing things." Troy Spencer, your future leader


We look forward to receiving your application by 30.08.2021. 

Location: Stockholm, Tallinn, Riga or Vilnius


Recruiting manager: Troy Spencer, +46 727425716
SACO: Camilla Ivarsson, +46 70 693 00 28

If you are to be employed in Latvia, please note that the salary offered for this position ranges from 2700-4100 EUR gross i.e. before taxes. Read more here.

If you are to be employed in Lithuania, please note that the salary offered for this position ranges from 3250-4850 EUR gross i.e. before taxes. Read more here.

We note that we will start selection after the application period.

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Swedbank does not discriminate anybody based on gender, age, sexual orientation or sexual identity, ethnicity, religion or disability – everybody is welcome.


Stockholm HQ, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius

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