Vontobel Asset Management AG, Zürich

Senior Datawarehouse Strategist/Engineer

Asset Management

Within our department Investment Platform, we are looking for technically savvy, highly motivated, entrepreneurial, strategic thinkers who are interested in an opportunity to fast-track their careers in data Management.

In the function of Senior Datawarehouse Strategist/Engineer you will face the following challenges:
  • Provide a tactical and strategic guidance with respect to data warehousing best practises
  • Prepare a strategic Datawarehouse architecture and implementation roadmap for AM
  • Provide thought leadership for advanced data techniques, including data modelling, data access, data integration, data discovery, database design, implementation and visualization
  • Based on the priorities agreed with management/stakeholders, define the operational components to be delivered rapidly such that the stakeholders appreciate the results
  • Resolve any and all issues throughout the development LifeCycle
  • Work with IT to tune and optimise the data warehouse implementation plan
  • Provide detailed documentation, end user training and knowledge-transfer services to internal customers/stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain expertise in advanced and/or emerging data warehouse and analytical information technologies such as Hadoop, in-memory analytics, data warehouse appliances, and data warehouse virtualization
  • Continue professional and technical growth through corporate and personnel initiatives
  • Actively support in implementing the requirements rising as part of digitalisation strategy of AM
  • Develop and improve the data architecture to increase the robustness, performance, and scalability
  • Coordinate development, testing and improve ETL processes, performance strategies and database administration to ensure the data warehouse processes run optimally
  • Collaborate with the Business Analysts to work through business requirements and develop processes necessary to provide visibility into the data
  • Guide the team to implement a business intelligence and reporting layer on top of Datawarehouse system
  • Collaborate with the data owners to ensure data brought in and managed is clean, accurate, available, and complete
  • Track progress and communicate effectively with key stakeholders to ensure successful completion of the project within time, cost, and quality

Your competencies are:
  • Master’s Degree in economics or finance or quantitative field IT or Engineering
  • 15+ years’ experience and a proven track record for developing consistently innovative customer information systems designed to support analytics
  • Knowledge of and experience in data modelling in asset management / financial industry is a must.
  • Many years of experience in leadership capacity / consulting of strategic projects is an advantage
  • Hands-on experience leading teams through the entire software development lifecycle of an analytic solution. Working knowledge of requirements and design best practices, including data modelling, data transformation and dashboard design.
  • Knowledge of leading Datawarehouse, business intelligence tools, such as Wherescape, MS Power BI, IBM Cognos, Tableau, etc


Mrs. Bianca Opitz, Corporate Human Resources, +41 58 283 7390 

We are looking forward to your online application.