Senior Technical Consultant

London

About us

At Aptitude Software we provide software solutions that create a world of financial confidence.

We uniquely combine deep finance expertise and IP rich technology to enable finance professionals to run their global businesses, forecast decision outcomes and comply with complex regulations.

We are proud to have served the offices of finance for over 20 years, delivering financial control and insights to empower our clients achieve their strategies and ambitions. Aptitude Software supports businesses with combined revenues approaching $1 trillion and over 500 million end customers.

Headquartered in London, Aptitude Software is an operating company of Aptitude Software Group plc.


What you'll do

As a Senior Technical Consultant, you will be responsible for the technical configuration of Aptitude Software (‘Aptitude’) products, as well as contributing to the overall solution design. Critical to the success of your role will be your client communication and management skills.

You will be a senior member of the consultancy team, capable of taking responsibility for streams of work within a project. The successful candidate will be an experienced, accomplished, self-motivated technical consultant who has experience across a variety of industry sectors and, most importantly, some exposure to finance systems.

As a Senior Consultant, you will have a good understanding of the Aptitude product(s) capabilities, liaising with project colleagues to match client requirements to these capabilities. You will help to implement best practices to be followed by your team to ensure that our delivery is fit for purpose.

You will work on a variety of projects within a team environment and directly with our clients; you will usually be located on client premises and significant travel (in-country and /or overseas) will be required.

In this role you will:

  • Gain full understanding of project requirements with the capability to assess, report and recommend risk mitigation
  • Take responsibility for streams of work within the project, liaising with clients and leading other consultants.
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of ETL and RDBMS concepts and an evolving knowledge of the fundamentals of developing database-centric applications.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding in the following SDLC disciplines: management of source code; performing automated build and testing; allocating development tasks in an agile setting.
  • Steer the development team to deliver to the required quality and time frames.
  • Demonstrate an evidence-based approach to investigating and resolving defects.
  • Ensure defect occurrences are minimised by developing effective unit-test strategies.
  • Perform and guide colleague according to best practice, maintaining a focus on the quality and timelines of deliverables.
  • Provide mentoring and knowledge transfer to client technical development staff to whom the solution will be transitioned at project completion.

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate will have the following skills & experience:

  • A strong track record working on large and complex enterprise wide implementations and proven experience within a consulting led environment
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an application development role within a project team environment.
  • Technical bias combined with business awareness
  • DBA/Database skills: Oracle, DB2, Teradata, SQL Server
  • ETL, BI
  • SQL, Java, .net, XML, C#
  • Analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and oral) and assured presentation skills

In addition, the following skills and experience would be considered advantageous:

  • Experience in Trade Data Warehouses /Reporting Data Marts
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Experience of designing Financial Systems / General Ledger Projects within Financial Services
  • Experience in General Ledger package configuration
  • Data Schema Design

Where you'll be

London with extensive travel.


How to apply

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Senior Technical Consultant

London

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