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Data Strategy Consultant

Date:  16 Sep 2023
City:  London
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

Data Strategy Consultant - London 


What we do? 

As a pioneer for digital transformation GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies – from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence to blockchain/DLT. With its deep technological expertise, strong partnerships and comprehensive market know-how GFT offers advice to the financial and insurance sectors. We have been recognised for our engineering excellence and work side by side with our clients in an agile way to solve their most challenging problems. Companies gain easy and safe access to scalable IT applications and innovative business models. 


Who are we? 

GFT are a modern company with a passion for technology that thrives on collaboration with our clients and celebrates success with our team.  We are an organisation that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. At GFT, diversity, equality, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Ensuring a diverse and inclusive working environment for all communities is one of the main pillars of our diversity strategy, based on our core values and culture. We have been certified for 2022/23 as a ‘Great place to work’ in the UK. So, if you want to have the opportunity to work with an outstanding and progressive organisation this position could be right for you. 


Role Summary   


GFT Are looking to hire a Data Strategy Consultant to join their Data team 


Required Experience 

Technical Skills: 

  • Project based knowledge of the overall data lifecycle.  

  • Should have worked on at least 3 end to end data projects  

  • Overall knowledge of data management capabilities and experience of at least one of them including governance, lineage, quality, cataloguing, etc.  

  • Broad knowledge of cloud technologies and architecture options  

  • Detailed knowledge of at least one cloud technology from a data perspective  

  • Knowledge of data frameworks and architectures  

  • Practical knowledge of data consumption strategies and BI tools  

  • Awareness of Data Science based tools and techniques, including data implications. 


Behavioural Skills: 

  • Collaborative attitude working with customers and internal teams.  

  • Ability to conduct customer meetings and workshops.  

  • Strong technical writing skills  

  • Growth mindset to helping customers and solving problems.  

  • Strong communication skills  

  • Ability to work independently with customers.  


What can we offer you? 


At GFT we offer a flexible hybrid working environment. The majority of our roles are determined by client requirements, but the expectation is that you will be required on client site 1 or 2 days a week (this may vary depending on client requirements and could go up or down). From a non-client standpoint, we encourage everyone to travel into a GFT office periodically to build a rapport with the wider GFT team and to ensure you feel connected with your peers/colleagues. 


Every individual at GFT co-creates a mapped career path with growth opportunities, the ability to diversify, access to amazing Learning and Development programmes in an environment of collaboration, flexibility and support. We believe that investing in employee development promotes innovation and job satisfaction. The strategic relationships we have with industry leaders gives you unprecedented access to emerging technology and the opportunity to be part of the conversation of the future of digital. 


GFT is an equal opportunities employer, and we are committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are inclusive. Selection for employment at GFT will be on the basis of performance and ability. Where possible, GFT will capture applicants’ diversity demographics as part of its recruitment processes to promote it’s DEI agenda.  


Founded in 1987 and located in 15 countries to ensure close proximity to its clients, GFT employs over 10,000 people globally. We provide our people with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation. 

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