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Development Stream Lead ( Data and Analytics )

Contract @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Job ID 235540

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Development Stream Lead

Development Stream Lead will be accountable for leading the successful development and delivery of data and analytics solutions and applications which support operational and business decision making by directing a technically high skilled team with expertise capability within the Analytics Development and Delivery team at TFL.

Key Accountabilities:
1. Accountable for leading the delivery of business intelligence solutions, which will be operational for 2 – 5 years, from the Data and Analytics' Development and Delivery team, which support a range of strategic TFL business processes relating to operational performance, usage of the Future Ticketing Programmer/ Oyster revenue collection system and other high profile data sets.
2. To lead a development stream and own the delivery of complex multiple projects, from development to operational release, ensuring the team is adequately resourced, ensuring any critical technical issues relating to development are raised to the Data and Analytics Leadership team.
3. Accountable for the continuous maintenance and improvement of existing best practice and development of new solutions to ensure the optimal creation and production of business intelligence is in line with the Technology and Data strategy set by the Chief Technical Officer.
4. Responsible for delivery of design solutions and resolution of complex issues ensuring risk mitigation through system and process controls. Ensure that the TfL's policy on privacy and data protection is adhered to in the design of all solutions & the access to data is controlled, that personal data is stored securely ensuring anonymity in accordance with best practice guidelines.
5. To lead and articulate the vision for continuous advancement in data and analytics tooling and technology based on industry trends and best practice so that ETL code or reports/visualizations delivered meets business requirements, aligns to the Technology and Data Strategy, conforms to Data and Analytics design specifications and is compliant with data protection, audit & finance guidelines.

Key Interfaces :
Technology and Data Business Analysis team who, in consultation with the business, compile functional and non functional business requirements in terms of the reports, scorecards and dashboards which contribute to the effective monitoring of Operating Businesses.
-Data and Analytics Architecture and Data Governance to ensure that the solution design is in keeping with strategy and best practice.
-With the Technical Delivery Manager and Analytics Development and Delivery Manager to ensure that the workstream delivers to plan and that any issues are escalated quickly.
The post holder will have end to end accountability for a technical work stream and associated deliverables within Analytics Development and Delivery and have line management responsibility for a mix of approximately 43 highly technical development resources, with 8 direct reports.

Knowledge :
– Expert knowledge of ETL, data warehousing, data modelling, dealing with big data and the approaches
– Expert knowledge of data schema structures and design and how they can be correctly applied to deliver robust solutions that meet specifications
– Expert knowledge of Agile development techniques and measurements ensuring that team size and structure is appropriate for scenario-A degree in a relevant technology/computer science subject/equivalent technical qualification plus sound on the job experience of the platform specialism
-Knowledge of best practice data encryption techniques and standards
-Knowledge of relevant national and international legislation pertaining to the Government/Public Sector IT – e.g. Data Protection Act, EU Procurement Directives and Freedom of Information Act, including knowledge of basic confidentiality and data protection requirements that apply to the processing of customer information
-Broad knowledge and understanding of planning and project management tools and techniques

Skills:
– Expert in data and analytics solution design and implementation using Agile and equivalent methodologies; leading a team whose responsibility is to deliver across multiple projects
– Expert in tooling and technology that support all aspects of the Data and Analytics development lifecycle in an agile scrum environment
– Exceptional problem solving, design and architectural skills, Ability to manage customer expectations and deliver new/changed services
– Strong leadership and people management skills, source of inspiration for team and peers
– Ability to build effective working relations with project delivery teams

Experience:
– Experience in design and development of complex data and analytics solutions in an iterative manner for large enterprise business /data warehouse implementations
– Experience in delivery of data and analytics solutions/applications to automate business processes and to meet user function and quality characteristics, including but not limited to; performance, availability, scalability, security, and integrity;
– ETL coding standards: ensuring that code is standardised, self-documenting and can be reliably tested