This position will be responsible to manage the Data Enablement team to support different business lines of Sun Life Hong Kong. This position will lead the development and design of data enablement projects that advance our enterprise goals of realizing data-driven impact through delivering intelligent solutions across our technology counterpart.
Lead the development and design of data enablement projects/ initiatives that advance our enterprise goals of realizing data-driven impact through delivering intelligent solutions
Map and communicate current state of data landscape, catalog existing data sources, current business intelligent and operational data reports, analytical and visualization tools
Identify common data enablement terms and establish global data dictionary, facilitate future state elicitation of business intelligence needs, data availability, and deliver the data enablement solution to meet business need
Review existing policies and identify data requirements and expectations. Provide guidance to partners on conceiving efficient approaches to developing business insight, use of visualization tools, and creation of desired dashboards.
Work with cross-functional team to align technical solutions. Use modeling techniques (business processes, data, events), to discover and clarify the functional and data requirements
Work with the business counterparts to accurately capture all partner requests and translate them into system specifications which typically include functional, non-functional, user interface, reports and external interface specifications.
Responsible for solution engineering and estimations to support the creation of business cases
Manage the relationship and service levels for the offshore development centers (Philippines and India) and external vendors
Active team management to nurture continuous learning culture and keep improving the team on modern skills and knowledge in alignment with the market trend
Key Skills & Competencies
Proven leadership skills, including the ability to bring forward opinions/ideas and to inspire others
Solid knowledge and understanding of development services, methodologies and practices
Manage IT outsourcing/offshore team experience
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; demonstrated practical judgment and resourcefulness
Ability to think creatively and make complex ideas or situations clear, simple and understandable
Knowledgeable about organizations and its culture and understands the reasoning behind key policies, practices and procedures
Customer and results focused. Has “Data-driven" mindset
Innovative thinking - looks for new, sometimes unconventional approaches to getting things done
Ability to assess risks and achieve a valued result
Adaptable, resilient, adjusts quickly, maintains effectiveness throughout periods of change, exhibiting tolerance for ambiguity and the ability to lead the team through change
Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, facilitation, influencing, negotiation and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to execute quickly, effectively, and consistently
Works effectively and efficiently in a virtual, multi-site environment
Maintains effective communication with management and team members
Works with remote development center to manage the resources and technical delivery the resource management team to bring new ideas, solutions
Education and experience
Degree in Information Technology or equivalent;
12 years relevant experience in data privacy, data governance, data management, and data quality concepts and tools.
5+ years of experience within data engineering, data science, or related IT function
2+ years of experience using tools such as Collibra, Talend, Informatica, Alation, Datum
3+ years of experience in SQL development and/or NoSQL databases
2+ years of experience with cloud-based data offerings (ex. Microsoft Azure, Snowflake, AWS, Redshift, Google GCP)
Experience with ETL/ELT Tools (ex. Data Factory, Matillion, Data Build Tool)
5+ years of experience working/leading Agile Development Methodologies
We offer 5-day work, attractive salary, MPF and excellent career development opportunities to the right candidate.We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Application forms and resume will be kept for a period of 24 months after completion of the recruitment process. (All information will be held in strict confidence and only be used for recruitment purpose).
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2018, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of CDN $951 billion. For more information please visit www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.