Data Modeler

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France.

For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Data Modeler.

Category

Application Services

Function

Consultant (Specialist)
Data Analyst
Database Administrator
Database Architect
Database Developer

Language(s)

Dutch
English
French

Reference

190521/02

Location

Brussels - Belgium

We offer

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

 

Your profile

Mandatory skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the IT industry
  • Mainframe experience, using Changeman
  • Must have professional experience performing logical and physical data modeling, using industry standard tools such as Computer Associate’s AllFusion Data Modeler (Erwin), ER studio, or MEGA/HOPEX, SQL Developer
  • Must have professional experience with data models and data modeling (Data dictionary, data management standards, and data model best practices)
  • Knowledge of relational databases (DB2) with regards to physical data structure design
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Ability to conduct data modeling sessions with business users and technical staff, which includes conveying complex ideas both verbally and in written form.
  • Generate and deploy DDLs in the respective environments.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Mainframe background will be a plus (Endevor, JCL, REXX,.)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Access, Etc.
  • Experience using a Service Desk
  • Skills in one of the following languages and technologies: J2EE, .NET
  • Agile knowledge

 

Your role

The Component and Data Management teams are part of the GTS (Group Technology Services) division in charge of the production stability.

The Data Management team has a transversal role acting as a service desk for the designers and the developers. The team mainly performs data management activities for projects and maintenances. It also has a gatekeeper role, reviewing all naming convention and databases standards and ensuring they are compliant with configuration management good practices.

The Data Management team is responsible for:

  • Record and update data models based on input from designers
  • Deliver DDL and table related copybooks
  • Provide reporting on data models
  • Be in charge of the data management process

In this context, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Conducting operational activity
  • Providing data modeling subject matter expertise
  • Maintenance of a catalog of the information assets