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Data Architect, Gdansk

Nordea Markets is the leading international capital markets operator and investment banking partner in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions.

Nordea Markets rely on Capital Markets IT to provide technology that will allow the bank to stand strong and excel in this environment. We, Capital Markets IT, are developers, business analysts, architects, project managers and other technologists working all over the world.

Using leading edge technologies, we develop high performance real-time systems, processing a large number of transactions daily, and supporting hundreds of users distributed across our offices world-wide.

At the beginning of 2014 we have opened a new IT Development Centre office in Poland, Tricity. Our ambition is to become a leading Capital Markets development unit with top quality developers.

Data Architect for Data Modelling

Location: Gdańsk


The position we offer:



The Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence team is responsible for providing the BI platform for Capital Markets in Nordea. Our overall goal is to develop and provide the best solution for Business Intelligence and Analytics in Capital Markets.


As a Data Architect for data modelling, you manage your own part of a change initiative with many stakeholders and secure sufficient focus on business functional requirements for our solutions.


You facilitate stakeholder collaboration and provide technical and business knowledge for the development of our Data Warehouse and Data Marts, decision proposal or study.


You will work closely together with the business product owners and business SME’s to understand, define and detail business requirements for the Business Intelligence platform and to define the appropriate data designs and models.


Together with 3 other colleagues you will drive and form the governance and implementation for how we model our data in Capital Markets. You will therefore have a key role in our new modern information architecture.


Some of your responsibilities are therefore, among others, to work together with technical teams in order to understand the source data, transformations applied to source data and define the requirements for ETL solutions to populate the data warehouse. You will therefore be the vital part of transforming source data to meet the needs from the business by using dimensional data models.


We offer:

  • Stable employment conditions in international environment

  • Agile project approach

  • Challenging tasks

  • Cafeteria benefits plan (life insurance, retirement program, sport card, private health care, cinema tickets)

  • Possibility to increase your knowledge and skills (trainings, Pluralsight and Safari books online licenses)


The requirements you need:

We are looking for a colleague who is motivated by facilitating agile cooperation between stakeholders in the business, IT and external partners to secure successful deliveries that will drive the businesses’ performance.  

As our new Data Architect, we expect you to:

  • Have a strong analytical mind-set
  • Have strong experience in Dimensional Modelling and in general data modelling
  • Have a keen interest in understanding our business domain
  • Be a strong communicator with business and be a bridge builder between business and IT.
  • Experience with database technology like Oracle and SQL
  • Preferred if you have experience with Cube technologies, e.g. Essbase or MS SSAS
  • Know how the design can impact the performance
  • Being able to take lead on our tasks
  • Be part of an informal team where we work agile and take pride in providing a great service for your colleagues and our stakeholders, but not least also have fun
  • Be independent and self-motivated, you always seek to develop yourself and strive to go from good to great, yet you are a strong team player
  • Speak fluent English
  • Be ready for some business trips



More information and send application:

To apply for this position please send CV in English (including permit for processing personal data: I give my permission for the processing of my personal data that is essential for the recruitment process in Nordea Bank AB branch in Poland, in accordance with the Act of 29.08.1997 on the Protection of Personal Data (Journal of Laws No. 133, item 883 amended)).

We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications.