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Consulting Engineer - Financial Services

Posted: 18 Jun 2021 Closes: 18 Jul 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_

Company Description

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organisations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients' businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.

Job Description

As a Consulting Engineer, you will join a new Financial Services team of diverse, broad thinking, polyglot technologists whose mission is to buildproduct,advisory and engineering capabilities within an industry-leading consulting organization that specializes in Digital Business Transformation (DBT).

Your Impact:
  • Partner with senior clients; listen, advise, shape and then deliver the DBT products & services they need
  • Re-think Financial Services propositions with our clients, and how they deliver them. Help them become more competitive, grow income, drive operational efficiency, and improve riskmanagement - directly impacting profits, cost-income ratios, capital efficiency, and client satisfaction
  • Play a key part in the next stage of Publicis Sapient's own transformation journey; collaborate with Product, Design, Innovation and Management Consulting to build DBTgo-to-market propositions such as Digital "Attacker" Neobanks and Distributed Ledger based Trade Finance networks
  • Grow the Financial Services Consulting Engineering team through training, education & delivery in collaboration with our Cloud, Data and Fintech partners


  • You bring tried and tested advisory skills honed in client-facing roles
  • You listen to your clients and help them frame the challenge and develop the target outcomes, rather than push for pre-determined solutions to problems
  • You present ideas that push the boundaries of traditional thinking, backing up your rationale with logic and reasoning. You don't believe in technology for technology'ssake, but you do believe technology is a huge enabler of transformation
  • You enjoy engaging with business and technology stakeholders all the way to C-Level, knowing how to craft your message appropriate to the seniority of your audience
  • You produce architecture diagrams, technical documentation and stories that explain why and how products & services work, covering technical architecture blueprints across Execution, Infrastructure, Development, Operations, Data & Security
  • You enjoy learning new technologies and adapt rapidly. You have a good level of understanding of modern software design, technology and delivery practicessuch as, Domain-driven design, 12 factor Applications, Microservices, ML/AI, DLT, Cloud/Hybrid, DevSecOps and SAFe
Enterprise, Industry & Product
  • You understand how technology infrastructure (e.g. workflows, data pipelines, event busses) and Fintechs are used to construct financial services capabilities(e.g. sales & origination, client onboarding, pricing, execution & booking, servicing & monitoring)
  • You can explain the boundaries of a product or service, being clear on the data inflow/outflow needs e.g., data migration, ongoing integration and / or transitionalstates required to deliver a multi-year DBT programme
  • You have sound commercial knowledge of the Financial Services business functions (e.g., front-office, operations, risk management, finance/treasury, regulatory compliance)and an understanding of what is required to shape an organisation (business model, operating model, processes and capabilities) around a given architecture
Set Yourself Apart With:
  • A broad range of experience; we're very interested in people that have worked across products & services both inside and outside Financial Services.We are equally interested in applicants that didn't take a traditional route into technology, including those that are self-taught or did not go to university, and thosethat have a PhD and were writing assembler before they could ride a bike
  • "Battle tested" implementation experience of modern Fintech products (e.g., Mambu, Vault, nCino, Tradeledger, Feedzai)
  • A strong desire to travel and meet clients in person (subject to government and Publicis Sapient COVID-19 related policy)

Additional Information

Benefits of Working at Publicis Sapient:
  • We have got you and your family covered with 25 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), life assurance, dental insurance, income protection, critical illness cover, private healthcare for you AND your family (pre-existing conditions included), and a pension
  • We know the importance of health and wellbeing so offer you extensive retail discount offers and further reimbursement towards activities that contribute to a healthier lifestyle
  • Our beautiful Turnmill office isn't currently open to meet over complimentary barista-made coffee but our teams have been busy replicating face-to-face social activities throughlearning languages virtually, yoga sessions, having a laugh at our online summer fairs and so much more
  • We are proud to actively invest in your learning through various learning platforms
  • Diversity and inclusion aren't just buzzwords. We offer an inclusive environment through our inspirational business resource groups and work with you to give back to thelocal community through CSR efforts
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