Technical Analyst - Changing Lanes Programme.

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you’re encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork. We celebrate individuality and recognize that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success. It’s important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can and we believe that everyone brings something different to the table – so we’d love to know what makes you different. Such differences may mean we need to make changes to our process to allow you the best possible platform to succeed, and we are happy to cater to any reasonable adjustments you may require. You will find the section to let us know of these at the bottom of your application form or you can mention it directly to your recruiter at any stage and they will be happy to help.

ABOUT CAPCO

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are/have:

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focused on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

OUR CHANGING LANES PROGRAMME

Capco is looking for innovative and creative technology, digital or data professionals with experience of delivering change across all industries.

The Changing Lanes programme provides a comprehensive, structured training plan to help you transition into a consulting role in the financial services industry. We are looking for people from all industries outside of financial services, with a wide range of skillsets and backgrounds. Relevant backgrounds include:

  • Consulting: Management Consultant, Strategy Consultant
  • Technology: Technical Analyst, Agile Business Analyst, Scrum Master, Product Owner
  • Data: Data Scientist, Data Analytics Consultant

Following an initial week of training, you will work with some of the largest financial services organizations in the world, on industry-transforming projects and initiatives.

We are looking for colleagues who will contribute and thrive in our entrepreneurial, meritocratic culture where #BeYourselfAtWork is at the heart of all we do.

WHAT THE PROGRAMME OFFERS

  • Before joining Capco, you will connect with a coach who will be aligned to your area of specialism. They will be part of your Capco family from day one and guide you through any questions you have – big or small!
  • As part of the Changing Lanes cohort, you will meet colleagues and peers who will become your support network throughout your time at Capco.
  • You will receive one week of in-depth training, delving into the world of financial services and Capco and covering all the essentials to set you up for a successful career as a financial services consultant.
  • Upon completion of training, you will work with and meet people from our data, tech or digital teams whilst we find your first client engagement.

CAPCO OFFERS

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that enables you to work with senior partners and clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture.

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

We’re looking for tech-savvy analysts to join our Technology Practice. We want people who can work closely with our engineering and consulting teams to deliver the next generation of cutting-edge solutions with our clients.

We’re open to different types of backgrounds; we care most about the skills and attitude you can bring to the table. Maybe you are an experienced business or software analyst, or seeking a career change from product owner, software engineer, tester or some other kind of technology or target operating model specialist.

What kind of work will I do?

Capco consultants work on a wide variety of client challenges; consequently, we value intellectual flexibility and curiosity as highly as we do quality and rigor.

Our technical analysts play pivotal roles in helping our clients with problems, such as designing and executing dev-ops strategies, launching new API market offerings and mobile applications to improve market share, creating cloud native machine learning and data analytics services, and even building entirely new challenger banks root and branch.

Can you give me some example roles?

You could work as a member of a technical advisory team conducting research into products for a core banking solution – weighing that solution up against other build or integration options, working with architects and business analysts to document requirements, drawing up high level solutions, and building out plans and investment cases.

Another possibility is working closely with engineers, testers, and product owners delivering new products for our clients, helping with system analysis or definition of APIs, data and NFRs in an Agile pod.

No two projects are the same, and we encourage our people to put their own stamp on their roles and take advantage of opportunities to learn and impress.

Skills and Experience

Professional experience is important. It is crucial that you share our appetite for new and emerging technologies and the ability to help our clients realize the opportunity that their adoption represents in dealing with today’s business challenges. From day one, your key skill will be to perceive new and better ways of doing things to give your clients a daring advantage.

Here’s what we expect:

Your professional experience/skills could include:

  • Technical analyst/software analyst
  • Business analyst (especially with product development experience)
  • Data analyst
  • Software engineer/developer
  • QA/testing analyst or engineer
  • Product owner/manager
  • Exposure to working in Agile and/or the product delivery lifecycle, with product, engineering, or software delivery professionals
  • Familiarity reading or writing requirements and design written in standards like BPMN or UML
  • Familiarity reading data or API specifications in formats like Swagger, YAML, or XML and JSON respectively
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Good communication skills and ability to present complex analysis in simple ways
  • Confidence in your ideas, with a problem-solving attitude, being innovative, and having a flexible working style
  • Experience working well with a multi-disciplinary team.

Desirable but not mandatory:

  • Experience in coding, testing, or designing software as part of product/application build or in analysing data
  • Knowledge of emergent technologies (e.g., artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotic process automation, cloud, microservices, event streaming)
  • Experience in target operating model design, process design or optimization, or other similar business re-architecting projects
  • Relevant accreditations in development, testing, software analysis/design (e.g. BCS), Agile ways of working (e.g. SAFe) or technology hot topics (e.g. cloud accreditations).

Why join Capco?

You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and building lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture
  • Enhanced and competitive family friendly benefits, including maternity / adoption / shared parental leave and paid leave for sickness, pregnancy loss, fertility treatment, menopause and bereavement

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