Job Title:  DMO-Data Governance

Job Code:  1320
Country:  IN
City:  Mumbai
Skill Category:  Group Data Office

Group Data Office, Data & Analytics Platforms Engineering Lead -Executive Director


Nomura Overview


Nomura is an Asia-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking) and Merchant Banking. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit



Function Overview


Group Data Office is the Group Central Data and Analytics arm that works closely with the Group Businesses and Group Corporate functions to enable the execution Nomura Group Strategy through Robust Data Standards & Governance, Actionable Performance Metrics & MIS, and High Impact Information and Analytics Products and Solution.

Job Purpose:


Drive design, development and implementation of data & analytics platforms (including data processing, governance, analytics and quality platforms) as well as related tools for data and digital transformation across Nomura Group.



Job Responsibilities:


  • Leader to development of Nomura’s Data & Analytics Platform Engineering. Successfully deliver data tools and platforms across global organizations with various levels of business data management maturity.
  • Lead all facets of design, development, upgrades, capacity planning, implementation and related activities of data platform management, and large scale automation of related activities.
  • Implement agile methodology to realize value from data platforms faster
  • Develop State-of-the-art capabilities in analytics to ensure the data platforms are analytics enabling.
  • Envisage and deliver leading edge data platforms to Nomura’s businesses, strategically partnering both internally and externally to deliver best practice products.
  • Be a trusted partner. Shape the data management agenda at Nomura, and work with all of Nomura’s businesses in laying out their data management enhancement roadmaps.
  • Create a strong delivery team. Lead, mentor and grow a global team of engineering experts capable of transforming Nomura.



Qualification & Core Skills requirement:


  • 15+ years of experience leading data platforms and related engineering activities at a global financial services (or related financial data and analytics) firm. Wholesale Banking or Capital Markets background preferred.
  • Hands on experience with leading data and analytics platforms and related technologies for data platform and pipeline development including
    • SQL, no-SQL databases/data warehouses, data lakes and related cloud data and analytics platforms as well as data management and governance platforms.
    • Deep expertise with cloud platforms and enterprise technologies and stacks like AWS services, Snowflake ecosystem, JEE, Hadoop and Spark ecosystem.
    • Previous hands on knowledge of various programming languages such as Python, SQL, Java, Shell Scripts etc.
    • Experience with Data Governance platforms like Collibra, Alation, BigID, Data Lineage tools like Manta  etc.
    • Strong knowledge of Unix operating system, networking stack (TCPIP/HTTP etc.), distributed computing, clustering, backup/recovery and availability etc.
  • Fully conversant with modern architectural principles like high performance computing architecture, microservices, data mesh etc.
  • Understanding of core business functions
    • Understanding of systems, platforms and data sources used in capital markets - such as trading systems, front/middle/back office platforms, market data platforms (such as Bloomberg, Reuters etc.), risk systems etc.
    • Strong domain knowledge in capital markets and trading space (such as trade flows, trading algos, risk models etc.).
  • Understand and utilize design thinking in executing projects.
  • Strong leadership skills
    • Strong stakeholder management, collaboration, change-management, and influencing skills. Be able to connect and manage relationship with C-Suite to drive analytics entrenchment and plan change management processes wherever necessary.
    • Strong presentation and communication skills – able to produce and present at executive level.
    • Able to collaborate / virtually manage multi-cultural, multi-disciplined, globally dispersed team core engineering team.
    • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Understand Agile ways of working, and able to manage and deliver multiple projects effectively.

Preferred Masters in Computer Science or engineering.

Diversity Statement


Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.



DISCLAIMERThis Job Description is for reference only, and whilst this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, it is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job.  The management reserves the right to revise the job and may, at his or her discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.