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Senior Consultant - Technology Transformation - Financial Services

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  01-Feb-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  29842

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 


The opportunity

As a Technology Transformation Consultant in Financial Services, you will help companies transform and modernize their technology landscape by focusing on innovative ways to optimize their IT Operating Model & digital transformation journeys and enabling capabilities and direct offerings for the CIO and CTO agendas encompassing IT Strategy, Data Engineering and Enterprise Architecture.


Your key responsibilities

  • Understanding clients’ business needs and aligning IT Strategies accordingly
  • Understanding new trend technologies (Cloud, Data Analytics, ML & AI, Process Mining, etc.) and validating their impact on the market, our clients and their current and future business models
  • Enabling business transformation driven by technology, agile and waterfall methodologies
  • Managing technology-enabled projects and planning of resources, activities and work products
  • Supporting IT cost optimization projects
  • Supporting Assessment-, Design- and IT Implementation projects
  • Structuring and analyzing data, deriving insights and proposing actions
  • Communicating and presenting deliverables to our clients and senior team members
  • Collaborating in highly dynamic and cross-functional teams


Skills and attributes for success

  • A passion for Information Technologies, Digital Innovation and Financial Services
  • A degree in Business Information Technology, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration with a strong technology affinity, or equivalent
  • Fluency in German and English
  • First working experience in technology consulting or a technology delivery environment in Financial Services (Banking & Capital Markets, Wealth & Asset Management, or insurance)
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to structure and analyze problems in a systematic and organized way
  • The ability to break down and structure complex matters and communicate them effectively to senior stakeholders
  • An open-minded motivated personality willing to work in teams
  • An entrepreneurial mentality with the willingness to drive and own solutions
  • Can-do mindset, with a focus on high performance standards and ability to work in a focused and independent manner


What we offer

EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3’000 employees from 64 different countries. You will work with and learn from the best and continuously develop yourself as we invest an important share of our annual turnover in the personal development and trainings of our employees.


Furthermore, we offer the following benefits:


  • Further education: At EY, you have the possibility to earn an accredited Masters in Sustainability, an accredited Masters in Business Analytics or an accredited MBA (EY Tech MBA) from the Hult International Business School, free of charge*.
  • Hybrid working model: We offer working from home options for our employees.
  • Work-life balance: Take 5 weeks of holidays per year as a standard and compensate your overtime at will.
  • Flexible travel: Equipped with your half-fare travelcard, enjoy 1st class to your clients’ premises, all expenses paid.
  • Social contributions: Opt for one of our generous pension fund plans and do not worry about the accident insurance as we fully cover it for you.
  • Parents@EY: Our benefits specially designed for parents at EY will help you focus on Work-Life integration.
  • Fair-ON-Pay certified: As everyone deserves a fair pay, our salary grids and guidelines ensure the equal treatment we aim for**.


Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter, certificates, and transcript of grades.

For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.



* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.



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