Lead Solutions Architect, Channels

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
22 Mar 2023
29 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Lead Solutions Architect, Channels

The Team: The Solutions Architect Team is responsible for the bulk data and on-demand delivery in the S&P Global Market Intelligence division. The Team is responsible for working with our Account Management Teams to drive revenue growth and revenue retention within Europe and the Developing Markets. This is achieved by ensuring a positive client experience throughout the entire sales cycle, that is pre-sales support through ongoing support.

The Impact: The Solutions Architect organization has responsibility for pre-sales and post-sales client services of S&P Global Market Intelligence's data feed product offerings (bulk data feeds, cloud offerings and APIs).

What's in it for you: Position as a Solutions Architect for S&P Global Market Intelligence's data feed and API solutions from a data and delivery perspective. The data feed business has been a fast-growing business for S&P Global.
  • Work with our Sales &Account Management Teams to identify new opportunities
  • Work with our clients to help achieve efficiencies and understanding of different data solutions.
  • Work in an environment which allows for complete ownership and scalability based on a defined client portfolio
  • Opportunity to interact and engage with senior management
  • Work on latest in technology like AWS, Azure, Databricks, Snowflake
  • Opportunity to work with a team of high performing and experienced Solutions Architects
  • Exposure to learn about industry leading products and content sets
  • This position revolves around a strong understanding of a client's business and how S&P Global Market Intelligence's products and solutions can add value to their business
  • Problem solving skills to triage both financial as well as technical challenges with clients.
  • Be recognized as an integral member of the clients account team.
  • Communicate with all levels of client resources across product management, customer support, product management and account team.
  • Assist Product and Content teams with UAT testing and product evaluation.
  • Work in partnership with key business users, identify potential ways of improving the efficiency and/or effectiveness of content delivery as well as support.
  • Build a deep technical understanding and expertise of new content sets and delivery solutions.
What We're Looking For:
  • The incumbent should possess an undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics, or Business. CFA designation is helpful.
  • 5+ years of experience in a pre-sales/technical account management role
  • 3+ years' experience with industry-leading financial data and delivery platforms (e.g., Compustat, Capital IQ, SNL, IHS, Trucost, ClariFI) and how clients use them.
  • Prior experience with SQL and/or a major programming language such as Python.
    • 3+ years' experience with RDBMS configuration and/or administration (SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL & MySQL)
    • Experience with visualization software such as Tableau and PowerBI
    • Experience with Cloud warehousing (Snowflake/Databricks/AWS/Azure)
  • Formal training and/or experience in personal computer diagnostics, hardware/software problem-solving techniques (in both local & network environments), and support processes.
  • Excellent communication, training and presentation skills.
  • Experience with CRM systems, particularly Salesforce.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Prior experience leading a team preferred.
  • European language skills (French, Spanish, Italian) a plus.
Grade/Level ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 11

The Location: London

About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
S&P Global Market Intelligence partners with customers to broaden their perspective and operate with confidence by bringing them leading data sources and technologies that embed insight in their daily work.


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), PDMGDV202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 277030
Posted On: 2023-03-20
Location: London, London, United Kingdom
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