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Data Quality Control Analyst – London or Tallinn

We are looking for a Data Quality Assurance Analyst to join our Product Data Stewardship team in London or Tallinn.

As a financial institution moving billions of GBP of customer money in over 70 countries, TransferWise must have bulletproof financials. We need timely, accurate and scalable financial data to be compliant with regulations and make accurate business decisions inside the company.

Data Quality Assurance is fundamental to the success of TransferWise mission and ensures, that across our dozens of product teams and hundreds of microservices, we have a single source of truth of product data that is complete, consistent and compliant.

Together with the rest of the data quality assurance team, you will be working on developing and maintaining sophisticated data quality controls, building data reconciliation tools, identifying and solving inconsistencies in financial data.

Your mission

  • Design and implement advanced data reconciliation and control algorithms across multiple databases.
  • Build automated data quality issue tracking and impact reporting across the entire lifecycle - from source systems to data transformations.
  • Build automated analytics on timeliness and compliance of real time TransferWise product data.
  • Work across teams to fix data quality issues, such as missing or incorrect data and run operational processes together with regional / product operations teams.

A bit about you

  • Self-sufficient with data analytics - you are good with data, SQL and databases.
  • Experience with designing and implementing data controls and control processes, working with auditors or regulators.
  • Curious and analytical - you are able to mine the knowledge from other teams, investigate data, databases and data transformations and understand how it fits with your goals.
  • You see the big picture - able to think several steps ahead to ensure that decisions and actions taken by others contribute into the bigger picture of data quality assurance.
  • Passionate about data and creative analytical algorithms.
  • Team player - able to work across teams and functions.
  • Ability to work independently and plan on your own as well as together with the team.
  • Open, communicative, and fun to work with.
  • Ready to travel and spend time in London, UK and in Tallinn, Estonia.

This role will give you the opportunity to

  • Work on large, mission-critical systems - be part of the team developing innovative data quality assurance function in a fast growing fintech company.
  • Own your own path to success - you’ll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
  • Learn and grow - discover up to date control standards and procedures, work with various external and internal audit parties, building scalable processes in agile environment and much more.

Our People

At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.


Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

At TransferWise we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Therefore, we want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form or reply with your request to the email we send you after you have applied. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.