Head of Financial Data


Ec1 partners is working with an award-winning stock market SaaS provider that provides world class services to the private investor sector. They are looking to take their software to the next level by using the power of data to generate market leading insights for their customers.

As the Head of Financial Data, you will be reporting to the CEO and will collaborate with a diverse team of fintech professionals. You will be responsible for the data strategy road map and work with the engineering team to build the platform.

What you will do

  • Be absolutely obsessed with stock market data!!!
  • Work with researchers and stakeholders to develop the equity data strategy and roadmap
  • Collaborate with technical teams to deliver quick time to market results with impact
  • Negotiate with data vendors to achieve sound commercial contracts
  • Research new technologies that will help leverage data to improve decisions internally and for external customers

What you bring

  • Robust understanding of financial data, especially equity data and all that can be done with it (equity factors, backtesting & market timing)
  • Good experience working with cross functional teams and management experience is desirable but not essential
  • Experience working with SQL databases and large data sets
  • Ability to read and understand code in either Python or Java is an advantage
  • Financial qualifications e.g. CFA / CMT / ACCA (qualified or part qualified okay)
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills

This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to accelerate their career. This role can be based in London, Oxford or 100% remote. There are all kinds of benefits including a competitive salary, education and training options, and the usual holiday + pension allocation. For more information please apply today with your CV and contact details.