Head of Data - Fixed Term Contract

London (Greater)
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Required: Head of Data, Data Architecture / Engineering background, Financial Services, Experience of growing & leading a term of data professionals

Salary: £100,000 - £150,000 - 12-month Fixed Term Contract

The Role:

To provide leadership to our client's Data Management team ensuing they are well co-ordinated and work in unison with the rest of the business, ensuring relevant, timely and accurate data is delivered for business use.

"Essentially we are looking for someone from a data architect / engineer background who would be able manage a large volume of unstructured data and systemise it to become structured and relevant to the end user. It's a key role for delivering organisational change in how we manage our data so leadership ability is really important to be able to create the step change.

Ideally you will come from a Financial Services background and must have experience of dealing with large volumes of unstructured data. Stakeholder management will also be key for this role."

Key Responsibilities:
  • Architect and implement strategies that allow the business to access large volumes of unstructured and semi-structured data from multiple sources (e.g. web, spreadsheets, PDF and others)
  • Own and maintain the associated data estate
  • Championing the company values and work in accordance with the organisational behaviours.
  • To be aware of and comply with the relevant rules and regulations in relation to financial crime & conduct.

Required Experience:

  • Experience in growing and leading teams of data professionals
  • Ability to specify architectural requirements to service business needs
  • Familiarity with designing secure solutions for distributed platforms
  • Experience in financial services

  • Experience of hybrid on-premises and cloud-based solutions
  • Implementing and scaling Hadoop clusters
  • Specifying and designing APIs for internal and external data consumption

This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79924624

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