Chief Data Officer
One of the world's foremost quant funds in evaluating their data strategy firm-wide, is looking to add an exceptional business focused individual to take on and drive this long term challenge forward. This role is not about architecting data or designing databases, but rather over seeing these projects from a high level and working with the investment committee to methodologically define the data business strategy that they should adopt.
The challenges are vast - long term oversight of defining their data strategy, evaluating what big data means to the different business stacks, establishing how data security can be maintained across trading & research etc. For such experience the rewards are vast and require someone whose already achieved a great deal at top name firms either in finance or technology.
- High level experience leading and defining data strategies for high performance computing driven firms.
- A firm track record of dealing with the challenge associated with a chief data officer role - data management, data strategy, big data roadmap, business intelligence, data warehouse.
- Excellent communication skills in explaining data needs, requirements and functionality to the investment committee, heads of trading and research.
- The ability to strategist, define and instil data architecture and design, defined data security practices etc.
- The appetite to challenge issues and obstacles as they emerge in order to achieve set goals.
- Able to make concrete decisions and apply technical knowledge.
In return they are offering:
- Exceptional salary and bonus potential.
- Senior level automatous critical decision maker role.
- Diverse and challenging environment; the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds around, the freedom think for yourself and opportunity to drive your own initiatives.
- The resources - platform, infrastructure, capital to achieve success within a tier 1 business.
This is an immediate & priority hire, interviews are on going and early applications are advised. GQR also welcomes tentative enquiries from suitably qualified individuals.
Confidentiality and utmost discretion is 100% assured.
Key Words: Chief Data Officer, Strategic Data, Data Strategy, Business Intelligence, Hadoop, Data Streams, Data Governance, Big Data, Data Architect, Big Data Design, Data Warehouse, Data Assessments, Data Process Modeling, individual contributor, senior level role, c-suite, business exposure, roadmap, tech stacks, key decision maker.
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