Title:  Data Strategy Lead

Location: 

New York, NY, US

Description: 

Company Overview

Arcesium is a global financial technology firm that solves complex data-driven challenges faced by some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions. We constantly innovate our data platform and capabilities to meet tomorrow’s challenges, anticipate the risks our clients encounter, and design advanced solutions to help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.   

 

Financial technology is a high-growth industry as change and innovation continue to disrupt the status-quo and prompt major transformation. Arcesium is at a particularly interesting time in our own growth as we look to leverage our successfully established market position and expand operations in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities. We value intellectual curiosity, proactive ownership, and collaboration with colleagues, and we empower you to meaningfully contribute from day one and accelerate your professional development.

Position Summary

Arcesium seeks a highly motivated Data Strategy Lead to join our Product Team.  This individual will be at the forefront of defining the data strategy for Arcesium’s products and clients, working closely with product managers, segment heads, and others senior stakeholders across the organization as we enter new market segments and build new capabilities.

Responsibilities

- Explore, source and negotiate the acquisition of data sets on behalf of clients or product leadership, and in conjunction with industry segment heads, based on commercial priorities
- Originate and cultivate relationships, including alliances, partnerships and distribution channels with third-party data providers on behalf of Arcesium and its clients
- Provide expert guidance to clients on how to best navigate the third-party data landscape
- Collaborate with Marketing to develop and author thought leadership content that  furthers Arcesium’s reputation as a forward-thinking and trusted source of information, in particular on topics of data 
- Conduct comparative analysis and provide thought leadership on the overall direction of the data landscape, including data in the asset management industry, covering the established providers of market and reference data as well as emerging sources and uses of data 
- Ensure continuity and consistency of the Arcesium data story working in conjunction with segment heads, sales, marketing, and product
- Establish processes for Arcesium to generate proprietary data sets using either public domain sources and/or synthesis of anonymized customer data, subject to client agreement. If need be, propose modifications to our contract language to accomplish this.

Qualifications

- The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years of relevant experience navigating the financial services third party market data landscape
- This individual must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and be able to manage multiple concurrent initiatives
- This person must be proactive and self-motivated, with a passion about working in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Arcesium and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City