Job Category: Leadership & Strategy


We are seeking an exceptional VP of Data Technology to lead our dynamic and innovative Data Engineering organization. This leadership role is pivotal in building a team from the ground up, fostering a data-driven culture, and ensuring the successful launch and refinement of products. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing high-performance teams and delivering scalable data solutions. With a passion for excellence, collaboration, and innovation, the VP of Data Technology will drive our organization forward, helping to meet and exceed our financial service objectives.


  • Establish and lead the Data Engineering organization, promoting career development and performance management.
  • Identify and develop the next generation of technical and people leaders within the organization.
  • Oversee technical strategy and architecture for data integration, warehousing, and reporting.
  • Collaborate with business, engineering, security, and product teams to define data requirements and analytical needs.
  • Design and implement efficient and scalable data pipelines to support data-driven decision-making.
  • Architect and manage a comprehensive data management strategy, ensuring cohesive data storage, modeling, and integration.
  • Direct Data Operations and Engineering teams in building and maintaining data infrastructure, ensuring high-quality data management and governance.
  • Advocate for best practices in data engineering, including source code management, metadata cataloging, and ETL processes.
  • Work closely with senior leaders to set team expectations, evaluate performance, and manage compensation.
  • Continuously refine career growth and succession planning to adapt to business needs.


  • Extensive experience in leading and scaling engineering organizations, preferably in a fast-growing company.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to mentor, motivate, and retain top talent.
  • Deep understanding of development processes and methodologies.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to engage both business and technical executives effectively.
  • Minimum of 7 years of leadership experience in technology-focused organizations.
  • Proficiency with industry-standard platforms and tools, including AWS, Snowflake, Qlik, Tableau, and familiarity with both relational and non-relational databases.


This role offers the chance to make a significant impact within a leading organization by driving the development and execution of our data technology strategy. As the VP of Data Technology, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of our data capabilities, working alongside a talented team committed to innovation and excellence. If you are a visionary leader with a passion for data technology and a track record of building successful teams, we invite you to join us in our mission to transform financial services through data-driven solutions.


At Curate Partners, we are not just a staffing agency; we are a bridge to innovation in the digital and data transformation landscape. Our mission is to match dynamic organizations with the ‘Purple Squirrels’ of the talent world—those rare, innovative drivers with unique skills that catalyze change and propel transformation journeys. With a focus on specialized talent, we empower companies and individuals alike to achieve groundbreaking success in their respective fields. Join us, and become part of a purpose-driven team committed to making a measurable impact while advancing your career alongside the most sought-after professionals in the industry.


Curate Partners and their clients are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We embrace the unique contributions that each ‘Purple Squirrel’ brings to our team, regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, or religious belief. We believe that our strength lies in our diversity and in our unified pursuit of innovation, excellence, and transformative success. We are dedicated to providing an environment where all employees and consultants feel valued, included, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Join us in our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workspace where every ‘Purple Squirrel’ can thrive.


  • Q: What qualifications are required for the VP of Data Technology role?
    • A: Required qualifications include extensive experience in leading and scaling engineering organizations, exceptional leadership skills, deep understanding of development processes, and proficiency with industry-standard platforms and tools.
  • Q: What are the key responsibilities of the VP of Data Technology?
    • A: Key responsibilities include establishing and leading the Data Engineering organization, overseeing technical strategy and architecture, collaborating with cross-functional teams, designing efficient data pipelines, managing data infrastructure, and advocating for best practices in data engineering.

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