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Market Data Technology Lead

Primary office location
Permanent - Full time, Mid-senior
Job category
Procurement, Technology - Product
Our businesses and the complexity of market data use continues to evolve and grow. Make an impact by setting and operationalising our Market Data Technology strategy and lead a high-performing team of market data technology professionals in this exciting market data transformation.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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In your role as a Senior Lead, you will oversee the technology infrastructure and systems that support market data operations within Macquarie and develop and implement a strategic vision and delivery roadmap for market data technology.

You will ensure the business objectives align with industry best practices, identify opportunities for innovation, and drive the adoption of new technologies to enhance market data capabilities. You will stay up to date with industry regulations and compliance requirements to ensure systems and processes adhere to relevant standards which include market data usage policies.

You will collaborate with cross functional teams to design and maintain the architecture and governance framework of market data systems and manage relationships with market data vendors and services providers. You will identify and mitigate technology related risks associated with market data operations and define technical requirements and specifications for new systems or upgrades. In addition, ensure stress testing for robust disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place to guarantee uninterrupted access to critical market data systems.

What you offer

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  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field, advanced degree is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of market data systems which include data feeds, market data platforms, and trading systems
  • Proficient in market data system architecture design and implementation, database technologies, and cloud computing
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements related to market data, such as MiFID II, Dodd-Frank, or other relevant regulations
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills with a track record of building and developing high-performing teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and stakeholder management, to effectively convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders which include C suite stakeholders
  • Ability to drive strategic initiatives, innovate, and adapt to evolving market data technology trends.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Technology

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Technology enables every aspect of our business, for our people, our customers and our communities. Bring your unique perspective and join a global team who is passionate about accelerating the digital enterprise, connecting people and data, building platforms and applications and designing tomorrow’s technology solutions.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.