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Talent Acquisition Lead - Engineering & Data

  • MarketFinance
  • Full time
  • 100% Remote
  • 17/07/2021

The company

At MarketFinance, we celebrate ambitious business leaders. They bring strength to our economy and are building the world we all want to live in. MarketFinance is one of the UK's leading Fintechs and we use smart technology, backed by help from great people, to deliver flexible business finance solutions, directly and quickly. Our online platform and proprietary risk models enable us to provide business loans and advance cash against outstanding invoices, in the form of working capital funding, so that businesses can get on with growing - instead of having to worry about cash flow. We believe in the endless possibilities that arise when entrepreneurs have more time to focus on what they love.

We’re working to help our customers in ways that others can’t. We’re making access to funding frictionless so that entrepreneurs can stop worrying about finance, and can instead focus on making the world a better place. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people, this is why finding the right Talent Acquisition Lead to help drive our growth even higher is so important to us.

Our values matter and as part of the team, they’ll be yours too.

#MakeItHappen | #1Team1Dream | #AlwaysBeLearning

The role

We are growing rapidly here at MarketFinance, so far we have grown at >100% year on year and we’re always looking for ways to improve that! Even with our amazing growth, we have recently had our fifth straight month of profitability! As a result, our Talent Acquisition team continues to grow as well, and we are now looking for a Talent Acquisition Lead who shares our core values and is ready to help us double the size of our Data and Engineering teams.

To be the best in this role, you’ll need to use your well-developed skills to create amazing job ads, research and network with passive candidates, project future hiring needs, interview candidates, and ultimately negotiate to hire the very best. Our teams are now fully remote, as such, we recruit across the UK and overseas. While we have started recruiting overseas, we still have much to learn and so we’re looking for someone who can build upon our knowledge and help us create a sustainable, international, multi-channel sourcing strategy.

As the lead recruiter for our Data and Engineering teams, you will work closely with and have the full support of the wider TA team, but you will have the autonomy to create robust sourcing strategies that will attract the best and brightest to our Data and Engineering teams.

Our Tech Stack is C#, .Net Core, React, Microsoft Azure - any experience in hiring for these skills would be advantageous.


  • At least 5 years of experience building and growing strong technical teams
  • Experience defining, building and improving global channel strategies to ensure we’re always recruiting the very best
  • Experience seeking and building new overseas sourcing options to deliver high calibre candidates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to fully engage with candidates in our new remote-first world
  • Able to use recruiting tools (e.g. LinkedIn talent analytics and Workable) proficiently to build market intelligence and demographics
  • Strong knowledge of boolean, x-ray searches and additional sourcing software/tools
  • Excellent knowledge of recruitment analytics, with an ability to create, measure, and scale the workflows between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.


Not only will you have the opportunity to make a huge impact at one of the UK's leading Fintechs, you’ll also have access to:

  • Working with a remote-first team with optional access to an office in the heart of Shoreditch
  • Best in class share options scheme
  • Best in class private health coverage, including many benefits such as half price Virgin Active gym membership
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Amazon Kindle and unlimited book allowance
  • 25 days of annual leave per year, plus your birthday off
  • Parental Leave (including enhanced maternity)
  • Pension
  • Training budget (inc. subscriptions to Learnerbly and Pluralsight)
  • We will bring you to the office once every quarter to socialise with your team

Our commitment to you

MarketFinance is constantly working to maintain and improve our inclusive, friendly workplace. We ensure that both applicants and our people receive unbiased treatment without discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, race or any other protected characteristic.

About MarketFinance

At MarketFinance, we believe UK businesses are building the world we all want to live in, piece by piece. And we know that building an idea, a product, a team, a business – the world – isn’t easy. We’ve been there. We are there. We get it. But running a business on your own terms,...

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