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Talent Acquisition Lead - Engineering & Data

  • MarketFinance
  • Full time
  • United Kingdom
  • 11/09/2021

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 in other geographies.

As the lead recruiter for our Engineering and Data 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 talent.

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 and track record of building and growing technical teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to fully engage with candidates in our new remote-first world.
  • Experience defining, building and improving global channel strategies to ensure we’re always recruiting the very best.
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.


At MarketFinance, the opportunity for growth is as big as your ambition. Things move quickly in FinTech and that’s all part of the adventure. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and best-in-class share options scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days annual leave, plus your birthday off
  • Private health coverage and half-price Virgin Active gym membership
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Amazon Kindle and unlimited e-books
  • Training budget

If you’re ready to help businesses build the future APPLY NOW!

We will do our best to reply to all applications, however, if you have not had a response within 4 weeks, please assume your application has not been successful.

The company

At MarketFinance, our vision is for entrepreneurs to have the time to build the world we all want to live in. Frictionless access to funding helps make that happen. So, we provide entrepreneurs with the right business finance to solve their cash flow issues that get in the way of progress.

Our smart online platform was built from the ground up with entrepreneurs in mind, Over the last 10 years we’ve continued to innovate and enhance our products and services enabling us to gain investment from Barclays Bank, Santander Innoventures and Northzone (the investors behind Spotify, Zettle and Trustpilot) and others. But it’s not all about technology, one of our biggest assets is our team of bright, talented and motivated people from all over the world. It’s one of the things our customers rave about on Trustpilot, and one of the best things about working here.

We're a team of bold and adaptive thinkers who have the courage to challenge and improve access to finance. We are one team, working together to help power up small businesses.

Our company values are:


We're focused on getting the important stuff done first. We don't get bogged down in long emails and lots of meetings, we find solutions (they're out there!) and get it done!


The only constant is change: we embrace change and learn. We ask and listen for feedback, and always provide it too.


We always put the whole company first - when we succeed collectively, we all succeed individually. Everyone has a voice, we listen to each other's opinions.

Hear from our Co-Founder, Anil Stocker, on his favourite MarketFinance moment:

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.

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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,...