Industry Field CTO, Financial Services

 Snowflake - Company site
 November 23, 2021
 Remote New York City, NY, USA

There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake’s founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn’t stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.

Are you passionate about taking new ideas and innovation to market? Have you successfully applied technology to solve business problems in the Financial Services industry? If so, we have a strategic opportunity to use your expertise across Data, Cloud and AI to drive transformational changes in the Financial Services industry in a highly visible role collaborating with internal and external leadership.

Snowflake is actively seeking an Industry Field CTO for Financial Services to join our Field CTO Organization. In this role,  you will work side-by-side with Snowflake’s strategic Financial Services customers. You will partner with our  Financial Services sales team, marketing, product management  and channel partners to create compelling solution offerings for customers. You will also drive co-innovation programs with customers via Snowflake’s technology and solutions sharing best practices, providing guidance around design patterns and  architecture.

You will act as a visionary and an innovative industry expert and have the opportunity to apply your successful track record of architecting, building, and taking solutions to market that are applicable to various sub verticals in the Financial Services industry, including retail banking, asset management, insurance, and fintech.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL GET TO: 

  • Have direct involvement with our most strategic Financial Services customers and partners building trusted relationships with technical stakeholders, participate in product and solution briefings and lead co-innovation projects
  • Be the voice of the customer identifying industry trends, functional requirements and technical gaps to partner with product management for prioritization
  • Drive repeatability by creating Financial Services specific technical selling assets (reference architectures, use cases, demos,  customer case studies and solutions)
  • Collaborate with our industry go-to-market team to prioritize industry-specific capabilities in future product roadmaps and drive Snowflake’s Financial Services product vision into the market
  • Collaborate with counterparts in Global and Regional System Integration partners to jointly define Snowflake centric offerings for the Financial Services industry
  • Identify, recruit and map potential ISV partners and marketplace providers to target reference architecture, data sets and use cases
  • Enable technical sales team and Financial Services communities of practice on industry trends, partner capabilities and solution offerings
  • Contribute and participate in industry marketing activities such as webinars, conferences, blogs etc.

ON DAY ONE WE WILL EXPECT YOU TO HAVE:

  • 10+ years of architecture experience building, consulting to, or implementing technology for the Financial Services industry
  • Are well-versed in the overall challenges  impacting the Financial Services industry and  application of use cases such as Quantitative Research, Next Best Action, Fraud Detection, Regulatory Reporting etc.
  • Broad range of experience with technical and design direction including large-scale database and/or data warehouse technology, ETL, analytics and public cloud technologies
  • Understanding of Data Science & Machine Learning concepts and applications in Financial Services industry
  • Familiarity with data providers and data aggregators (eg: FACTSET, S&P Global, Equifax etc)
  • Outstanding presentation skills to both technical and executive audiences, whether impromptu on a whiteboard or using presentations and demos
  • Experience working with C-level executives and an ability to quickly establish credibility with senior leadership
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters Degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related fields, or equivalent experience preferred 
  • The ability to travel to customer sites, industry events and other related events as required

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. 

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