Data product designer – Euronext

Paris

About Us

Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone with a unique federal model across the Belgium, Dutch, French, Irish, Portuguese markets. Euronext also operates a UK-based regulated securities market. Euronext brings together buyers and sellers in venues that are transparent, efficient and reliable, addressing the needs of all market participants: SMEs and blue chips, retail and institutional investors, buy-side and sell-side, brokers and market makers, long-only and high frequency traders. Euronext provides a large range of products and services, services, platforms, technologies, and the deepest pool of liquidity in Europe around one core mandate: power pan-European capital markets to finance the real economy, as demonstrated by its leading position in the following segments: - The largest continental listing venue, with more than 1,300 issuers and a market cap of c.€3.7 in April 2018, - An unmatched blue chip franchise consisting of 25 out of 50 companies of the Morningstar® Eurozone 50 Index℠, - The #1 cash market in continental Europe, with an average daily volume of €8.5 billion in Q1 2018, - The largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world, with more than 37,000 listed bonds and 5,600 funds, and major player in ETFs with 1,050 listings, - A diversified financial derivative franchise including stock options and futures, dividend contracts and equity index derivatives, - The leading commodities business in continental Europe for milling wheat, rapeseed and corn futures, - The calculation and management of more than 500 indices, ranging from national flagship indices (AEX®, BEL 20®, CAC 40®, ISEQ®, PSI 20®) to thematic, strategic and sectorial indices. Euronext has recently expanded its footprint with a new corporate services suite and foreign exchange trading. Strategy, Innovation and Analytics Department In Strategy, Innovation and Analytics we are enabling Euronext to compete effectively in the constantly evolving European and global market landscape and to position to capture future business opportunities by:
- spotting relevant innovation trends, nurturing and incubating innovative products and services,
- providing structure, control and support for the delivery of Euronext's project portfolio and strategic plan,
- Building market intelligence through statistics and quantitative analysis, providing insights to Euronext’s corporate and trading / investment clients, business teams and top management and developing new products targeted at corporate and trading / investment clients. The transformation is being driven by an exciting, passionate and dynamic team of experts and young but experienced talents. The team has a laser focus on creating value for Euronext’s diverse clients as well as for our shareholders.

Job summary

Against this background, Euronext wishes to invest in the recruitment of a Data Product Designer to enrich Euronext’s product offering and enable Euronext’s corporate, trading and investment clients to improve their business outcomes, supporting Euronext’s role as trusted advisor and creating new revenue opportunities. As a key member of the Strategy, Innovation & Analytics team, you will design, develop and market innovative new products for Euronext’s diverse corporate and trading/ investment clients, leveraging Euronext’s unique data offering - including multi-asset market data (pre- and post-trade), index data, corporate actions and other market events data, reference data, etc. – and external data. You will report directly to Euronext’s Chief Innovation Officer, himself reporting to the CEO of Euronext. As Data Product Designer you will:

(1) liaise with clients, notably corporate issuers, buy-side, ETFs issuers, investment banks and quantitative and high frequency traders to identify opportunities for new products providing insights to clients,

(2) lead the design and prototyping of the products, in close cooperation with the rest of the Strategy, Innovation & Analytics team and other teams, including Business, Sales, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance teams,

(3) lead and follow the transfer to production with the IT and Operations teams,

(4) support the product launch and sale in close cooperation with the Sales team,

(5) ensure the product continuously fits client requirements and satisfies the service and requirement levels agreed with them. You provide insights to clients through analysis of business data to create opportunities to improve their business outcomes and support our role as trusted advisor to our clients.

Key accountabilities

  • Hands-on ability to turn complex data into useful, desirable and dependable clients-centered data
  • Use business data collected, use-cases and market analysis to create truly clients-centric designs
  • Design, test and refine existing products, introducing new product features or conceive entirely new products
  • Immerse within a client’s business and collaborate with client teams to fully understand the business imperatives and market needs for the products designed
  • Use clients feedback and collaboration skills to influence interactions and improve client experience
  • Deliver business value by creating excellent business intelligence products (including pricing features, business development, etc…)
  • Support direct client facing opportunities to sell products, with a special focus on story-telling to support teams facing clients
  • Provide value through design thinking that intersects user centricity and business innovation
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams such as Sales, Compliance, Legal, Business, IT and Senior Management across locations

Profile

Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in research, analytics and/ or data product design position in financial services, from either a bank (research, quant strategy, trading, structuring) or buy-side, fund (research, quant)
  • Previous experience in algorithmic / electronic trading would be a plus
  • Demonstrable exposure in developing new products leveraging data
  • Knowledge of full product development lifecycle
  • Experience in product management, business development or sales support role
  • Experience in projects delivered with multiple client and stakeholders types, including with strategic and/or commercial partnership structures

Education and Knowledge

  • Msc-level education in mathematics, finance or economics or in another related field, strong quantitative background
  • Expert knowledge of equity (cash and derivatives), ETFs and market structure in Europe (essential) and the US (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Euronext’s market model, rule book, service offer, the buy-side and sell-side landscape
  • Experience in SQL, SAS, Python, R and data-visualization is a plus

Profile & Skills

  • Strong team player able to effectively work in close cooperation with colleagues from other departments and locations
  • Strong communication and presentation skills that allow to communicate and push for complex
  • design ideas clearly and persuasively and influence peers and top management Self-starter, with ability to generate innovative ideas and concretise them
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to take complete ownership of projects, from idea generation to implementation
  • Client-centric
  • Commercial acumen and strategic awareness
  • Fluent in written and verbal English. Fluency in French is a plus, not compulsory

To apply, send us your CV and Cover Letter.