Head of Technology - Trading / Finance, reporting to CTO - Lond

Oliver Bernard
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
09 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Head of Technology - Trading / Finance, reporting to CTO - London

Exciting opportunity to join this market leading financial trading company and lead one of their most critical and innovative department, providing leadership to a large team of exceptional engineers building high profile, high volume, low latency trading systems.

The ideal Head of Technology candidate will come from a technical background themselves, preferably having working on high volume, low latency systems as an engineer. This position is a hands off role, you will not be cutting code, but we want someone with the technical experience and knowledge to be able to challenge engineers, remove technical blockers, get involved in architectural conversations, and of course be able to translate all of this into non-technical talk to discuss on the business side.

This Head of Technology must have a progressive and pragmatic mindset, you must be passionate about quality and always striving to improve. You will have working in strong Agile environments following DevOps and CI/CD principals.

Key Skills:

  • Managing multidiscipline engineering teams of approx. 30
  • Technical leadership, mentoring, line management
  • Financial trading (or other high volume, low latency) experience
  • Experience of financial markets and pricing algorithms would be beneficial
  • C++, Linux (some Java)
  • Agile, TDD/BDD, Lean, DevOps

If you consider yourself a strong leader with all the about skills to be successful in this Head of Technology role then please apply for this advert and I'll be in touch with more detail.

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