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Software Engineering Manager/Capital Markets

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Advertiser NameRequest Technology - Craig JohnsonAdvertiser Type:Agency
Classification:I.T. & CommunicationsSubclassification:
Country:United StatesLocation:United States
Language:English - United Kingdom (en-GB) Contact Name:>Craig Johnson
Employment Type:PermanentWorkhours:Full Time

Position: Software Engineering Manager/Capital Markets


Prestigious Global Financial Institution is currently seeking a Manager of Software Engineering. Candidate is responsible for leading a team that drives and executes the strategy for technology advances within the Trading Industry. Candidate is responsible for leading projects for Match Engine systems that are ultra-low latency performance, reliability and integrity during rapid release cycles. Candidate must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and possess the ability to lead others to achieve the critical mission of the team.


  • Demonstrates advanced language proficiency; Contributes to the architectural vision. Mentors development staff and influences enterprise technology decision-making
  • Demonstrates expertise in Design and Analysis patterns and identifies architectural best practices, promoting them within the division and company-wide
  • Demonstrates understanding of trade-offs relative to simplicity and complexity; Ensures code reviews and discussions are completed; Reviews environment build deployments, release notes, and build notices
  • Enables unit and systems testing through tools and enterprise perspective
  • Independently manages a team accountable for engineering secure, scalable and reliable technology solutions
  • Oversees development of designs for all aspects of the application their team is responsible for delivering
  • Oversees and manages work across multiple geographically distributed teams
  • Manages priorities across a diverse set of concurrent projects and initiatives
  • Implement team-wide processes to improve communication and throughput
  • Some continued hands-on software development as needed (Java or C++)


  • 8+ years of Java or C++ experience, preferably in a low latency or financial services environment
  • Experience working with high throughput, high availability and fault tolerant applications
  • Strong analytical ability and problem-solving skills
  • 5 + years of experience managing others, mentoring and coaching junior developers and testers
  • Experienced in managing scalable teams of vendor contract consultants over long-term projects
  • Experience working with a globally distributed workforce and managing tasks across multiple offices
  • Effective communication of complex problems in a clear and concise manner
  • Proficiency in statistics and performance modelling preferred
  • Knowledge of DevOps and Cloud computing preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to be hands on as needed

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