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Glasgow Fixed Income Technology Lead

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
IT/Technology, English
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Job Description:

Technology Lead

Here at (COMPANY NAME), we have a brand new opportunity available for a Technical Lead within our Fixed Income Trading Technology Team. This truly is a rare and exciting opportunity for a hands-on developer and/or Technical project leader to run a startup operation in a front-office facing trading function. Combined with this, you will be directly responsible for overseeing the development of the Rates e-trading platform and will have regional accountability across our EMEA trading desks.

What will you be doing?

The role demands technical delivery management and thought leadership to achieve goals like efficient program deliveries, stakeholder management and aligning deliveries with corporate landscape for some of the key corporate programs.
Supporting the business in the delivery its strategic objectives. At the same time challenge business requirements and demands to ensure high quality deliveries are implemented and not impacting the current BAU service.
Hands-on development of the BARX Rates platform along with the buildout of new functionalitys, regulatory requirements and controls remediation.
Governance of Agile & dev ops best practices (CI/CD)
Active recruitment of Glasgow team. Initial team size will be 4-6, with room to grow and expand to other asset classes.
Management, development and leadership of a dedicated team (as it builds out)
Driving the knowledge transfer process as we look to consolidate trading technology sites as part of our location strategy.
Faceoff against London trading, quant, and product teams, partnership with first-line support teams, and interaction with lateral functions such as risk, controls, and compliance.

What we're looking for:

Strong skills in Object Oriented Analysis and Design Concepts, C#, C , or Java, STL, Relational Databases (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server).
Agile dev practices, and integration with both in-house and vendor systems.
Experience developing high-performance software combined with experience in the direct management of teams.
In-depth experience with Agile development and Dev-Ops practices.
Understanding of a front-to-back stack in a trading environment.

Skills that will help you in the role:

* Knowledge on JQuery, Angular JS, FIX, Python, KDb, JavaScript.
* Skill in Test Driven Development, Continuous Delivery and System integration.
* A proactive attitude towards problem solving and willingness to be a hands-on technologist.
* Ease in working with matrixed and global environments.
* Strong communication skills and ease in articulating status to senior tech and business stakeholders.

Where will you be working?

This role will be based in our Aurora house Glasgow office; a stones throw away from Glasgow Central Train Station and the heart of Glasgow.

Interested and want to know more about (COMPANY NAME)? Visit home.(COMPANY NAME)/who-we-are/ for more details.

Our Values

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at (COMPANY NAME) we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us

Source: Company website
Posted on: 08 Oct 2019
Job duration: 0 months
Languages: English
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