Head of Trading Technology

Head of Trading Technology

Job Title: Head of Trading Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Pune Division
Reference: 2_23418
Contact Name: Oscar Dsouza
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Job Published: April 23, 2018 18:52

Job Description

Our client, a leading investment group is looking for a Head of Trading Technology for their office in Pune. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering strategic technology projects across the client's front office stack which includes OMS, EMS, Market connectivity, Market Data, Sales Trading and cuts across functions – Front to Back Office.

Skills and Experience:

  • 17+ years of experience in a technology development function at a global Investment Bank or leading Broker/Dealer.
  • Solid technical background and should be well versed with latest technology trends preferably on low latency and high throughput trading systems.
  • Strong functional understanding of the sell side Equities business. This is mandatory as the role involves direct interaction with stakeholders managing the Equities business.
  • Good overall business knowledge Front to Back including Middle and Back Office processes.
  • Experience in managing and building bigger teams (size more than 30 people) from offshore location
  • Strong Software Delivery Management, creating and tracking development plans and working across many teams Globally within IT and the Business in order to achieve success.
  • Experience in High Performance Team Management and skills development.
  • Clear and confident communication style – verbal and written
  • Attention to detail – the individual will be required to ensure all impacted systems are considered when delivering software solutions.
Educational Qualifications:
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or IT related area