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Head of Market Data Technology

Head of Market Data Technology

Job Info

Category: Executive/Management
Company Description: Pushing the boundaries in quantitative trading
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10455

Job Description

The Role: Technologists at our client research, design, code, test and deploy projects while working collaboratively with researchers and portfolio managers. Our environment is relaxed yet intellectually intense. Our teams are lean and agile, which means rapid prototyping of products with immediate user feedback. We seek people who think in code, aspire to solve undiscovered computer science challenges and are motivated by being around like-minded people. In fact, of the 600 employees globally, approximately 500 of them code on a daily basis.
Our client is seeking an exceptionally talented individual to drive our initiatives in designing and implementing software to facilitate data integration with our trading and simulation systems. This person must be a strategic visionary who has demonstrated they can lead large scale, transformative initiatives. A successful person will be a hands-on individual contributor while effectively leading a group of developers. As the use of data continues to become an edge for those who can harness its potential, our client's objective is to build the industry’s most sophisticated data platform and this person will help drive that effort.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Work with Trading/Research departments in designing and implementing new data sets
  • Architect a robust alert and monitoring system including complex systematic checks
  • Design and implement systems that track and manage data availability, access and usage
  • Form a support team and business process around incidents
  • Experience developing and leading off-shore and outsourced teams
  • Drive a culture of innovation and accountability
What You’ll Bring:
  • Degree in a quantitative or technical discipline from top university and strong academic scores
  • Interest in applying technology to real situations, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, detail-oriented and capable of performing tasks under pressure
  • Strong experience with C++ or other modern object oriented language
  • Strong aptitude for design patterns, object oriented principals, complex algorithms and data structures
  • Strong experience with scripting languages such as Python; and Interface with various databases
  • In depth understanding of Market Structure i.e. real time data feeds, data processing, onboarding and distribution
  • Experience with leading high performance teams working on projects at scale
  • Have experience working in a Linux environment

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Brian Tesser

Brian Tesser

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