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Sr. Development Manager - Order Execution in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Sr. Development Manager - Order Execution
Richardson, TX
 


POSITION SUMMARY:

TradeStation is looking for a visionary and energetic Senior Manager to serve as a transformational leader.  This role offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate to work with a talented group of individuals embracing the challenges of transforming and modernizing a highly sophisticated trading system by adopting modern techniques and development processes to deliver mission-critical services for our global customers.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Serve as a transformational leader of a cross-functional team in a DevOps environment
  • Maintain process and ensure team is in alignment at all times; look for ways to improve
  • Select, assess, develop, mentor, manage and retain top technical talent
  • Guide the technical direction and promote adoption of best practices
  • Work with the Product Owner to plan and execute projects; ensure the teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver effectively

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:  
Required:
  • Demonstrated technical leadership
  • Must be a team player that is assertive, passionate, and goal-oriented
  • Ability to make design decisions, perform code reviews and mentor team members
  • Solid communication, organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies, DevOps, continuous delivery and related concepts
  • Familiarity with modern software design principles and patterns
  • Expertise in systems design, development, implementation and deployment processes
  • Experience with distributed and scalable software architectures; understanding of CAP theorem
  • Knowledge of 1 or more modern general-purpose programming languages, such as C# or Java

Preferred:
  • C++ and C# development background
  • Understanding of SQL and database programming, including NoSQL and document databases
  • Cloud architecture and deployment (AWS or Azure)
  • Hands-on experience with mission-critical systems
  • Knowledge of financial markets/trading

 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant team management and leadership experience