Head of Equities Technology – Head of Development – Buy-side – Front Office

Job title : Head of Equities Technology – Head of Development – Buy-side – Front Office
Location : London, Greater London, England
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £130000 - £160000 per annum, Benefits: 30% Bonus + Company Bonus
Sector : Buy Side
Contact : Jonathan Kempster
Call : 020 7280 9910
Email : email Jonathan
Reference : BHJOB6067_17594
Head of Equities Technology – Head of Development – Buy-side – Front Office
A Head of Equities Technology is needed by one of the worlds largest and most successful Investment Management companies in London. This will be responsible for managing two development teams (c.20 staff) responsible for building their front office platforms including their brand new fund to fund system.
The team is predominantly made of Java engineers with a focus on Agile engineering utilizing AWS cloud. They are a critical function with high visibility and as such this offers an exciting challenge both technically and from a business perspective. You will be expected to be able to converse in depth with technologists as well as business stakeholders.
Key Requirements
  • Hire, evaluate, and supervise team members
  • Be responsible for delivering software releases relating to the product for the business units, leading the testing, evaluation, and selection of IT vendor products
  • Partner closely with management to develop and implement staffing and operational plans
  • Present status, metrics, and department initiatives at meetings with management and project peers
  • Participate in the development of the department budget
Key Experience Needed
  • A history in managing high performance Agile Development teams
  • A strong understanding of technology including Cloud advantages/disadvantages, CI/CD, TDD
  • Experience in a Front Office environment, ideally within Equities and Buy Side firms
  • Expert in stakeholder management on a global scale
  • Experience in Development and Programme Management
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a Front Office team on a business-critical programme, managing a team of excellent engineers. The company prides themselves on their collaborative culture.

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