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Trading Systems Developer/ Architect
Ref No.: 17-03602
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Full Time
American Brokerage and Banking Firm is seeking an Trading Systems Developer / Architect to work in the Market Data Trading Systems Group.

Our Opportunity:
Market Data Solutions is seeking a skilled and energetic individual who will thrive in our fast paced and dynamic atmosphere to take the company's market data technology to the next level. As a Technical Director in this space you will lead the technological evolution of Market Data Solutions. The role calls for a savvy technologist who thrives on high speed platforms and thinks in a transformational way.

What you'll do:
You will be joining us as a Technical Director (Senior Technical Architect) focused on providing strategic and architectural leadership across multiple projects/teams. We are looking for a curious person with excellent technical, leadership and communication skills to guide the team through technology challenges while driving towards target architecture.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an architect in building complex, highly scalable and low latency applications.
  • Work closely with Enterprise Delivery Managers, Functional Solution Architects and with business teams to architect technology solutions to meet client needs.
  • Understanding of complex problems and ability to come up with simple and elegant solutions.
  • Lead technical requirements gathering sessions and producing technical requirements and design documents.
  • Manage the technical delivery of integrations, security, single-sign-on and application customizations.
  • Publishing and presenting the architecture to technology leaders and business executives.
  • Provide hands on expert level assistance to developers for technical issues.
  • Suggests alternative technical solutions to meet client requirements efficiently, and/or with greater reusability, and / or longer life.
  • Promotes and coordinates technical knowledge harvesting within the organization.
  • Defines, communicates and enforces design/coding standards.
  • Identifies reusable code required for our code library and ensures the high-quality creation of the code.
  • Track and identify innovative technologies to solve the business problems.
  • Understand industry trends to align our technology to be effective.
What you have:
  • 10+ years of solid development experience in distributed platform
  • Experience with C, C# in a Linux/Windows data center environment (Java a plus)
  • Experience owning and operating multiple instances of a mission critical service.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and Test-Driven Development
  • Experience growing high performing engineering teams
  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Broad knowledge of software engineering: languages, frameworks, techniques, industry trends, etc.
  • Experience as a technical leader in an organization. This includes coaching and mentoring, working through complex problems, and working with our business partners to deliver an amazing experience for our clients. You have qualities that engineers recognize and respect.
  • The ability to step in and code to drive a solution that your engineers can build upon.
  • Experience with Market Exchanges (NYSE, NASDAQ, OPRA) including multicast a plus.

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