MTF Operator Technical Team Lead

  • Competitive
  • London, England, Großbritannien
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • IG Group
  • 20 Mai 19

MTF Operator Technical Team Lead

Job Title
MTF Operator Technical Team Lead

Job Description

Job Responsibilities
1. Lead the team that is building the MTF Matching Engine
2. Owns the timely delivery of the work assigned to their team, is trusted to nurture an effective, engaged team that, are continuously improving their productivity.
3. Owns their team's development process and continuously improves their team's productivity
4. Provides realistic work estimates, then commits to delivery dates and actively addresses any risks that could jeopardise the team from delivering to that date
5. Collaborates effectively with the stakeholders to prepare work for the team so that it is ready for development
6. Collaborates effectively with other development teams where inter-team collaborations are required
7. Proactively reserves time to ensure adequate development time is provided to the team to work on necessary technical maintenance jobs
8. Is accountable for the quality of the team's output and remedies the underlying cause of production issues
9. Driving forward our established Agile development and QA processes, including automated unit and integration testing
10. Assisting in escalated production support calls, including resolving questions and issues from users and downstream systems; these may be about functionality or may be technical in nature
11. Ensures that proposed work is adequately understood and specified before being accepted for estimation and development

Person Specification (Ability / Expertise):

1. Able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities
2. Good knowledge of real-time, Low Latency/High Throughput, distributed scalable and resilient systems.
3. Excellent understanding of concurrency models and implementation
4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
5. Advocate of Agile development methodologies and tools: Scrum, TDD, Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment, Sonar
6. Strong core Java server-side development and object oriented design skills
7. Spring Framework (preferably development with, at least exposure to)
1. Exchange or MTF background..


1.Relevant degree level education.

Personal Attributes
This will be a busy role in a team so the successful candidate's behaviours will need to strongly aligned to our values:

• Champion the client: customer service is a passion, cultivates trust, has clarity and communicates well, works with pace and momentum
• Lead the way: innovative and resilient, strong learning agility and curiosity
• Love what we do: Conscientiousness - has high self-discipline, carefulness, thoroughness and organisation, Flexible and adaptable

A strong drive to become an expert in whatever business domain in which they work.
Business focused, with an ability to form strong working relationships with business stakeholders and anticipate their needs.
3 years min experience of leading a team
Proactive work ethic with the ability to deliver results and meet challenging deadlines
Articulate team player
Attention to detail with a high degree of pride in work produced
Proven ability and desire to innovate
Enthusiasm for the software development process
Good English language skills

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