Full Job Description
About the Role
TWM is looking for a hands-on development manager to oversee a development team comprised of Java, Web Front end, and test-automation engineers. The developers work primarily on two products – a low latency trading exchange, and a blockchain, both with web front ends. The role includes managing the dev team, making software design and architectural decisions, and hands-on development work.
A few key tasks the Senior Technology Lead will be required to perform:
Manage and grow a team of highly skilled software engineers
Train future team members on TWM processes and contribute to the collaborative culture
Perform design and code review to ensure the requirements fit and quality of software.
Provide mentorship to the team in the areas of software design & development, sdlc best practices, and technical management
Take ownership for the team to deliver high quality software in a predictable manner
As a member of the management team, assist the CEO with business-critical decision-making processes
Ideal candidates have the following experience and knowledge:
10+ years prior experience with Java development that includes a majority of server-side programming, RESTful / web services, API development, and front end development.
Experience as the lead software architect / designer for mission critical applications.
Ability to manage development teams using Agile, teams with heterogenous skills and personalities, and able to maximize developer efficiency.
Right-size functional requirements into software deliverables for individual developers and assist in accurate estimation.
Proficient with version control (git), build tools (gradle, bamboo), & issue tracking systems (jira).
Proficient with the Linux - common commands, utilities, and shell scripting.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably computer science or engineering
Intrinsic interest in financial infrastructure and innovation in financial services
High degree of curiosity, integrity, and high standard of excellence for self and co-workers
Independent and self-motivated, and capable of working well in small, fast paced teams
About Tradewind Markets (TWM)
Backed by leading companies in the precious metals industry, Tradewind provides institutions with a digital platform to mobilize physical assets. By leveraging blockchain technology, we facilitate trading, supply chain management, settlement, and custody of commodities.
Tradewind’s investors include industry leaders in precious metals and exchange technology, including: IEX Group, the next-generation stock exchange; Sprott Inc., a global precious metals asset manager; and, Newmont Goldcorp., one of the world’s largest gold producers.