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HEAD OF ENGINEERING

AXE TRADING

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Head of Engineering

Engineering · Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt

THE CUTTING EDGE OF FIXED INCOME TRADING TECHNOLOGY

AXE TRADING is a global fixed income trading software company that delivers unique market making, price making and order execution with our AxeTrader software. AxeTrading is uniquely positioned to empower banks, buy-side firms, agency brokers and exchanges to maximise their fixed income trading strategies successfully with aggregated liquidity, multiple pricing feeds, powerful client servicing and execution capability across voice and electronic trading. AxeTrader provides traders with access to market aggregation, enhanced data and trading workflows in a single desktop enabling more efficient and transparent trading. It interacts seamlessly across execution venues and data sources to deliver the STP processing, reporting and audit workflows required to comply with the expanding regulatory environment.

AxeTrading was founded in 2009 and is head quartered in London with a technology innovation centre in Germany and sales offices in Sydney and Singapore.

Overall Purpose of the role

This role presides over the entire Development teams as well as over the Test team, reporting directly to the CTO.

The Head of Engineering is an inspiring leader who ensures Agile methodologies are in place and establishes the right environment for the Development teams to continuously innovate their technology stack in the right way.

They are responsible for establishing a progressive culture, from effective recruitment of Engineers to driving the architectural design, along with a roadmap with high technological standards and a collaborative approach with both the team and the business.

Role Description

This is a technically orientated role which is responsible for shaping the architecture, setting design principles and taking accountability for the technology strategy to enable a scalable and user focussed product. This role drives the vision, design, strategy, and implementation of software development in order to support the business’s objectives and product roadmap.

The Head of Engineering leads the development teams and collaborates with other business departments (Product Owners, Sales, Management…) in order to roll out new software features/functionalities/lines and implement the ongoing process improvements of the current systems.

Keeping up with new technologies, this person also identifies correct schema for the software which is in development. This leader has a strong vision for the department and promotes the best organisational patterns and practices.

Tackling high-level challenges and balancing software quality with speed of delivery, this role is responsible for the deployment of features, the stability of the business’s core products and the overall quality of the software architecture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of the Development and Test teams providing technical direction on key projects.
  • Creating and implementing best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
  • Responsible for improving the Engineering team’s organisational structure, resource plans and culture to support the business objectives and customer deliverables.
  • Responsible for software architecture and for ensuring and facilitating knowledge exchange between Developers and Testers.
  • Coordinating and supervising automated and manual tests.
  • Risk and issue management.
  • Advising on training and ensuring that Developers and Testers are adequately trained to achieve the quality standards set.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience understanding requirements from a Product and Business perspective and to translate these into a tangible engineering roadmap.
  • Experience of Technical Architecture and System Design whilst scaling engineering capabilities.
  • Understanding of Agile with experience in development roles and working closely with Scrum teams.
  • Effective team management, leadership and mentoring.
  • Excellent team working skills and proven ability to influence cross-functional teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience developing scalable systems.
  • Fluent English.

**PLEASE NOTE - AXE TRADING WOULD LIKE ALL APPLICANTS TO FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION.**

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