Global Head of Engineering

Global Head of Engineering – London – Commodity Trading – up to £200k + bonus

Cititec Talent has partnered with a trading firm in the search for a Managing Director level – Head of Engineering to lead their Trading business. Reporting directly to the CIO, you will use your commodities and IT expertise to deliver a world-class, robust and scalable trading platform that can support business requirements.

Whilst driving business-wide transformation in IT and delivering high-performance systems, you’ll develop and implement an effective technology strategy to modernise the current IT landscape.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Guiding the design and implementation of IT solutions by defining architectural principles
  • Overseeing the design, development and implementation of technology solutions to support business-critical E/CTRM platforms
  • Working with senior business and c-suite stakeholders to evaluate new technologies to enhance trading infrastructure whilst improving efficiency
  • Driving the development process from concept to deployment whilst keeping to best practices

Experience required:

  • To have a background in software development within commodity trading
  • Knowledge of trading workflows, market data feeds, algorithms and risk management principles in commodity trading
  • Experience managing and leading global development teams
  • Strong stakeholder management, negotiation and communication skills
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills

This role offers a hybrid working arrangement of 4 days in the office and 1 from home.

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At a glance

  • Location: London, Greater London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Job sector: Trading & Risk Systems
  • Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum
  • Published: April 30, 2024

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