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Feature Lead - Trading Technology

Pennington, New Jersey

Job Description:

Position Summary

Lead a strategic, state of the art trading platform. Wealth Management Trading Technology is building resiliency and redundancy using innovative solutions to support growth in the business volumes. Providing trading solutions that support multi-asset classes including Equities, Options, Fixed Income, Mutual Funds, etc. this team strives to improve the trading platform with industry leading capabilities. The team is looking for a highly energetic lead, responsible for providing leadership, technical direction and oversight of a team of developers who enjoys high pace and a challenging trading environment.

Key responsibilities of the role include developing solutions and processes for delivering features based on their knowledge of design/architectural patterns and Agile/DevOps practices. This role ensures the systems design and requirements are aligned to achieve the desired business outcomes, and that team practices and coding/quality principles are aligned to achieve the desired technology outcomes. One should have built significant experience through multiple software implementations and has developed both depth and breadth in a number of technical competencies.

Building the Solution Right

  • Designs, develops and is accountable for feature delivery, as an individual contributor.

  • Applies enterprise standards for solution design, coding and quality.

  • Ensure solution meets product acceptance criteria with minimal technical debt.

  • Responsible for compliance and security items and audit support at the team level.

  • Acts as a liaison for production activities/issues.

Work Planning and Execution

  • Works with Product Owner to ensure that product backlog/requirements are healthy, with clear acceptance criteria.

  • Guides the team on work breakdown and execution.

Team Mentorship

  • Plays a team lead role (as an individual contributor) and mentors the team.

  • Guides team members with skills and practices (planning & estimation, peer reviews and other engineering practices).

  • Identifies skill and role gaps, and works with Technology Manager to address them.

  • Works with Technology Manager in creating resource contingency plans where required.

Required Skills

  • Expert Level Understanding of OOPS fundamentals, CORE JAVA, Spring, Spring-Boot, and Related Technologies.

  • Have experience of distributed Databases such as Cassandra (Desired) or MongoDB (acceptable).

  • Experience with any of middleware technologies such as KAFKA, EMS, MQ, AMPS. Experience with KAFKA is preferred.

Desired Skills

  • Multi-Threading Concepts, Performance tuning, App Dynamics, Splunk logging

  • Working knowledge of FIX protocol (quickfix) and prior OMS experience are big plus.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time


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Primary Location:
1100 AMERICAN BLVD, NJ, Pennington, 08534