Head of Electronic Trading - Real-Time Trading Systems - London
10/4/2016 12:28:00 AM
Head of Electronic Trading
A Head of Electronic Trading is required by one of the world's largest financial organisations. With presence in over 100 countries, employing over 60,000 members of staff the client is building an Electronic trading team to support their award winning, global, Real Time, electronic trading platform. This is a hands-off management position. You will be responsible for overseeing all of the activity in the Electronic Trading team as well as being responsible for the strategy, budgets and policies of this team.
The responsibilities of the Head of Electronic Trading will be;
Hands-off management of the Electronic Trading Team.
Running BAU activities on the electronic trading platforms, setting strategies, budgets and policies.
Performance monitoring and optimisation of application and infrastructure components of the platform.
Capacity monitoring and provisioning of application hardware and Middleware, of LAN and WAN links.
Co-ordinating wider data centre operations including general maintenance, monitoring and other large cross-business-unit activities.
Steering of technical standards in order to accommodate business requirements.
Ensuring full service resilience at application and infrastructure levels; this will include conducting regular intra-site and inter-site fail-over testing activities.
The Head of Electronic Trading should have;
Very strong experience in providing managed services, ideally in the financial services industry.
Working experience in the financial sector.
Strong communication skills and strong team leadership skills.
Sound knowledge of all technologies used in providing a managed service.
Experience working in a global, multi-cultural environment.
This is a fantastic opportunity to make the Head of Electronic Trading your own. You will be responsible for shaping this team. You will be working in a reputable department of the organisation - Fantastic career progression is offered.