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Technology Director (FinTech Trading)

Technology Director (FinTech Trading)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    DevOps & Cloud

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £140000 - £160000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Parker

  • Email:

    tom@understandingrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    TP-TDFT1_1627892627

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Technology Director (FinTech Trading)

We are seeking a Technology Director to drive tech strategy and take a hands on role in growing and leading an Russian based infrastructure group whilst building the UK team for a global FinTech building multi-asset trading platforms dealing with challenges of complexity, trading speed and scale.

The team have a large infrastructure and software engineering group based across Europe and Russia and you will work closely with the Global CTO to define and implement infrastructure and systems strategy, with a focus on core infrastructure supporting the running of the teams trading platforms.

This will cover Datacenters, networking, backup and security technologies, alongside container (Kubernetes based) and wider DevOps tooling. You will also be responsible for tech process and best practice, ensuring best in class standards across security and compliance.

The team view this role as a route to global tech leadership and as a potential Partner in the future.

*This role will require travel to Moscow throughout the year to meet with the team in Russia (post-Covid)


We are seeking a Technology Director with;

  • Experience managing and running technology operations, preferably in a financial technologies environment but not required
  • Demonstrable experience managing infrastructure, systems or support teams, preferably globally distributed
  • Willingness to travel to Moscow throughout the year as you will manage the Russian tech group

Salary: £140,000 - £160,000 plus bonus and benefits and potential opportunity to become a partner

Location: London