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Chief Technology Officer
at SDEX, LLC
New York, NY

Chief Technology Officer
at SDEX, LLC
New York, NY

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Job Description

 

CTO –  Global Digital Trading Platform - based in our office in Greenwich, CT. 

We are  a well-capitalized consortium of trading experts with offices globally and headquarters in Greenwich, Connecticut.

We are seeking a CTO to spearhead the final development and launch of a Digital Trading Platform.

This is an incredible opportunity for a seasoned technology executive to build out a product and engineering team. We currently have a 20+ person dedicated and proprietary development team that has created a robust MVP and we are looking for a CTO who could manage and direct this team (with the help of the local CTO and chief scientist) and build out the final stages and further iterations of the Digital Trading Platform.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with CEO and CIO (Chief Investment Officer) to define an achievable product roadmap and timeline (feature set) to market.
  • Setting and managing company’s aggressive overall technology development targets.
  • Making recommendations and proposing solutions (in house, outsourced and third party) in a fast-paced market and development environment.
  • Developing and supervising product deployment and functionality with time to market and feature set as key targets.
  • Ensuring that the proper technical approach is taken organization for all feature/future development.
  • Establishing development environment, technology stack, version control, methodology and testing policies as well as client support and integration.
  • Build, Manage, and lead the US based technology and development team.
  • Stand up Platform and maintain uptime, security and product revisions.
  • Work with outside vendors and help in their selection and integration.

Requirements:

  • 5 years at CTO/VP level in an exchange/trading environment
  • 2+ years of experience in Blockchain/Digital Assets
  • Substantial experience as a senior “hands on” manager (CTO/VP) running a fast-paced environment for an industry-leading product, developing coding methods, architecture and execution.
  • Entrepreneurial DNA: Experience and comfort starting from square 1 and selecting team, partners and vendors to achieve development and business goals
  • Must be familiar with security standards and procedures necessary when dealing with sensitive personal financial information and regulated environments.
  • Minimum 10+ years overall experience with significant leadership expertise, 5+ as an engineer, 5+ as an engineering leader.
  • Full Stack developer at some point in career.

·       Understanding and experience in implementing high frequency trading in traditional markets specifically FX/digital assets.

·       Creation of high performance low latency custom FIX protocols.

·       Experience building exchange ecosystems, KYC/AML, trading engine and risk management.

·       Hyperledger Fabric or Ethereum experience in building architecture in smart contracts.

·       Knowledge or understanding Solidity and/or GoLang.

·       Digital exchange experience at CTO level a plus.

·       Experience managing and leading a global team with cross-functional objectives

  • Respect amongst peers in technology as a thought leader with the ability to attract and develop talent, have significant business acumen.
  • BS and preferably MA in Computer Science or relevant field.
  • Experience building out a financial portal in a regulated environment.
  • Ability to work with a diverse and distributed workforce.
  • Leader and goal achiever.

 

 

Company Description

We are a well-capitalized consortium of trading experts with offices globally and headquarters in Greenwich, Connecticut. The company is currently at the final product development phase of the Digital Trading Platform.

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