Head of Development – Director

  • High / Director Level
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 14 Aug 17

A global Investment Bank has plans to build a brand new strategic regulatory reporting platform (Python, Scala, AngularJS, SQL) as part of multi-year investment across regulatory technology globally. This is a high profile, complex, business critical project in which they have assembled a highly skilled diverse team – and now there is an opportunity for a Development Manager to come in at Director level to lead this project from initiation through to delivery. This is a hands on role that will combine hands on development, leadership, architecture design and excellent stakeholder management.

Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):


  • Designing, architecting and delivering a brand new regulatory reporting platform
  • Becoming a true practitioner of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Test Driven Development (CI/CD/TDD) techniques, processes and methodologies
  • Demonstrate true leadership and management with Lean and Agile principles, working closely with the various Agile teams
  • Manage a team of 10+ highly skilled Developers, Architects and Analysts, while recruiting external & internal resources
  • Code reviews, ensuring best in class software quality, and adhering to an SDLC


Skills required:


  • Experience leading highly skilled, global teams
  • Expert development background (ideally investment banking), with languages such as Python, Java, and C#, databases such as MS SQL, Oracle, Sybase, and scripting such as Perl, Python and Ruby.
  • Experience with Regulatory Reporting platforms, ideally associated with trading regulations such a MiFID II and/or EMIR
  • Front-to-back delivery of complex global platforms


If interested, please apply with an updated CV for consideration.


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