Tech Lead

Location GREATER LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology

As part of the TSF and Operations strategy we will be re-engineering the trading and Ops architecture to a standard 3 tier approach to  include a Python business object middle layer. This is imperative in order to deliver strategic business goals in intelligent order routing, low touch order processing, automated controls, efficient oversight processes, data quality controls, matching interfaces. It is also part of the Eagle Transformation program that deliver an agile, business focused SDLC. This role is for a product owner who will be the Tech lead for this initiative.

Your missions will be :

  • Participate and take decision in the design of the strategic TSF and Operations architecture to include javascript user interfaces, Python/C# business object layer and high speed Python object persistence, running on Azure.
  • Development of strategic TSF/Operations deliveries including OTC derivatives re-engineering, smart order routing, Global One retirement, automated cash reinvestment algo, new pricers, interfaces to matching platform, NAV validation, OTC prices validation, business dahsboard and workflows and development of REST APIs.
  • Agile SDLC - participate in the transformation to an agile environment through the development of agile tools ie automated testing and release over the Azure Cloud, code quality tool
  • Engage with TSF and Operations senior representatives, demonstrate the ability to understand the business concepts and translate these into design and implementation of business solutions which improve efficiency and trading capability. Agree high level requirements, approach, prioritisation and the delivery plan for the Trading Technology Transformation. Manage the delivery against agreed milestones and objectives ensuring that the expected efficiency gains are realised.

What expertise do you need ?

  • Experience in technology in the financial services industry building applications with an agile development methodology
  • Python (or C#) / Javascript / Object modelling experience    
  • Program and project management experience as well as business analysis
  • Detail oriented with a strong understanding of middle and back office concepts
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business representatives and technology staff
  • Ability to influence peers in both the business and technology
     
Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

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