Manager of Engineering Team - Data at PEAK6
Are you a Senior Engineer with management or mentoring experience? Are you looking for that next step in your career while still staying hands on? Do you have experience with Java and would like to work with Kubernetes or Kafka? Do you like working in a fast paced environment with a lot of reward? We are looking to hire an Engineering Tech Lead to manage our Data Team that affects every team across the trading floor. This team is currently revamping their entire platform and applications which will be revolutionary for our prop trading firm. This in return could turn into the opportunity of a lifetime to work on similar projects with high visibility across other entities within PEAK6 Investments. You can be leader of this team!
As an Engineering Tech Lead you’ll get:
- Managing, guiding, and mentoring a small team of some of the sharpest minds in technology
- Ability to foster a culture of data excellence, guiding establishment of standards and common practices around team collaboration, data quality, and continuous integration and deployment
- Building collaborative partnerships not only with engineering and trading, but reporting directly into senior members of the firm, including the CTO
- Ability to stay hands on technically so you can grow your technical skills and work with some new emerging technologies in the market, such as Kubernetes and Kafka.
The Engineering Tech Lead should have:
- Proficiency in Java or any other object oriented language
- Experience with Data and working with relational databases like SQL Server
- Familiarity with Linux
- Bachelors or Masters in computer science, engineering, or related field
- Experience managing or mentoring a small team of developers
- Strong communication skills and flexibility working with both engineering and trading
PEAK6 was brought to life by the idea that the development of integrative technology can improve how business is done. The passion for that idea powers our firm still. At PEAK6, you are free to explore unique solutions and try fresh ideas that may benefit our financial services and trading businesses, and our investment companies. You’ll collaborate with some of tech’s sharpest minds to solve for the firm’s ever-changing but exciting challenges. Working in tech at PEAK6 means that you’ll always be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you continue to enhance your skills.