Head of Product Management and Development

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ThinkMarkets is seeking an exceptional Head of Product Management and Development to lead our product development team. This role will be responsible for our ongoing product development, enhancements, road maps, and releases, and will partner with teams globally to provide best-in-class trading applications for our customers.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead internal and external development teams through the full software development life cycle, from requirement gathering to delivery and support, with the goal of exceeding internal and external customer expectations
  • Partner with designers, developers and engineers to develop prototypes and future products for our flagship ThinkTrader platform channels
  • Collaborate with product management, engineering, and business leaders in defining and executing on the data product road map and new product requirements
  • Evaluate new technology solutions which would allow delivery of a superior trading experience
  • Collaborate with information security and infrastructure teams to align on architecture and manage deployment
  • Collaborate with representatives of the user community to challenge, clarify, and improve user stories as they are sized and prioritized in our backlog process
  • Provide leadership and guidance to designers and developers as they build out various platforms and applications across multiple technologies
  • Support user acceptance testing to ensure usability

 

Requirements:

 

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience Product Development, Financial Services and Capital Markets
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or related
  • Knowledge of capital markets and equities trading is a must
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with the technical aspects of analytics, data science and statistical methodologies, data management, analytical and data visualization software tools and the application of appropriate coding languages
  • Experience leading development teams across multiple technologies, locations, and channels (Mobile, Desktop, and Web)
  • Excellent communication and cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Proven success building and delivering award winning enterprise mobile apps built upon a cloud-based architecture
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent project management and organization skills
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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Mackenzie

Corporate Recruiter

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a web call summarizing portfolio risks, exposures & order flow with our teams in Dubai & London. We track, measure, & report any trade issues with our clients; we’re always aware of changes in the risk profile of the firm portfolio. We're constantly checking on pricing, liquidity & execution across all our product offerings.

Pat

Senior Quantitative Analyst

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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