Tech Delivery Manager, VP Level Tech Delivery Manager, VP Level …

Morgan McKinley
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan McKinley
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
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Tech Delivery Manager, VP Level
technical project leader to lead a squad of 4 JAVA developers

We are looking for an experienced technical project leader to lead a squad of 4 developers to re-engineer a critical part of the trading platform used across the globe.

While some technical choices have already been made - the new platform uses Apache Kafka extensively - much more still needs to be done, adopting the best libraries, development paradigms, architectures, and platforms. There will be opportunities to experiment through building prototypes and sponsoring intern projects.

We subscribe to the Agile methodology, using Scrums and Kanbans as appropriate. You should be familiar with Agile principles and have experience serving as Scrum Master in your career, helping your squad adopt and follow Agile Principles. Testing efficiently is also essential to the success of this work given the critical importance of the system, and we will therefore also look for evidence of designing and executing test plans for the assurance of quality of software delivered. No prior experience in the financial services industry will be required.

The Role Will Be a Mixture Of The Following
  • Responsible for the delivery of the project in Asia
  • Provide technical leadership to the local squad of 4 developers based in Shanghai
  • Continually improve and innovate in the global platform
  • Leverage the team both local and in other regions to track down and resolve production issues
An Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate Diversity and Inclusion and seek to provide an environment where every individual feels valued. If you believe you have the skills and track record to play this important role in our team, even if it is not an exact match, do apply with a covering letter to tell us more about yourself and what you have to offer.


  • Track record in leading a team delivering critical real-time systems on Linux
  • Deep understanding of server-side Java, with 7+ years hands-on development experience
  • Experience helping an Agile squad to adopt Scrum effectively
  • In-depth understanding of Apache Kafka or similar systems
  • Can communicate effectively in English and build rapport with people across the world
  • Experience with Business Driven Development (BDD)
  • Worked on latency sensitive systems with high throughput (> 100k events a second)
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Microservices
  • Proficient in Python
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