Engineering Manager (COO)

Salary 400,000
Employment type Permanent

Job description

Location: New York

About the client

We are a top-tier hedge fund recognized for our innovative investment strategies and strong performance. Our Equities Group leverages cutting-edge technology and data-driven insights to drive superior investment outcomes. We are seeking an Engineering Manager to lead our engineering team and enhance our equities trading infrastructure.


  • Lead and mentor a team of software engineers, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
  • Oversee the design, development, and maintenance of our equities trading platform.
  • Collaborate with portfolio managers, quantitative researchers, and other stakeholders to align technical initiatives with business goals.
  • Ensure the stability, scalability, and performance of our trading systems.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in software development, including code quality, testing, and documentation.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to ensure our platform remains competitive.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience leading and managing engineering teams.
  • Strong technical background with expertise in C++, Python, or similar programming languages.
  • Deep understanding of trading systems and financial markets, particularly in equities.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound technical decisions under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams.