Chief Software Architect

Baltimore, MD
Jul 06, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
Job type: Full-timeExperience level: SeniorRole: System AdministratorIndustry: Magazine-PublishingCompany size: 1k-5k peopleTechnologies cloud Job description Reporting directly to Tradesmith's President, the Chief Software Architect will lead the architecture of TradeSmith's evolving product portfolio including TradeStops, Ideas by TradeSmith, and CryptoTradeSmith.//r The Chief Software Architect will have a broad understanding on architecture, cloud driven software engineering, mobile applications, software defined infrastructure, and security.//r This is a unique opportunity to drive cutting-edge software solutions for a truly transformative product platform in the Financial Technology industry. The Chief Software Architect will get first-hand knowledge on the nature of investing (everything from stocks to crypto currencies) as well as empower TradeSmith's consumers (the individual investor) to achieve financial freedom through the delivery of secure and scalable software wrapped in content and education.//r Responsibilities//r //r Oversee all technological resources of the company.//r Perform research and development on mobile applications, new software solutions, and trading services.//r Work to understand the vision of the company and express that vision in technology to meet the needs of the company, its partners and its clients.//r Ensure that the UX/UI resources are user friendly, impactful and agile.//r Conduct research to audit and improve the technological assets of the company.//r Oversee engineering budgets to ensure there are no unnecessary expenditures.//r Develop and direct all networking safeguards to reduce the risk of outside breaches and protect sensitive internal and external client information.//r Prepare and deploy any necessary disaster recovery plans.//r Evaluate new technology and make recommendations on technological solutions.//r //r, Extensive experience in designing and implementing Distributed Enterprise Platforms in Managed and cloud based hosting environments and AWS.//r Strong collaborative leader with great interpersonal skills.//r Advanced IT and industry knowledge.//r Quality assurance, security, and DevOps experience.//r Critical Thinking.//r Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills.//r Team Building.//r Investment industry knowledge a plus.//r Strong operational leadership.//r Strong budget financial and vendor management skills.//r Machine learning and AI experience a plus.//r //r If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to link provided.10 years of experience in software design and development.//r 5 years of experience leading technical teams.//r Experience with .NET, open source, Agile, cloud, Big Data, IoT, open web technologies.//r