Manager, Trading Technology

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
18 May 2022
11 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

At Wellington Management our appetite for technology is insatiable. We recognize that the world is full of fascinating questions that will impact the future of companies, economies, financial markets, and entire industries. We want you to help us find answers to these questions by building and evolving our innovative, industry leading, technology platform. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated well-managed technology platform that is built by people like you. This is your chance to build something incredible. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.

We are seeking a Manager to join and manage our Fixed Income & Currency Solutions Team within Trading Technology. In this position, you will not only dream up solutions to today's trader challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated and well-managed Trading platform. This is your chance to work on something incredible. This position requires hands-on involvement in solution architecture and implementation as well as team management responsibilities. It will entail a high level of direct interaction with traders/trading professionals as well as senior management in both setting strategy and devising innovative solutions for today's buy-side trading desk.

Additionally, the successful candidate will work closely with other members of IT including developers, business analysts, and QA engineers to design, develop, test, implement, and support solutions, and will requires an individual to take accountability and keep an open mindset while taking advantage of the learning opportunities. The individual must possess strong work ethic, analytical skills, project management skills, be an effective communicator, and thrive at making a team of technology professionals successful while delivering best-in-class solutions for traders.

  • Responsible for 24x6 trading in markets around the globe
  • Solution design, implementation, deployment, and support of Wellington's Trading platforms and other trading related applications within the trading suite of applications
  • Partner with Wellington's Global Trading professionals to devise, design, and maintain technology solutions to remain competitive on industry trends and comply with industry regulations
  • Manage a team of Business Analysts and Software Engineers to deliver on budgeted projects
  • Devise and set strategy, manage multiple conflicting priorities, and own outcomes
  • Manage delivery across multiple initiatives
  • Manage and track budgets, vendor consultant staffing, and vendor relationships
  • Own all facets of talent management for this manager's team: recruiting, goal setting, career management, promotions, compensation, performance reviews, and hands-on mentoring
  • Partner with Project Managers, Technical, and QA Leads on estimates, statuses, issues, and risks
  • Partner with the Architecture Team to ensure track work is aligned with the strategic direction of the enterprise and current architecture standards
  • Partner with other IT teams ensure consistency design and comprehensive solutions
  • Stay current with the trading industry and technical trends to ensure applications, systems, and team are of highest caliber
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed, inquisitive, creative, intellectually curious
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail and time management skills
  • Experience managing people, the demands of multiple projects, and department initiatives
  • A unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and an ability to work with various internal teams to execute on that vision
  • Strong knowledge of order management systems (OMS), Trade Cost Analysis (TCA) practices, and Trading Analytics across all Asset Classes
  • Demonstrated analysis, design, and modeling skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of buyside trade order management workflows and processes
  • Software development and testing methodologies and their effective application
  • Experience in designing and delivering solid solutions relevant to complex business problems
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment supporting a business-critical production environment
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .

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