The Role: Distinguished Engineer
The Team: The OSTTRA Technology team is composed of Capital Markets Technology professionals, who build, support and protect the applications that operate our network. The technology landscape includes high-performance, high-volume applications as well as compute intensive applications, leveraging contemporary microservices, cloud-based architectures
The Impact: Together, we build, support, protect and manage high-performance, resilient platforms that process more than 100 million messages a day. Our services are vital to automated trade processing around the globe, managing peak volumes and working with our customers and regulators to ensure the efficient settlement of trades and effective operation of global capital markets
What’s in it for you: We are seeking an accomplished and visionary Distinguished Engineer with expertise in Java and Post-Trade technologies to join our dynamic team. In this senior-level role, you will play a pivotal part in shaping and advancing our technical landscape, specifically focusing on post-trade systems. The successful candidate will bring extensive experience, strong leadership skills, and a proven track record in delivering innovative solutions within the financial industry.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a team based out of Gurgaon and to work with colleagues across multiple regions globally.
· Develop architectures and systems iteratively that stand the test of time.
· Serve as a point of escalation for teams dealing with highly complex technical challenges.
· Achieve measurable impact across various teams within the company.
· Expand influence across a wide spectrum.
Architecture and Design:
· Lead the design and architecture of sophisticated post-trade solutions, ensuring scalability, reliability, and optimal performance.
· Collaborate with fellow architects and engineers to formulate cohesive and efficient technical solutions.
· Drive the adoption of best practices and industry standards.
· Identify challenges and technical interdependencies, proposing effective solutions.
· Apply quantitative analysis to influence key business decisions.
· Collaborate with cross-functional teams to guide technical decisions aligned with business objectives.
· Provide strategic technical leadership for the development and enhancement of Java-based post-trade systems.
· Possess in-depth knowledge of distributed and event-driven design principles, along with cloud technologies.
Innovation and Technology Advancement:
· Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies related to post-trade processes.
· Lead research and development initiatives to introduce and integrate innovative solutions.
· Evaluate and recommend new technologies that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of post-trade systems.
Collaboration and Communication:
· Evangelize the successful adoption and use of tools and technologies.
· Lead discussions to promote collaboration across teams.
· Attend/Present at relevant events (e.g., conferences, user groups, meetups, webinars).
· Contribute written content about technology (e.g., blog posts, white papers).
· Develop and/or consult on internal training programs.
· Embody the Osttra values and exhibit humility in interactions with individuals.
· Work closely with product managers, project managers, and other stakeholders to align technical solutions with post-trade business requirements.
· Effectively communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
· Foster collaboration and establish positive working relationships with internal and external partners.
· Play a central role in decision-making for technical issues.
· Teach, mentor, grow, and advise other domain experts, individual contributors, and teams within the organization.
· Establish technology and organizational bridges to key organizational partners.
· Collaborate with key customers in assigned areas to address technical challenges.
· Exemplify Osttra values through code, reviews, communications, and processes (both following and setting).
What We’re Looking For:
If you are a seasoned Distinguished Engineer with a focus on Java and a strong background in post-trade technologies, we invite you to apply and contribute to the advancement of our technical capabilities in this critical domain.
Education and Experience:
· Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
· 8-10 Years of experience in engineering related hands-on role.
· Expertise in Java programming language and associated frameworks.
· In-depth knowledge of post-trade processes and technologies.
· Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
Leadership and Interpersonal Skills:
· Proven ability to lead and inspire technical teams.
· Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
· Strong decision-making and strategic thinking abilities.
Financial Industry Expertise:
· Previous experience working on post-trade systems within the financial sector is highly desirable.
· Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
The Location: Gurgaon, India
About Company Statement:
OSTTRA is a market leader in derivatives post-trade processing, bringing innovation, expertise, processes and networks together to solve the post-trade challenges of global financial markets. OSTTRA operates cross-asset post-trade processing networks, providing a proven suite of Credit Risk, Trade Workflow and Optimisation services. Together these solutions streamline post-trade workflows, enabling firms to connect to counterparties and utilities, manage credit risk, reduce operational risk and optimise processing to drive post-trade efficiencies.
OSTTRA was formed in 2021 through the combination of four businesses that have been at the heart of post trade evolution and innovation for the last 20+ years: MarkitServ, Traiana, TriOptima and Reset. These businesses have an exemplary track record of developing and supporting critical market infrastructure and bring together an established community of market participants comprising all trading relationships and paradigms, connected using powerful integration and transformation capabilities.