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VP of Engineering

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    $300,000 + Bonus + Equity

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    Sparsh Didwania

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    about 2 months ago

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We have partnered with an exciting Data FinTech that is hiring a highly motivated VP of Engineering who will be managing daily development cycle, including planning, scheduling and triaging of engineering tasks for majority of the software engineers.


  • Working with other engineers and CTO to implement and architect applications, especially those at the highest level of complexity.
  • Improving engineering workflows and standards, e.g. release cycle, bug management, feature triaging, decision-making, documentation quality, code style.
  • Setting engineering best practices and identifying new technologies with CTO.
  • Assisting with recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training of engineers.
  • Collaborating with executive leadership and CTO to translate organizational goals to engineering targets and make performance evaluations.
  • Collaborating with product team to synchronize product and engineering requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree and/or at least 7 years experience in software engineering or electronic trading.
  • Proficiency in at least three of the following languages: C, C++, Rust, Python.
  • Prior experience managing at least 3 engineers.
  • Experience implementing distributed applications.


  • Prior work at an electronic trading firm (quantitative hedge fund, market maker, proprietary trading) or high growth tech firm.
  • Clustered, multiprocess and/or multithreaded applications.
  • Prior work designing APIs or wire protocols.
  • User-space networking (Solarflare OpenOnload, ef_vi, TCPDirect) and low latency environments (Xilinx FPGA, Arista/Metamako, PTP timestamping).
  • Experience with line rate feed handlers or parsers for binary market data feeds.
  • Knowledge of modern web application architecture and web API design.
  • Knowledge of computer architecture (SIMD, cache hierarchy), Linux kernel (synchronization primitives, sendfile, O_DIRECT) and assembly (rdtscp).
  • Knowledge of source automation, build and CI/CD tools (GitLab CI, TeamCity).
  • Knowledge of containerized application deployment (k8s, Docker).
  • Exposure to large data sets on networked, distributed file systems.
  • Familiarity with OSI layers 4-7.

You can apply by:

Selecting the “Apply” button below or by contacting me directly.

As a Fintech market specialist, I am partnered with a myriad of large and small Fintech Companies across the country. If this role is of interest to you, or if you are interested in exploring other opportunities within the market, you are welcome to reach out directly to:

Sparsh Didwania, or (619) 332-6398