As our Tech Lead / CTO you will be part (and leading) of our development team, improving the Agga Capital technical infrastructure and building new features. You will make sure that our infrastructure remains up and healthy and that the trading team will get their ideas translated to our trade engine. Furthermore, you will be pushing development across the stack with our developers. You will be working together closely with the investment team to discuss new solutions and to translate these ideas to working products together with our junior developers.
Agga is still young and small company which requires a hands-on approach with lots of responsibilities across the board. Many of our solutions are built from the ground up and require creative thinking and lots of troubleshooting along the way. Next to creating these innovative systems it is crucial that the system is updated, secured and maintained.
The DevOps pipeline is under construction and you will have a major role in its design. You should have experience with applications and databases that have been deployed in production and working with Docker containers.
What challenges await you:
- Translate trading strategies of the trading team together with our developers
- Design, create, own, and maintain our systems, service deployments and algorithms.
- Continuously improve our infrastructure for better scalability, security, and fault tolerance
- Integrate DevOps methodology into development, deployment, and operations lifecycle
Who you are:
- Master in Computer Science (or experience that shows a decent or better equivalent)
- Proficiency configuring and deploying Docker containers
- Experience with cloud computing and production-stable systems
- Experience with shell scripting, or another scripting language
- Critical thinking and initiative: Hands-on, nothing-is-impossible mindset
- Mental athleticism: Highly analytical and curious intellect
- Superb communication: Ability to articulate technical problems and projects to all teams
- Pragmatic problem solving: You come to an issue armed with a solution
- For bonus points: Experience with algorithmic trading systems
Technologies we use
- Python, Bash, Go
- DigitalOcean (now), AWS (near-future), Docker, Terraform, Vault, Packer, Nomad, Consul
We are looking to hire a full-time member that is looking for someone that likes to build and look ahead. This exciting position offers many opportunities. We are a young hedge fund, which means that all the early team members are incredibly important to our success. We believe that nurturing talent and provide continuous support leads to success.
If you are interested in this role, please submit a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org