Manager, Development and Operations

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/18
Confidential Company
Lenexa, KS
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/18

Job Description

As the leader of technology development and operations for the Regulatory department, the manager role requires broad and deep technologyexperience to formulate plans that ensure projects are well-executed, meet expectations and avoid major setbacks or rework.   The role involves effective cross-department collaboration and coordination.  Strong problem solving, data analysis, and software systems design skills are required.  Success in this role includes projecting and protecting a culture of technical excellence as well as demonstrating tenacity for comprehension and simplification. 

Duties include:

  • Developing visions toward holistic and comprehensive system designs for both technology and people.  Identifying resources and directing them in achieving department objectives.
  • Designing, coding, testing and implementing data processing, rules engine, database, and scripting surveillance applications
  • Agileproject management activities such as prioritization, scheduling, and controlling
  • Mentoring/guiding team members
  • Working as a team/project lead or individual team contributor or individual ownership role flexibly based on the project needs
  • Discovery and scoping activities like brainstorming, requirements solicitation, and workflow shadowing
  • Process development with feedback loops for continuous improvement to meet increasingly higher technical and functional requirements
  • Producing project documentation – roadmaps, reports, high-level charter, functional requirements, technical design and test documents
  • Researching or evaluating software/tools and alternate design techniques for new or existing system improvements
  • Participating in production 24/7 on-call support rotation


Experiencedesigning and developing technical solutions including large scale data processing.  Experience in mentoring, training and developing direct reports.  Experience in financial, trading, exchange, banking and/or related fields is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven experience with Python, Java or experience in anotherlanguage with a strong desire to learn Python
  • Linux or UNIX-like operating systems and knowledge of at least one scriptinglanguage
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in working on multiple projects concurrently
  • Preferredexperience: Hadoop and/or SQL; project management, presentation, document management, and collaboration tools


Bachelor’s Degreerequired; specialization in Computer Science or related field preferred.


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