C# Equities Derivatives Team Lead

IT & Technology
Canary Wharf
C# Team lead

Our client a large brokerage firm is looking to hire a C# Team Lead with a solid experience in equities derivatives. The technology group supports equities desks across their many entities.  The voice brokerage technology platform for capturing orders and trades has a global footprint and the development lead they are hiring for would be supporting the business across those different brands and regions.

We are looking for a lead who would galvanise the team, lead by example and set the right standards for others to follow.

Key responsibilities: -

  • Lead the development group in enhancing and maintaining the existing Front/Middle office platforms in C#, WPF, JavaScript
  • Co-ordinate development work across Back End, Front End and DB.
  • Be a point of reference for the development group and take ownership of the system.
  • Be a point of escalation for business managers and users of the system.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the development life cycle process and provide ETAs to the PM/business.
  • Values documentation and co-ordinates knowledge share.
  • Perform and support production releases in line with CAB policies.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and capture feedback.
  • Support all members of the team and encourage a collaborative environment.
  • Mentor and support junior members of the team.
  • 3rd line production support




  • 5 years + C# .Net Core
  • WPF, Javascript
  • OS - Windows server, Linux
  • Automation – GIT Labs CI/CD pipelines, 
  • SQL Server
  • Docker


  • React, Typescript,
  • JavaScript Ext Js, ASP.Net, UI Testing Cypress
  • Team City, Octopus, Portainer
  • Hosting – Azure, Nginx

Process Tooling – Agile, Scrum, TDD, Confluence, JIRA

Security – SSL, OpenID, OAuth2

Methodologies – Coding – OO, SOLID

Architecture – SPA, MVC, REST, SOA


Business Knowledge

Desirable - Experience of software development in a financial services environment, related to trade lifecycle of Equity Derivatives.


Personal Attributes

  • Pro-active in making technology and design choices
  • Ownership of full delivery scope
  • Confident in their ability, willing to challenge the status quo
  • Good communicator, able to present ideas and solutions to a wide audience
  • Ability to identify opportunities to improve the development process or technical design
  • Track record of delivery in high pressure environments

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