VP - Software Development Lead

Chicago, IL 60606

Category: .NET, Management Job Number: 19336

Job Description

Our client is seeking a seasoned hands-on Development Team Lead to join the Information Technology group in a highly visible leadership role overseeing a team responsible for implementing the data and analytics engines that feed the firm’s reporting and portfolio monitoring systems. The ideal candidate would have a strong background as a system architect, a firm understanding of financial markets, and experience implementing performant systems. The Manager will lead a small team of resources and play an active role in designing, developing, and implementing new software solutions.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to strategic technology decisions to support the firm’s business vision

  • Partner with department heads to define priorities and deliver customized solutions

  • Work collaboratively with other technology leaders to ensure planned initiatives are aligned with stated business objectives

  • Oversee analysis and execution of critical projects using robust project management methods to establish governance and help identify and mitigate unforeseen risks



We seek an individual who is self-motivated, demonstrates creative thinking and has the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required

  • Substantial experience managing application technology in financial services institutions, preferably at an alternative asset manager

  • Prior experience with fund accounting concepts and systems

  • 10+ years of experience as a hands-on software developer

  • Strong proficiency with.NET C# and SQL Server

  • Knowledge of the following technologies is a strong plus: RESTful Web Services and JSON

  • Proven experience leading teams and projects to successful completion

  • Strong project management skills: ability to work under pressure and multitask.

  • Exceptional attention to detail, highly organized and able to prioritize, and meet deadlines

  • Strategic thinker who strives to deliver results and provide exceptional end-user experience





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Kelly Hallgren

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