Rates Technology Architect - Executive Director

  • Excellent
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MC Partners
  • 24 Oct 17 2017-10-24

One of the world’s biggest Investment Banks is looking for an Executive Director to join Macro Front Office Technology as an Architect. This team supports the Global Sales, Trading, eCommerce and Research functions across FX, Rates and Commodities. This role will be dedicated to the Rates business where you will work with Senior business and Technology stakeholders to lay out the road map for the Rates Business

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with business partners to define target state business architecture.
  • Identify major trends that impact the Rates business, identify technology impact and steer the organization to anticipate these issues
  • Take the architecture lead in responding to major initiatives impacting the trading business (everything from Regulatory initiatives to new business initiatives)
  • Drive architectural governance for Rates through early engagement and interaction with engineers and projects
  • Drive the maturity of solution design within the domain. This includes training or coaching engineers in solution design.

They are looking for either 2 types of profiles

  1. Someone with a proven track record as an Architect within Global Markets


  1. A strong Software Engineer within Rates who is keen to move into an Architecture role

Other qualifications:

  • At least a degree in Computer Science, Maths, Engineering or Physics
  • A deep understanding in one of the following; Pricing, Execution, Connectivity, Trade and Risk Management
  • Experience in any Global Market products
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to work and influence across teams

Interested candidates please contact Jade Wright on j.wright@mcpartners.co.uk