Fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated Application Manager with demonstrated experience managing and leading software development efforts for our securities trading system client. What You'll Do: Manage software development efforts to the project plans and collaborate with the Project Management Office regarding project tracking and control. Work together with various teams to assess and evaluate business requirements for the purposes of facilitating the translation into software. Drive the project planning process to manage software deliverables. Manage staff adherence to the SDLC and Quality Assurance processes. Manage software releases in accordance with established release management and work order work flows. Work closely with the software development management team to maintain the integrity of the trading system software architecture framework, the messaging infrastructure and the logical transaction domain structure and boundaries. Work closely with the Quality Assurance and Use Case development teams to effectively facilitate and manage the testing process. Leverage technical subject matter expertise as a key decision maker in: Tactical planning decisions. Software design. Establishing Failure/Recovery paradigms. Participate in the system performance analysis and tuning efforts. Provide level 3 production support. Participate as a member of Requirements Committee and Crisis Management Team. What You'll Bring: 3+ years of experience in managing development teams. 3+ years of demonstrated experience in delivering software solutions, preferably in a trading systems environment for Brokerage Firm, an Exchange. Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT/Computer Science. Must have experience managing software development teams in a mission critical environment, preferably brokerage front ends and/or trading systems. Strong track record of delivering production quality software required. Must have full software development life cycle experience. Excellent software design skills and knowledge of advanced data structures required. Strong knowledge of the logical business domain in Options, Equities or Future trading preferable. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment. Functional knowledge of FIX, OPRA, CTA or UTP protocols a big plus. Solid knowledge of object oriented programming concepts a plus. Knowledge of communication protocols such as TCP, UDP and multicast a plus. Working understanding of the following tool sets a plus: WIKI, JIRA, git, Jenkins, Valgrind, CPPCheck, FishEye and Crucible.