Team Lead - Investment Products



Company Overview

OANDA is a U.S-based fintech company with offices in Toronto, NY, Gurgaon, Tokyo, Singapore, London, Sydney, San Francisco. OANDA is a global leading platform for online trading, provides best-in-class FX payments & settlements services to corporates and institutions, and provides automated data feeds to top audit firms and companies worldwide. 

Role Summary

Reporting to Director of Product Development, the tech lead is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of software related to Investment Products business. Investment Products will provide end clients a platform to manage their financial investments. These are investments across various asset classes in global markets. The Teach Lead will set the technical direction for the development team and make sure that everyone understands and follows major technical decisions. Additionally, the lead with help structure work for the team and mentor them on best practices.

Specific Duties

  • Work with business to understand requirements and propose software designs to support short term and long-term goals
  • Translate software design into deliverables for respective team members including self
  • Track progress of deliverables and work with team members to resolve issues related to timely and quality delivery of projects
  • Work with business to establish software performance metrics and monitor them against expectation
  • Act as primary contact for interaction with other engineering teams where cross team dependencies exist
  • Work with operations team to design the operational architecture and setup processes needed for build and deployment
  • Troubleshoot and fix production issues that are escalated to the team
  • Manage vendor deliverables required for key user interface components
  • Remain up to date on new technologies and propose changes to support various technical and business metric
  • Remain up to date on new products needed for supporting investment products and propose changes to support various technical and business metric
  • Act as technical mentor for investment products engineering team
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Skills & Qualification : 

  • Tier 1 college engineering education with 7+ years of total work experience, computer science major preferred
  • 5+ years of code development background (C++ preferred) 
  • 2+ years of experience in software architecture or software design
  • 2+ years of experience in leading development for a product or critical product feature
  • 2 + years of experience in leading or mentoring a team
  • Solid analytical, quantitative, verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude, flexible nature, thriving in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Knowledge seeker who is constantly upgrading their skills in terms of technology trends and state of the art computing
  • A highly detailed individual with the ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects