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Director of Engineering



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Join Composer, the Future of Automated Trading!
Composer is a dynamic fintech startup committed to revolutionizing the automated trading industry, leveraging the power of AI. We believe in empowering individuals with sophisticated, yet user-friendly trading tools, creating an inclusive financial ecosystem. As we embark on our exciting journey, we are looking for passionate, innovative minds to lead our engineering teams into a groundbreaking future. If you are driven by technology's potential to transform the financial world, we invite you to be a part of our mission.
About the Team & Role:
The Engineering team at Composer is at the forefront of developing our automated trading platform. This platform integrates complex trading algorithms with a user-friendly interface, making advanced trading strategies accessible to a broader audience. As a director of engineering, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping our product's future. You'll lead a team of skilled engineers in building scalable, reliable systems, ensuring our platform remains at the cutting edge of trading technology.
- Lead and mentor a team of talented engineers, fostering an environment of innovation and excellence.
- Oversee the development and implementation of high-performance trading systems, ensuring they meet our rigorous standards for speed, accuracy, and reliability.
- Prioritize a multitude of requests for the engineering team, taking into account resource constraints and business objectives.
- Collaborate with product, marketing and compliance to align engineering projects with company objectives and customer needs.
- Maximize the velocity of the team while maintaining a high quality bar.
What We're Looking For:
- A seasoned engineering leader with experience managing teams in fast paced startups. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of engineering experience and at least 2+ years in a management role.
- Thrives in a fast-paced, startup environment. You like bringing order to chaos and have excellent prioritization and organizational skills.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You're a great collaborator, fostering healthy team dynamics and cross-functional partnerships.
- Experience with modern programming languages and frameworks.
Bonus Points:
- Interest in functional programming
What's it like to work at Composer?
- We believe diverse perspectives are necessary if we aim to disrupt finance. To that end, we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome a wide array of backgrounds, experiences, and abilities. Learn more about our values!
- We believe the simplest solution is most likely the best one
- We encourage self-improvement and learning new skills
- We are venture-backed by top investors, including First Round Capital and Left Lane Capital
- We offer competitive salary and generous equity
- Our engineering team is fully remote
Join us at Composer and be a part of shaping the future of automated trading!