Engineering Manager - Order Execution
6d ago

Wealthsimple is a financial services company on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom by providing products and advice that are accessible and affordable.

Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost.

With over 1 million people using Wealthsimple products, we are the market leader in Canada, and we’re fast growing in the US and UK.

Our team is working together to build one of the most innovative fintech companies in the world and we're looking for talented people who want to help us move fast, ship often and make a huge impact.

Join us on our mission to make financial services simple and affordable for everyone! Read our Culture Manual to learn more about us and how we work.

Engineering Wealthsimple Wealthsimple has several engineering teams ranging from product focused to back office and our teams build and manage the software that powers our services.

We do this using a microservice architecture and an agile approach, focused on short iterations and rigorous automated testing, deploying our code over 100 times a day.

We maximize our productivity by building high-performing teams and giving them autonomy to deliver results, working very closely with product management, design and operations to make sure that our work delivers maximum benefit for our clients.

Order Execution Team The Order Execution team is a specialized team responsible for building technology solutions that support our trading operations.

In general, our Core teams work with large amounts of transactional data, have an emphasis on backend API creation, maintenance and enhancement, and offer the opportunity for creating and scaling automation tooling.

We are also transitioning from a monolithic implementation to constellation of micro-services and this is the ideal time to leave your mark if you want to contribute to the design of such a system.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to :

  • Support Canada’s first and only no-fee trading platform (WS Trade)
  • Work with a strong team at the centre of our client value proposition
  • Play a key role in our Trading and Securities Management domain
  • Put your knowledge and expertise to work as you help shape the future of the team and our architecture and software
  • We're looking for someone who :

  • Believes that simple is better
  • Loves to tackle and solve complex problems on a regular basis
  • Takes ownership and pride in working on projects to successful completion
  • Is able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort
  • Has high standards and holds yourself and others accountable
  • Is able to teach and learn from your team. We value making each other successful!
  • Believes that debate, inclusivity and transparency result in better products
  • Loves to dive deep into the data, tools and languages you use
  • Understands distributed systems and scale, but is also pragmatic
  • Skills we’re looking for :

  • Experience managing software development teams coupled with a passion for mentoring and coaching
  • Extensive experience with Java / Kotlin and / or C#
  • Experience designing robust APIs
  • Experience working with Trading Order Management Systems / Execution Platforms or with brokerage technologies
  • Extensive FIX knowledge
  • Experience building and / or working with trading systems (IRESS, Fidessa, EMSX, etc) and working with investment dealer back office systems
  • Effective communication skills and a drive to work collaboratively across teams
  • Experience with databases (SQL and NoSQL), Ruby on Rails or other object-oriented languages is a plus
  • Some experience with micro-services and distributed systems
  • At Wealthsimple, we embrace difference. We believe that getting to the best outcomes requires diverse perspectives and backgrounds.

    We create space where all voices can be heard so that we can all do our life's best work. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas.

    We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

    Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.

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