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Manager, Software Engineering, Trading



Software Engineering
Incline Village, NV, USA · New York, NY, USA · Reno, NV, USA
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023
<div> <img style="display:none;" src=";ev=PageView" width="1" height="1"> <div> <p>As a Manager of Software Engineering at Ridgeline, you’ll provide technical leadership to a teams of 4 - 8 engineers, developing high-quality, creative business applications in a fast-moving, progressive work environment. You’ll think outside the box and add your own vision, passion, and interests to the software development lifecycle. </p> <p>As a leader at Ridgeline and one of our first 400 employees, you will also help preserve our culture, and influence the trajectory of an ambitious tech startup. Our team aims to leave a legacy in an investment management industry primed for change.</p> <p><strong>Key Expectations</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <span style="font-weight:400;">Contribute business insight, design skills, and </span><span style="font-weight:400;">best practices</span><span style="font-weight:400;"> to a team where design, strategy, and engineering collaborate closely</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Be involved in the entire software development process, from requirements and design reviews through the implementation of a new product, understanding agile development methodologies </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Hands-on responsibility with the codeline, contributing to the codebase on a regular basis</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">An active participant in the peer and code review process</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Help engineers develop new skills and advance their career through coaching</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <span style="font-weight:400;">Engage in performance conversations and help</span><span style="font-weight:400;"> align business objectives and career goals</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Coach, mentor, and inspire teams of product engineers that are responsible for delivering high performing, secure enterprise applications</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Impact a developing tech stack based on modern front-end frameworks and cost-efficient utilization of AWS back-end services</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Think creatively, own problems, seek solutions, and communicate clearly along the way</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Contribute to a collaborative environment deeply rooted in learning, teaching, and transparency</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Build a diverse team while fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ensure close relationships in a multi-location organization, connecting our product and engineering teams</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Desired Skills and Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">3+ years in a software engineering management position or similar function, with a history of architecting and designing new products and technologies in the cloud</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience in designing, building and supporting Portfolio Management and Trading applications in the investment management industry</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Clear and crisp communicator</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">A degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related discipline</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to lead and influence both with and without authority</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and architectural patterns</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to focus on short-term deliverables while maintaining a big-picture perspective</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">An aptitude for problem-solving</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Serious interest in having fun at work</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Nice-to-Haves</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <span style="font-weight:400;">Experience designing and launching enterprise applications </span><span style="font-weight:400;">with agile development methodologies</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Understanding of building back-end infrastructure using AWS offerings such as Aurora, Lambda, and S3</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with investment management applications</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Background in design, economics, or business </span></li> </ul> </div> </div> <div> <p><strong>About Ridgeline</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is the industry cloud platform for investment management. It was founded in 2017 by visionary entrepreneur Dave Duffield (co-founder of both PeopleSoft and Workday) to address the unique technology challenges of an industry in need of new thinking. We are building a modern platform in the public cloud, purpose-built for the investment management industry to empower business like never before. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Headquartered in Lake Tahoe with offices in Reno, Manhattan, and the Bay Area, Ridgeline is proud to have built a fast-growing, people-first company that has been recognized by Fast Company as a “Best Workplace for Innovators,” by LinkedIn as a “Top U.S. Startup,” and by The Software Report as a “Top 100 Software Company.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is proud to be a community-minded, discrimination-free equal opportunity workplace.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline processes the information you submit in connection with your application in accordance with the </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">. Please review the Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement in full to understand our privacy practices and contact us with any questions.</span></p> <p><strong>Compensation and Benefits </strong></p> <p><strong>[For New York and California Based Only]</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">The cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $160,000-$180,000 </span><span style="font-weight:400;">for individuals based in New York and California. Final compensation amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amount listed above. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">As an employee at Ridgeline, you’ll have many opportunities for advancement in your career and can make a true impact on the product. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">In addition to the base salary, 100% of Ridgeline employees can participate in our Company Stock Plan subject to the applicable Stock Option Agreement. We also offer rich benefits that reflect the kind of organization we want to be: one in which our employees feel valued and are inspired to bring their best selves to work. These include unlimited vacation, educational and wellness reimbursements, and $0 cost employee insurance plans. Please check out our </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Careers page</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;"> for a more comprehensive overview of our perks and benefits.</span></p> </div>
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