Global Manager, Trading Systems


ID : 3470968

About Trailstone


Trailstone is a global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets, and we provide a best-in-class service to manage the inherent intermittency of renewable power generation across the short, medium and long term.

As an energy trader, we buy and sell electricity and gas which is physically delivered on the grids, and we leverage our physical market knowledge to trade financial commodities.

As a provider of renewable energy management services, we take on the complexity of managing renewable power across different countries so that our customers can focus on their core mission of investment and growth. Trailstone offers an efficient, fully automated front-to-back renewable power management platform underpinned by our long-standing market experience, proprietary technology, data analytics and meteorology.


About the role 


The Global Manager, Trading Systems is a leadership role in Trailstone. We are seeking a hands-on, senior high-performance trading systems expert to lead a core development team tasked with building our next-generation distributed, scalable, fault-tolerant, global, trading systems. You will be responsible for evolving our market trading systems strategy towards the frontier, incorporating modern practices. Additionally, you will be responsible for growing and leading a team with a diverse skillset. You are also expected to work alongside your team, we are all “player-coaches” at Trailstone.

You must have strong, hands-on technical expertise in a variety of technologies including C#, various JavaScript UI frameworks, SQL, AWS, Docker-based container architectures as well as the proven ability to develop robust, scalable solutions for our clients.


What will you do?

  • Solve real-world complex problems with effective and innovative technology solutions
  • Work closely with Portfolio Managers, Product Management, and technologists to develop effective solutions to address business drivers
  • Act as a player/coach hiring for and leading a team of software engineers as well as providing thought leadership and leading best practice solutions for the team.
  • Take lead in driving a culture of high quality, innovation, and incremental experimentation.
  • Provide strong thought leadership and set processes that lead to good implementation architecture.
  • Stay abreast of new technologies and spearhead coding best practices to ensure product quality and optimal performance and scalability
  • Lead a global team that develops streamlined, scalable, and efficient multi-asset trading and execution systems


What do you need?

  • Significant experience working in formal engineering environments and deep experience working on and leading complex real-time trading systems projects
  • Significant team management experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of C#, Python, and JavaScript UI frameworks
  • Expert level knowledge of SQL, including performance tuning for large datasets
  • Extensive experience in maintaining trading systems over long periods of time
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or a related technical field
  • Commodities, Fixed Income, or Equities Trading experience, a plus


We’re different, and we like it that way!

Here at Trailstone, we value our differences. In fact, our success depends upon them.

Differences in backgrounds, identities and experiences lead to differing views of the world.  Different world views lead to healthy differences in opinions. Different opinions are essential to creating a robust marketplace of ideas. And it is our ideas that will make Trailstone a market leader in energy innovation and disruption!

By our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Trailstone is creating value for our employees, our investors, and our communities.

So regardless of your gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, physical limitations, how you identify, how you pray, who you love, where you went to school, who you consider family, or how old you are… you can belong here!