Software Engineering Manager - Advisory at Apex Fintech Solutions (Austin, TX)

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Apex Fintech Solutions (AFS) powers innovation and the future of digital wealth management by processing millions of transactions daily, to simplify, automate, and facilitate access to financial markets for all. Our robust suite of fintech solutions enables us to support clients such as Stash, Betterment, SoFi, and WeBull, and more than 20 million of our clients' customers.
Collectively, AFS creates an environment in which companies with the biggest ideas in fintech are empowered to change the world. We are based in Dallas, TX and also have offices in Austin, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, and Belfast.
If you are seeking a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment where you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, and you have the guts to change everything, this is the place for you.
AFS has received a number of prestigious industry awards, including:
  • 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Wealth Management Company - presented by Fintech Breakthrough Awards
  • 2021 Most Innovative Companies - presented by Fast Company
  • 2021 Best API & Best Trading Technology - presented by Global Fintech Awards

We're seeking an innovative, passionate, and forward-thinking individual to join us as a Software Engineering Manager - Advisory. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced team with the urgency of a startup and expertise of an established organization and impact our overall engineering strategy. This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast-paced environment, has a strong technical background and has a customer/product mindset.
You'll be responsible for:
  • Manage a local team of engineers and managing an efficient team delivery process that delivers roadmap features whilst balancing investment into technical infrastructure
  • Build relationships with and collaborate with product managers, customers, other engineering managers, internal and external partners
  • Contribute to strategic direction - planning the product roadmap, escalating any issues, and actioning feedback to ensure success
  • Be accountable for the technical output of the team
  • Coach and develop software engineers by setting performance expectations, performance reviews, promotions, career planning
  • Act as an ambassador both internally and externally and actively be involved in recruiting

What you need to succeed:
  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other demanding engineering degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in Capital Markets preferably with Quantitative background
  • Strong technical credentials, with at least 2-4 years' experience managing software development teams, ideally with some hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
  • Technical hands-on coding background, preferably with Javascript and popular front-end frameworks such as React (preferred) or Angular; experience working with REST-based and GraphQL-based APIs, Node.js; experience with Java or Go is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including executives and non-technical leaders
  • Experience working with and leading a team in an agile environment
  • Familiarity with test-driven development and best practices
  • Highly self-motivated with strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn and improve on existing approaches
  • Previous experience in a managerial role, building/growing a technical team
  • Strong knowledge and experience of SDLC methodologies
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2010 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

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What are Apex Fintech Solutions Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Apex's 401(k) retirement plan match 50% of an employee's contributions up to the first 6% of their eligible compensation.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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