Software Team Lead / CTO

Cambridge, MA · Job # 7533BK

Our clientis seeking an intelligent and highly-motivated software team lead to work in an intellectually stimulating, fast-paced, startup environment. They need a lead architect to be responsible for managing a software development team as well as the overall software infrastructure of the firm. 


  • Design, Code, Lead, Mentor 


  • Strong design skills

  • Proven ability to manage teams of developers

  • Ability to react efficiently to short deadlines

  • Comfortable learning new languages and environments

  • Experience taking ownership of mission-critical systems

  • Understanding of statistics and computational finance (or at least an interest)

  • Enthusiasm for technology and automation

  • Desire to help colleagues

  • Ability to listen to team members with understand their technical goals

  • Ability to evaluate 3rd party software

  • Desire to be hands on with code review as well as with personal coding projects

  • Willingness to work with and learn technologies such as: C#, SQL, Excel/VBA, F#, LISP, STATA, MATLAB, R, Python, Perl (the use of other tools is encouraged as well)

  • Strong aptitude for problem-solving and idea-generation

  • Interest in a broad range of development and technical areas

  • Comfortable asking questions and challenging ideas in an open forum

  • Detail-oriented

  • Intellectually curious – eager to learn and acquire new skills, both technically and otherwise

  • Ability to multi-task; flexibility in managing both simple tasks and highly complex problems

  • Proven track record of building value-adding programs from the ground up

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