SESCO is searching for a CTO / Head of Engineering (CTO) to join our proprietary energy trading firm. As a key member of our executive leadership team, you will be responsible for driving our technology and software development, leading our software development efforts, and managing the direction of our internal platforms and products.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
Maintaining an appropriate level of discipline, structure, process, and maturity within the technology organization
Managing, mentoring, coaching, and growing our technical team with a focus on scale, efficiency, and accountability
Maintain close involvement with technical decision-making, spending up to 50% of your time programming
Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices
Understanding our organization's operations and effectively communicating technical priorities
Collaborating with and leading our software development team
We are looking for candidates with a depth of both technical and leadership experience. You should have a high sense of self-accountability, and the ability to set priorities under changing conditions.
If you are passionate about working on cutting-edge technology in the energy trading space and have a track record of success as a technical leader, we would love to hear from you.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
A degree in computer science or engineering
5 to 10 years of programming experience
Depth of experience in computer programming and building systems to process, visualize and manage complex data sets.
Experience developing and managing database systems with disparate, heterogenous, and complex data sources.
Experience managing a team of software engineers
Familiarity with financial markets or prior experience in the energy markets (preferred but not required)
Expertise in Python and it’s ecosystem.
Demonstrated competency in discrete math and probability in order to build and support trading and analytical software
Experience working in startup or other highly autonomous environment.
The ability to relocate and a desire to work in the office 5 days a week in support of the collaborative nature of our work and interactive engagement with the rest of the firm.
SESCO Enterprises is a FERC-registered Power Marketer with offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. We engage in the proprietary trading of short-term, liquid electricity products in the U.S. wholesale electricity markets. Additionally, SESCO trades electricity and other energy future products in CFTC-regulated futures markets. Since inception in 2002 SESCO has enjoyed strong year-over-year financial performance. SESCO plans to leverage this solid foundation and experience to extend its successful track-record and advance the new company vision founded on innovation, continuous improvement, and organizational excellence.