Director of Front Office Technology

Updated on 5/17/2024

Belvedere Trading

Belvedere Trading

201-500 employees

Proprietary trading firm leveraging technology



Chicago, IL, USA

  • 10+ years of experience working on high frequency trading systems
  • 5+ years in a leadership role with experience building and leading multiple teams
  • Passion for developing talent and empowering others to reach their full potential
  • Proven knowledge of modern trading systems, including market and reference data, algorithmic trading and market-making, mass-quoting, safety controls, order management, alpha signal generation, simulation, trade matching and reconciliation
  • Strategic thinking and proven project management skills
  • Lead, manage and hold accountable technical teams
  • Foster a culture of innovation and excellence while promoting continuous learning and development of best practices in trading technology
  • Guide Team Leads through quarterly and annual project planning that advances the technical capabilities of their respective groups
  • Assess current and future business needs and match them up with existing technical capabilities
  • Participate in recruiting initiatives to ensure teams are balanced and resourced effectively
  • Identify key technical investments needed and come up with a roadmap that balances the organization's tactical and strategic goals
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards in the development and deployment of trading technology software
  • Help define trading technology architecture and roadmap
  • Work closely with key stakeholders in trading
  • Identify and develop talent
  • Drive the culture of continuous learning and knowledge sharing
  • Drive reusable and metric-based software development approach, emphasizing identification and development of common patterns and building blocks
  • Lead by example, creating quality prototypes and contributing to production code base

Belvedere Trading, LLC

Company Stage


Total Funding



Chicago, Illinois



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical coverage

Life Insurance

Complimentary access to a full gym in the building

Time off

Parental leave


Continuing education

Transit benefit program

Relocation reimbursement