Tech Lead – Commodities


New York City NY


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Job ID: EB-3207367342
Category: Commodities Technology & Trading
Location: New York City, NY

Commodities Fund – NYC – Tech Lead – Commodities opportunity in front office trading team


  • University degree with top grades
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or like fields of study
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a programmer/developer
  • Preferred: Minimum 3 years of professional experience within the IT Department of a trading and sales business in the Commodities Services Industry (Energy preferred)


  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Python. Any other modern OOP language will be considered.
  • Understanding of ETRM/CTRM Systems
  • Knowledge of US Energy markets specifically power and natural gas businesses
  • Knowledge of commodity lifecycles
  • Experience with exchange trading systems
  • Experience with ICE trading and eConfirm systems
  • Object Database knowledge for instance Mongo DB
  • Relational Database knowledge for instance Postgres, SQL Server
  • AWS or any cloud infrastructure experience a plus
  • GIT for source code management


  • Languages: English
  • Communication skills to be able to act as a bridge between Traders, Quants and Tech
  • Able to understand the needs of various functions such as Trading, Origination, Quant, Legal
  • Strong analytical skills for fast problem solving, innovative and solution focused
  • Ability to anticipate potential risks and identify control gaps, along with proposing solutions to eliminate such risks


  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of software solutions for growing business
    • Front, middle, and back office technological ETRM needs
  • Develop, extend, and support all technical aspects of Beacon ETRM. Subsystems, including:
    • Invoicing
    • Market data analytics and monitoring tool suite
    • Real time risk monitor
    • Confirms (Paper and eConfirm)
    • Inventory management
    • Var systems
    • Maintenance of third-party data
    • User account management
    • EOD batch process
    • Unit tests
    • Amazon Web Services account
    • Deal life-cycling
    • Reconciliation processes to ensure system data integrity
  • Manage, support, and enhance interfaces with 3rd party systems including:
    • Automated feeds from exchanges
    • Risk and credit systems of Swiss parent
    • Power scheduling with third party scheduling systems and ISOs:
    • Regulatory Reporting Systems
    • Trade compliance monitoring system

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