Engineering Team Lead
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Engineering Team Lead
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Billions of dollars worth of trading volume are transacted through OANDA’s platforms every day.

Founded in 1996, we became the first company to share exchange rate information on the internet free of charge. In 2001 we launched a trading platform that helped pioneer the development of online-based trading around the world, enabling forex and CFD investors the ability to trade the financial markets.


We’re looking for a team lead with experience of building services and APIs used by front end clients across web and mobile. You’ll be joining an engineering team tasked with developing the next generation OANDA trading platform to support our clients in trading the financial markets with confidence and convenience.


  • Inspire, guide, mentor a talented and eager team of engineers to ensure they grow and excel in their role.
  • Focus on delivery and ensuring top-priority projects are completed on-time and of the highest quality.
  • Ensure high product quality through code reviews and automated tests to increase confidence in releases
  • Be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the health of trading services running in production (incidents, bugs, performance, etc)
  • Work closely with the product manager and other engineering teams to develop iterations to the platform


  • 5 plus years of post-graduate working experience in a software engineering role
  • Previous experience in a team lead/dev lead role
  • Solid knowledge of software engineering best practices and design patterns
  • Experience with Java and Python, along with on-prem RHEL and cloud infrastructure
  • Thirst for knowledge, hunger to learn, and willingness to take on new challenges
  • Positive attitude, desire to collaborate, and the ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Flexibility in responding to shifting priorities
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery pipelines
  • Highly organized, with good written and oral communication skills in English


OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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