Title:  Infrastructure Engineer - Team Lead


New York, NY, US


Company Overview

Arcesium is a global financial technology firm that solves complex data-driven challenges faced by some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions. We constantly innovate our platform and capabilities to meet tomorrow’s challenges, anticipate the risks our clients encounter, and design advanced solutions to help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.   


Financial technology is a high-growth industry as change and innovation continue to disrupt the status-quo and prompt major transformation. Arcesium is at a particularly interesting time in our own growth as we look to leverage our successfully established market position and expand operations in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities. We value intellectual curiosity, proactive ownership, and collaboration with colleagues, and we empower you to meaningfully contribute from day one and accelerate your professional development.

Position Summary

Arcesium is looking for a highly motivated, resourceful, and hands-on Infrastructure Group Engineering Manager to join their USA Technology team. The successful candidate will manage 5-7 reports across multiple functional areas, make strategic individual contributions, and work as part of the global Infrastructure leadership team. They will spend 60% of their time on team management and 40% on technical contributions, including solution design, code review, and coding. This position requires a broad and deep knowledge of infrastructure and the ability to quickly learn new topics. The Infrastructure team is responsible for Access & Identity Management, Linux Compute, Discovery, Networking, Observability, SDLC, & Storage, built on AWS. The Infrastructure Engineering Manager will report to the Global Head of Infrastructure and collaborate with Infrastructure globally and in the larger global Technology organization. 


The Team
The Infrastructure team is responsible for multiple functional areas which include Access & Identity Management, Linux Compute, Discovery, Networking, Observability, SDLC, & Storage, built on top of AWS, which provide the foundation upon which our customer-facing financial technology platform builds and runs. Infrastructure is a high-impact engineering team that builds new services, automates systems, integrates cloud & open source software, and operates critical systems depending on the needs of the firm. Infrastructure is a global team with members in USA and India.


- Manage, inspire, and coordinate a team of engineers based in the USA as they tackle various projects within Infrastructure's functional areas listed above 
- Oversee highly technical projects from start to finish, making well-balanced technical decisions to ensure timely completion. This includes scoping out projects, delegating tasks to team members, conducting design reviews, code reviews, and change management to move towards quarterly and annual goals 
- Contribute to the team's objectives and keep team members on track by making impactful technical decisions and coding contributions in collaboration with local and global teams in areas such as Kubernetes, AWS, and Linux systems automation 
- Work with global Infrastructure team and other technical leads to achieve the team's overall objectives, including participating in the team's monthly planning process 
- Play a crucial role in delivering high-impact systems and critical changes that meet the needs of the business


- At least 8 years of experience in an infrastructure engineering role, with a minimum of 2 years of experience leading technical projects or managing a small team of people 
- A successful track record of delivering multiple production-critical systems and being focused on execution and delivery 
- The ability to make decisions that balance quality, risk management/acceptance, and timely delivery of projects 
- Experience in shipping and operating production systems 
- Strong academic background in computer science or a related major, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills 
- Strong proficiency in writing and reading systems-level and application Python and preferably other languages as well 


The expected annual base salary for this position is $220,000 - $270,000. Our compensation package includes variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, guaranteed in the first year of hire, cash and deferred sign-on bonuses, and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, and 401k contribution matching. 


The applicable annual base salary or hourly rate paid to a successful applicant will be determined based on multiple factors including without limitation the nature and extent of prior experience and educational background.

Arcesium and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City