Director of Systems Operations

2 months ago
Job ID
Information Technology

Nasdaq Position Overview

Do you want to work with world leading technology for the financial industry? Do you want to work in a highly international environment? Do you want to lead a team which operates several (stock) exchanges throughout Europe and US? Then it’s a great opportunity for you to apply for the role as a Director of Systems Operations for one of NASDAQ’s Application Management teams in Stockholm.


Nasdaq, the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, is the world's largest exchange solution company providing top of the line trading and clearing technology. Our technology powers more than 85 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions across six continents.

If you are someone who enjoys working in a results-driven and high-performing multicultural company, and thrive in a creative and dynamic environment, this is the role for you.


About the team and role


As a Director of Systems Operations you will lead a team that is responsible for operating exchange systems and are deeply involved in internal and external projects. You will be responsible and accountable for managing and developing the team, setting direction and deploying resources on varying projects, participating in organization-wide projects, while providing guidance and expertise on an as needed basis.  As a manager you are required to understand how other business units operates, how their goals align with organizational goals and have budget and profit/loss responsibility.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Building, managing, and providing leadership to a team of professional staff
  • Setting priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinating work activities with other supervisors and managers. 
  • Collaborating with other levels of management and other departments to create and maintain efficient work processes. 
  • Collaborating with other levels of management, departments, and clients regarding requests. 
  • Ensuring timely, accurate and complete reporting to appropriate parties regarding the team’s operations. 
  • Evaluating current business processes and systems, ensuring cost-savings and risk control.
  • Motivating, developing, recruiting and retaining employees while rewarding and cultivating a culture of high performing teams

Education, Professional accomplishments, and Certifications

You have a degree in Engineering, Technology or Computer Science discipline possible combined with 5-6 years of work experience in relevant discipline.

Skills, Requirements and Competencies


Prior project management and/or line management experience is required. Experience in software development and testing methodology is a merit.

You are fluent in English and Swedish, both written and spoken.


On a personal level, you have good social skills and like to interact with customers, both internally and externally.

We offer an opportunity to develop in the Financial technology domain at the same time as utilizing your extensive knowledge and passion as well as work within a fast pace organization where you have the ability to really make a difference.

This is a permanent full time position located in Stockholm. Desired start date is as soon as possible. As the selection and interview process is ongoing, please submit your application in English as soon as possible.



Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.


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