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Cash Equities Analytics Developer
Ref No.: 18-05560
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 /Year
Cash Equities Analytics Developer
Full Time
Midtown, Manhattan


This role is an addition to the existing Client and Algo Analytics UI development team to implement new UI modules in the existing product suite. The existing product provides client level analytics for sales traders and Algo analytics for Electronic traders, The ideal candidate would have a strong development background with a passion to understand sales trading, automated trading. This is an entry level role for a person who would want to have a career in Sales Trading Analytics / Algorithmic Trading technology.



Description:
Our client is a leading provider of Trading services in Global equity markets. The service is used extensively by major global institutional clients as well as internal Program Trading / Cash trading desks. The Client Desks are largely data-driven and highly customized to meet client needs. Expansion in the client base and growing demands for enhanced quantitative trading solutions have led the equities business to further invest in the Data Analytics Technology.
This role is an addition to the existing Client and Algo Analytics UI development team to implement new UI modules in the existing product suite. The existing product provides client level analytics for sales traders and Algo analytics for Electronic traders, The ideal candidate would have a strong development background with a passion to understand sales trading, automated trading. This is an entry level role for a person who would want to have a career in Sales Trading Analytics / Algorithmic Trading technology.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Be part of the Global Equities UI Development team with a focus on US Equities. The existing application services sales traders and provides Algorithmic Trading monitoring front end.
  • Develop a functional and technical understanding of the existing UI suite which is developed in C# and Java.
  • Interface with business and quant team directly on projects to document, capture ideas.
  • UI and backend development (C#/Java) includes framework development where required
  • Agile development – TDD / Unit tests, Code Reviews.
  • Involve other teams (QA/Compliance/Middle Office/Support/) as and when required
  • Provide Level 2 support for production systems
Experience Required:  
  • 1-5 years hands-on development experience with the main responsibility of at least one core component
  • C# and/or Java development
  • Experience with trading systems is desired but not a must
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Maths