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Algorithmic Trading Developer
Ref No.: 16-00042
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/15/2018

Our client is a global financial services leader undergoing tremendous growth.  They have a unique opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join an agile team delivering client-facing, high-availability low-latency trading algorithms. This person is responsible for product development and support.

  • Hands-on design and development of global equity trading algorithm suite including the trading strategies, low latency order management, order handling interfaces, rules engines, messaging layers and other frameworks and utility services
  • Develop innovative solutions in a strategic, practical way.
  • Keep current with industry trends and incorporates emerging best practices into everyday work.
  • Proven track record designing, developing and implementing sell-side trading algorithms such as VWAP, POV etc., as well as equity trading market tactics.
  • The ideal candidate has had 5+ years of design and development experience within an equity trading desk's algorithmic development group.
  • Knowledge of financial markets and regulatory matters (Reg NMS, ISO orders, dark pools, liquidity finding, venue heat maps, historical profile, etc.) in the US and/or other global markets.
  • Extensive knowledge of real-time algorithmic trading systems.
  • Expert proficiency with computer technologies including Java, Linux, and OO Design.
  • Strong multithreaded and network programming experience.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels. Excellent listening, written, analytical, strategic and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated development skills in a collaborative, team oriented style.
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Preferred Skills
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies.
  • Experience with low latency messaging products, such as Solace and 29West.
  • Knowledge of event-driven (pub/sub) programming models.
  • Google Protocol Buffers.