Algo Trading Developer - Quant Hedge Fund - 200k+
An Elite tech driven quant hedge fund in NYC is seeking a talented C++ software developer to design, develop and maintain algorithmic trading systems for equities, futures and other assets. You will join a small elite group of software developer on their algorithmic trading development team in which you will be working primarily in C++ and Python. The ideal candidate should have experience in developing highly scalable, distributed, real-time systems in C++ and Python on Unix/Linux.
This is a unique opportunity for an individual to gain close interaction with financial product experts, traders and quantitative analysts. The business logic is split between basic logic and mathematical models so the developers on this team are expected to exercise strong judgment logic and be extremely passionate about producing high quality code and mathematical models. RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, build and implement a low latency algorithmic trading platform including the trading strategies. Develop, maintain and enhance existing smart order routing strategies (trading tactics) within the company s smart order router platform. Regularly interact with other developers and business professionals to gain adequate business/finance knowledge. Develop high quality, innovative solutions in a strategic, pragmatic manner. REQUIREMENTS:
4+ years experience developing large scale, distributed systems in C++ on Linux or UNIX.
Python Scripting knowledge is a plus.
Passion for designing, building and implementing high performance applications
Strong communication and problem solving skills
Financial knowledge is a big plus but not a must have.