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Trading Platform Developer

Who We Are:

Our client is a proprietary trading firm, which means no outside investors or third party funds, and we trade for our own account in markets around the world. Their trading is diverse—across asset classes and instruments, using internally created models and systems—and it’s this diversification that sets us apart.  The team has grown to more than 700 exceptional people in six cities around the world, we have the spirit of a start-up and a constant focus on results.

We are helping this trading firm find exceptional Software Engineers with an expertise in Java to join a team of highly talented technologists tasked with building a proprietary options trading platform. Your role will focus on all areas of software engineering, including design, development, implementation, testing, and post-trade analysis while using the latest technologies and low latency techniques.

To qualify for this role, you:

  • have 2+ years experience using Java on Linux in the trading industry, or a similarly demanding field.
  • have 2+ years experience developing options trading software
  • can demonstrate expertise in network and concurrent programming involving low latency and high message rates
  • can demonstrate expertise in JVM selection and performance tuning
  • can demonstrate expertise in data analysis
  • can operate in multiple language domains, including Java, C++, and Python
  • have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • have a BS in Computer Science or a related field from a top university

Bonus points if you have:

  • experience with complex systems or distributed programming
  • experience with UI/UX design and development in .NET or JavaScript
  • contributed to open source projects in a challenging field
  • have a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction
  • a demonstrated interest in keeping up with new developments in programming languages and other relevant technologies.
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