Tower Research Capital LLC is a high-frequency trading and financial services fund started by Mark Gorton and John Martello in 1998.
In addition to Tower, Mark has launched a diverse constellation of companies and green advocacy organizations including LimeWire and OpenPlans. Prior to founding Tower, Mark worked as a fixed income proprietary trader at Credit Suisse First Boston. He began his career as an engineer at Martin Marietta, specializing in digital signal processing and speech recognition. Mark graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in electrical engineering and earned an M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Tower Research Capital is one of the oldest automated trading firms. Tower's internal trading teams are independent from one another, enjoying autonomy while accessing shared technology resources such as hardware, software, and connectivity as well as resources such as business management, legal, compliance, and risk management.
At the heart of operations is the core engineering team, which owns the architecture, implementation and optimization of the trading platform itself. This includes developing systems and tools to access market data, perform trend analysis, run trading simulations, order entry and management, real-time trade support, risk management and post-trade services.
Highest paying job titles at Tower Research Capital, LLC include Software Engineer, Principal Software Engineer, and Quantitative Research Analyst