C++ Algo Trading Developer

 •  Open Systems Technologies Great Neck, NY

Less than 5 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/12/17 by Radhika Arora
Less than 5 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/12/17 by Radhika Arora

Join a dynamic Algorithm development and support environment interfacing directly with clients.

Candidates must have a passion for learning and designing new technologies and methodologies quickly and employing them into deliverable solutions. 

Our Developers contribute to the full software cycle of design, development and support of new and existing software components.


The candidate will be responsible to implement generic and custom trading algorithms and proprietary algorithms for various assets classes.

  • Design and Development ofTradingStrategies/Algorithms
    • Interact with clients and in-house subject matters experts for the specification of Trading algorithms
    • Come up with designs those are not only high performance and latency sensitive but also as generic, scalable and customizable as possible
    • Implement the algorithms 
    • Suggest improvements in the existing strategy API’s in order to make strategies robust. 
    • Enhance and support back-testing framework.
    • Create documentation for new and existing components.
  • Product and Component Testing.
    • Perform developer testing for all software modifications.
    • Work with QA to expand regression test plans for software modifications.
  • Client Support.
    • Work closely with clients to keep them informed at all stages of the development life cycle, maintaining our best practices of client service.
    • Support client upgrades and new installations as well as troubleshooting issues.


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience acceptable.
  • Excellent C++ development skills are required.
  • Experience in a UNIX environment.
  • Knowledge or experience of trading algorithms like Pairs, Synthetic Spreads, Basket balancer or Market Making would be a big plus.
  • Experience with Big Data and/or TimeSeries databases will be useful
  • At least three years’ work experience in software development.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
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