Java Equity Trading Developer

$140K - $190K ($140K - $190K base + 10-15%)
Posted on 09/13/17 by Radhika Arora
5 - 7 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
$140K - $190K
($140K - $190K base + 10-15%)
Posted on 09/13/17 Radhika Arora

A leading financial services institution is seeking an exceptional and experienced Algorithmic TradingDeveloper. You will be responsible for developing, supporting and delivering state-of-the-art trading solutions


  • Hands-on design and development of a global equitytrading algorithm suite
  • Develop, maintain and enhance existing smart order routing strategies
  • Keep current with industry trends and incorporates emerging best practices.


  • BS/BA degree or higher in Mathematics, Engineering and/or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of design and development experience within an equitytrading desk’s algorithmic development group.
  • Proven track record in designing, developing and implementing sell-side trading algorithms such as VWAP, POV etc., as well as equitytrading market tactics.
  • Knowledge of lit and dark market micro-structure 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.
  • A strong aptitude for analytical and quantitative thinking.
  • Expert proficiency with computer technologies including Java, Linux, and OO Design.
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