Senior Java Developer - Electronic Trading

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY and 2 other locations

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

$160K - $200K
Posted on 10/13/17 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
New York, NY
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
$160K - $200K
Posted on 10/13/17 Radhika Arora

Our client is a leading American international banking and financial services holding company offering banking, mortgage, insurance and financial services. 

They are looking for a talented Java Developer to join their trading software development group within one of their core offices in New York, New Jersey or North Carolina.

The successful candidate will show a proven background in developing enterprise applications dealing with electronic communication networks (ECNs) and Exchanges in electronic trading.


  • This is a hands-on development role in the exchange and ECN team.
  • Develop and stress test high performing ECN/Exchange gateways, integrated to the electronic trading stack.
  • Handling high speed market data, order routing, and Trades from multiple trading venues and broker-dealers.
  • Delve into infrastructure tuning for a high-end trading application platform.
  • Conduct code reviews
  • Suggest and implement process improvements


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • An excellent and demonstrable expertise in Java EE (10 years), developing applications for the electronic trading space.
  • Experience with high-speed ECN/Exchange connectivity
  • Familiarity with FIX Protocols
  • It is an advantage to have Fixed Income, FX and/or Equities experience
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • A high-level ability to detect and resolve performance bottlenecks.
  • Knowledge of otherlanguages is a plus, particularly C++, C# and Python
  • Prior experience in building high throughput, low latency electronic trading systems.
  • Having experience in the trade lifecycle, electronic trading/algorithmic trading segments is an advantage

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