Software Engineer, Operations

Tower Research Capital   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 179 days ago

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Software Engineer, Operations

Tower Research Capital, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a talented Software Engineer of Operations to join our Production Engineering team.

The Production Engineering division is responsible for providing innovative processes and tools for the operation of Tower’s high-frequency trading platforms.


  • Creating and expanding our in-house tools, and helping to develop an agile framework that adapts quickly to evolving requirements
  • Playing a key role in our projects to automate Tower’s production environment by developing innovating applications
  • Liaising with and supporting other technical teams
  • Building software to collect, analyze, and visualize large amounts of data
  • Identifying opportunities to use technology to solve tradinginfrastructure management challenges


  • At least 5 years of work experience in a Linux environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Fluency in at least one backend programming language (preferably Go or equivalent)
  • Experience contributing to large distributed applications
  • A background with HTTP servers, caching, and building web services
  • Exposure to systems and/or network automation, monitoring, and alerting
  • Knowledge of message queuing or distributed messaging frameworks (preferred)
  • Familiarity with time series data storage and analysis (preferred)
  • Web development or full stack experience (preferred)