Sr. Algorithmic Trading Developer


New York, NY

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting


5 - 7 years

Posted 230 days ago

  by    Radhika Arora

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Our client is a major international bank, offering services across personal, corporate and investment banking. They are currently looking for a high-level C++/Java Developer to add to their Electronic Trading team in a VP role.

The Electronic Trading group is responsible for handling algorithmic trading and smart routing orders routed onto the platform.

The team supports the Electronic Trading business segment and smart order routing, DMA, and intelligent order controls. This is a key development role in the strategic smart routing and algorithmic tradingtechnology stack.

Project Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design and development (as part of team) working on our new strategic smart order router and algorithmic trading platform
  • Add new functionality, work with the product team, and provide support on the existing platform
  • Help to bridge market access between the strategic teams and the Electronic Trading business and tech teams

Role Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop industrial-level high-quality, low-latency smart order routing and algorithmic trading frameworks and business logic code
  • Investigate production issues and work with stakeholders to clarify requirements


  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other analytical field
  • 6+ years of Java/C++ and/or programming experience
  • 6+ years experience working in high volume, real-time platforms such as algorithmic trading, automated market making, connectivity or market data ticker plants
  • 5+ years experience in financial market with knowledge of Equities market microstructure
  • Experience in developing high-performance low-latency code
  • Equities market structure knowledge
  • Strong business-level influence and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to lead teams on a project basis
  • Operational knowledge to work with the quant teams
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, time critical team environment
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, technical, troubleshooting, and research skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, time critical team environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated; demonstrate problem solving, solution-focused attitude
  • Strong ownership focus
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Strong Java skills
  • Strong work ethic and adherence to SDLC best practices
  • Ability to work within a large enterprise cooperatively, to deliver to a specific business desire while enhancing the corporate environment as a whole

$130K - $170K