My client is a Global Leading Investment Bank that has maintained outstanding levels of profits and performance. The firms group which currently focuses on trading US equity has been enjoying great profits and aggressive expansion plans, and thus, they are now looking to hire a senior level high frequency trading C++ developer to join the Algorithmic Trading team in the New York office. The successful candidate will work within a team of technologists/traders and take a key role in designing and developing the HFT platform, working closely with traders to implement and execute strategies. The role requires a strong technologist with strong real-time design/architecture skills. Moreover, you must have front office experience and a deep understanding of equities. You will interact very closely with the traders and it is essential that you understand how the markets work and be able to thrive in a fast paced and challenging environment. On a technical level, experience of the following would be desired; C++/Linux design and architecture, real-time systems, order management, exchange connectivity, market data, strategy implementation.
VP Senior C++ High Frequency Algorithmic Trading Developer – Equities, Global Leading Investment Bank, New York, NY will require the following skill-set;
Excellent C++ programming skills
Solid technical background with ability to utilise other technical abilities
Front Office experience primarily within the Equities space (other asset classes may be considered)
Experience in High-Frequency trading is preferred
Solid communication skills are required due to the collaborative culture between the technology and business side of the firm
A high level of education is preferred (MSc/PhD) from a top university and technical degrees such as Computer Science are preferred.
Linux design and architecture
FPGA acceleration is beneficial (but not essential)
Responsibilities for VP Senior C++ High Frequency Algorithmic Trading Developer – Equities, Global Leading Investment Bank, New York, NY;
Substantial involvement in design and architecture of high-frequency trading (HFT) platform
Some project management
Interface with traders, maximising product performance with strong knowledge of the financial markets
Adopt dynamic and innovative ideas that coincide with the firms endeavours in being bigger and better than the rest of the field
Correspond on projects with the global team
Report to Senior Partners
This is a unique opportunity to join a successful investment bank. You will be given a huge amount of trading exposure and the team will offer a great challenge and learning curve for a bright and motivated business facing technologist. Compensation will be extremely competitive, with very strong cash bonus potential. The team is looking to begin initial telephone calls with candidates over the course of March with a view of making a hire as soon as possible.
To apply for this position please contact email@example.com or call 212 231 8223/020 7019 4163
Key Skills: C++ (Excellent), Core Java, C#, STL, Boost, Perl, Multithreading, High Frequency, Equities , Top Level Education, Computer Science, Communication, New York, USA, FPGA
Selby Jennings - 13 months ago
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