C++ Options High Frequency Trading Developer
Selby Jennings - San Francisco, CA

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C++ Options High Frequency Trading Developer –

Greenfield Options Trading Desk - Boutique Trading Fund
San Francisco, California, USA
Circa $150,000 - $170,000 with amazing bonus potential in line with trading profits and great company benefits

My client is a small boutique proprietary trading firm, with a small team of ten traders/technologists based in San Jose area, California. Founded by a partner with extensive experience in the equities space, the firm has been trading successfully for a number of years, with a focus on cutting edge hardware/software and sophisticated quantitative strategies. The firm successfully trades the Asian equities market and through very high profits over the course of 2012, the team is seeking to expand the desk and hire a senior candidate with deep experience of equity options.
Ideally you will have deep knowledge of automated volatility and automated risk adjustment. You will join a collaborative and dynamic environment, working closely with technologists and traders alike and you will gain excellent exposure to the markets. Compensation is EXTREMLEY competitive and the firm offers uncapped bonus potential in line with trading profits – often up to 100% in the first year.

Responsibilities for C++ Options High Frequency Trading Developer – Greenfield Options Trading Desk

- Work in a small team of 10 traders/technologist

- Take the lead in building out a new equity options trading platform

- Automated volatility fitting

- Automated risk adjustment
• Optimize market data and order routing
• Design/implement/back-test equity trading strategies alongside traders
The Ideal Skill Set for C++ Options High Frequency Trading Developer – Greenfield Options Trading Desk
• C++ Development
• Experience designing/developing real-time trading systems
• Strong knowledge of equity options
• Prior experience working alongside traders/strategists
• Great communication skills
This is a great opportunity for a strong C++ developer with a background in the high frequency trading space to join a small and successful up and coming proprietary trading firm in California. With exciting plans for expansion over the coming year and a focus on designing and implementing a number of new trading strategies, it is a great time to join the firm and enjoy the success and profits projected for 2013/2014
apply.a33hoiyd3p@selbyjennings.aptrack.co.uk 212 209 7310 / +44 207 019 4163
Key Skills ; C, C++, Linux, UNIX, High Frequency, Low Latency, Multi-threading, Equities, FX, Fixed Income, Proprietary Trading, California, California, San Francisco, Algorithms, Strategy, Back-Testing, Market Data, Order Routing, C++, Linux, Unix, STL, Options, High Frequency

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