Python Developer
Tower Research Capital - New York, NY

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Tower Research Capital LLC, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Python Developer to help create a framework for and lead the development of in-house systems and tools. These systems and tools will be used by internal teams to organize data and to automate and improve processes. The Python Developer will be exposed to a range of technologies, challenging projects, and ideas.

Responsibilities As a Python Developer, you will create and expand our in-house tools and help to develop an agile framework that adapts to quickly evolving business requirements. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Playing a key role in our Python projects
  • Working with and supporting other technical team members
  • Liaising with business teams to develop informational systems
  • Liaising with technical teams to develop systems and network interfaces
Qualifications
  • Expert knowledge of programming concepts and object-oriented programming
  • Fluency in Python and experience architecting large applications
  • Extensive experience working with relational databases and handling large datasets
  • Strong knowledge of web programming concepts and experience in developing web-based applications
  • Expertise with MySQL and AJAX/JS
  • Experience with HTTP servers and caching
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Strong understanding of RESTful web services (a plus)
  • Exposure to systems and/or network automation (a plus)
  • Django experience (a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English
Additionally, we are seeking someone who is:
  • Self-starting and can work autonomously in a larger team
  • Committed to following best practices
  • Keenly interested in developing technologies
  • Enthusiastic about test-driven development
  • Able to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities as priorities change
  • Organized and detail-oriented
Financial experience is not required.

Benefits Tower’s main office and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival

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