Trading Automation 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 an exceptional, experienced software developer who is excited to design in-house trading systems. This role is available in New York City or in Gurgaon, India at Tower's subsidiary, Tower Research Capital India Pvt. Ltd.

Responsibilities As a Trading Automation Developer, you will expand our trading capabilities on markets around the world. Your responsibilities may include:
  • Augmenting, improving, redesigning, and/or re-implementing the internal scripting tools that support our global quantitative trading systems
  • Working closely with quantitative traders in New York, Gurgaon, and London to develop analytics, identify trading issues, analyze data sets, and troubleshoot trading issues
  • Monitoring, supporting, and de-bugging the complex Perl/Linux applications that support trading operations
  • Creating optimal, highly speed-sensitive, and scalable code that will process large amounts of data
  • Writing tools to analyze data for patterns
Qualifications The ideal candidate will have at least three years of professional programming experience and expertise in scripting languages, such as Perl, Python, shell scripting, awk, sed, and MySql. Additional requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in computer science or a related field from a top school
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux
  • Experience working with C and/or C++
  • The capacity to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to take ownership of projects
  • Strong communication skills and reasoning abilities
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
  • Signing and performance-based bonuses
  • 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
  • Mentors from top engineering institutions
Tower India is based in Gurgaon and offers benefits and opportunities for growth similar to those provided by Tower.

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