Trade Support Engineer - India
Tower Research Capital - New York, NY

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Tower Research Capital India Pvt. Ltd., an affiliate of the high-frequency proprietary trading firm Tower Research Capital LLC, seeks a motivated Trade Support Engineer to provide support for one of our trading teams. Tasked with ensuring the smooth functioning of the team’s trading strategies, the Trade Support Engineer will have the opportunity to contribute to the team’s profitability and to learn about multiple aspects of algorithmic high-frequency trading. This role is available at Tower Research Capital India’s office in Gurgaon, India.

Responsibilities As the Trade Support Engineer, you will be responsible for operating the team’s strategies during market hours, which will involve working closely with the team's traders and with Tower’s Infrastructure and Systems teams. In this high-performance environment, immediate awareness of trading and systems issues and swift responses are essential. Your other responsibilities will include:
  • Operating and monitoring existing trading strategies
  • Adjusting trading and risk parameters to suit market conditions
  • Monitoring market trends with an eye toward possible trade enhancements
  • Developing tools and scripts to conduct more detailed post-trade analysis
  • Reconciling PNL for trading strategies with internal accounting
  • Gathering data for new and existing markets
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Basic knowledge of Linux and shell command-line tools
  • Basic programming (C/C++) and scripting (Perl/Python/Shell) skills
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • The ability to notice, analyze, and debug problems quickly and effectively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Interest in trading and the financial markets
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Lunch and dinner on a daily basis
  • Cab facility within Gurgaon
  • Health club allowances
  • Mentors from top engineering institutions

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