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  • Language: C++
  • Location: New York
  • Company Description: Start up Quant Trading firm
  • Job Id: 1059

Company Description: Start-up Quant Trading firm

Salary: Competitive base, sign on bonus, and bonus Guarantees

Location: New York

Job Number: xxxx 


This is for a job at a rapidly expanding quant fund that specializes in futures and fixed income markets. The team consists circa 70 where there is a real culture of curiosity, creativity, hard work, and well tested quantitative research.

The team members are exceptionally smart (we recruit for a lot of companies). I’d say they are highly innovative and constantly hunting for inspired solutions to reduce implicit trading costs and manage execution risk. There is a great deal of value based on individuals who are detail oriented and seek perfection in their work.

Currently looking for a highly motivated, talented and responsible software engineer with a strong C++ background to join our algorithmic trading development team in NYC.

You will have the opportunity to make significant contributions to our platform and help define our product’s strategic direction through thoughtful design and solid development.

This quant fund works on modelling complex data structures, patterns and relationships to build well architected low-latency algorithmic execution strategies. The software engineers here work side-by-side with quantitative researchers (same desk) to implement market leading algorithms and strategies for futures and fixed income trading. As a key member of this team, you will be expected to design, code, test and deploy projects while working in a fast-paced environment.

Skills required:

  • Solid C++ programming skills (OOP, Templates, Design patterns, Data structures)
  • Knowledge of the multithreaded programming, IPC and and linux internals
  • Ability to work independently and a strong desire to automate
  • Excellent team-player and communication skills