We are looking for a seasoned, senior quant engineer with good experience in software development for algorithmic trading.
Your experience can be with stocks, futures, FX, crypto, or options.
- Have a track record of decent-sized past projects implementing algorithmic trading platforms and infrastructure for institutional-level clients.
- Be experienced in coding for traders and quants and familiar with the mechanisms and workings of securities markets, exchanges, and market data (both time & sales and full order book).
- Be experienced working with - and coding against - trading APIs and other common elements of the client/message server architectures typically seen in trading systems.
- Have experience in developing and maintaining trading and charting platforms, back testers, scanners and exchanges, and implementing market data connections.
- Believe in the merits of Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, and CI/CD.
- Be fluent in git.
- Be able to write and speak in English clearly and fluently.
If all of the above describe you accurately, we would love to hear from you.
(** no agencies please **)
What is in it for you? A steady stream of exciting and challenging trading-focused development projects for you to grow further your range of skills and experience. You will be joining a global, remote team.
To be considered, you **must** include answers to the following questions in your response:
a) Which past project best illustrates the depth of your experience in implementing algorithmic trading platforms and infrastructure for institutional-level clients? Please tell us about it, being clear why you think it is a good example.
b) Have you ever managed and mentored other developers? If so, how did it go?
c) Are you an individual or a team? (** no agencies or teams, please **)
d) How many hours per day are you available? (** must be at least 20+ hours per week**)
e) Will you be prepared to run a desktop time tracker (e.g., freelancer, hubstaff, etc., as directed by us) while working on the project (**REQUIRED**)?
(Please note that if you don't respond to the above questions, we will ignore your response; we need these answers to help filter applications quickly. We appreciate your understanding!).
Please start your response with the answer to 3 x 2 - 1.