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Execution Algo Developer Analyst – VP Level

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $130000 - $200000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Benefits
  • Job reference: NYC
  • Sector: Technology, Selby Jennings, Development
  • Date posted: 13/02/2018
A global leading Tier 1 Investment Firm is looking to expand their quantitative division by hiring Algorithmic Developers to work within the firm’s securities and trading division. They are looking for developers who have experience working with C++. This candidate will be involved in designing and developing complex execution and routing algorithms, parallel computing architectures, and electronic tools. The current small team of developers consists of self-guided pragmatic individuals who are motivated to change the status quo in calculated ways and comes from a range of technology backgrounds. Given their commitment to improve and expand their technology division, they are now looking to add team members who specialize in C++ development who can thrive in a fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

An ideal candidate will have experience and a broad knowledge of C++ concepts, a strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns and who have demonstrated the ability for performance measurement and optimization across software, hardware, and network components. Ideally, this firm is looking to hire a candidate with financial experience; while working on a trading system is preferred, they will look at your technical knowledge first and business/trading knowledge second. From a business perspective, you will have the opportunity to understand how this firm interacts with some of the most dynamic and liquid markets in the world.

Key Skills for VP Execution Algorithmic Developer:
  • Candidate must have experience and knowledge with C++ programming
  • Display a strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns
  • Display strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team atmosphere
  • Knowledge with low-latency or real-time software development
  • Data driven analysis and statistical modeling of problems
  • Preferred to have SQL, Python, R and agile SDLC practices knowledge
Key responsibilities for VP Execution Algorithmic Developer:
  • Involved in designing and developing complex execution and routing algorithms, parallel computing architectures, and electronic trading tools
  • Take a data-driven approach to decision making, using both data from our algorithms interacting with the market as well as publicly available market data
  • Communication with traders, sales team, clients and compliance officers about new feature requests, explanation of existing features, etc.
  • Opportunity to understand equities market micro structure, exchange service offerings, regulations and implement changes according to these things on and on-going basis.
This team has been one of the best performing teams for the bank globally over the past few years so now is a great time to be exploring opportunities with them as they are expanding their technology division. This team has successfully managed to bring some of the tech giants of Silicon Valley on board to help them with their expansion. If you are interested in joining an extremely talented team like this, please send your resume to or call us at 646-759-5602.

Key Skills: C++, SQL, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Structures, Algorithms, Design Patterns, Data Analysis, Statistical Modeling, SQL, Python, R, SDLC

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