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Message started by Co0olCat on 06/27/08 at 08:50:21

Title: Post here your job offer
Post by Co0olCat on 06/27/08 at 08:50:21

You can post here your job offer...

Title: Re: Post here your job offer
Post by Patrick Burke on 06/30/08 at 14:52:59

Sr. Java Developer - NYC area - Algo Trading

A Quant Strategies team at a major bank in NY is currently looking for a senior Java Developer for their Algo Trading Group. The Desk manages the Quant hedge funds for the Asset Management Division, as well as numerous separate accounts. It uses sophisticated quantitative models across multiple assets classes on a global basis using a wide variety of instruments (cash securities, futures, forwards, options, and a wide variety of OTC derivatives). QIS Technology supports the full breadth of the platform which the business uses. It spans a production statistical portfolio construction system, through to generating and executing orders in derivative instruments.

The business has been building its algorithmic platform and requires a strong technologist to take a senior role on its algorithmic trading project. This role will require deep appreciation of business logic and application design down to the system level. It will focus on latency, scalability, control, stability with consolidated user experience, simulation and testing.

The right individual should be looking for a growth opportunity to apply and build their technical expertise and advance their role. Experience of relevant technical challenges will be a most attractive quality.

Principal Responsibilities:

   * Work in QS Algorithmic Technology team as a senior technologist
   * Be a strong voice in shaping the design of a proprietary algorithmic trading architecture
   * Ensure the design is engineered according to a well thought out technical vision
   * Engineer a methodology which allows a short pipeline to production for new algos
   * Be hands and make a substantial personal contribution to the system
   * Participation in developing a technical roadmap that integrates with commercial deliverables
   * 7+ Years experience

Please contact Patrick Burke at

Title: Algo Trading Program Manager, US Investment Bank.
Post by avantgarde on 11/05/08 at 13:40:35

This highly respected US Investment bank are looking for an experienced Program Manager to take on an extensive project workbook within their F&O Algo trading technology team. Your primary responsibility will be to drive and provide strategic direction and management to this project team. With at least 5 yrs project management experience gained within the finance arena, you will have good derivatives experience as well as underlying Algo trading knowledge. This role does not require hands on technical expertise, though any past experience would obviously prove beneficial. This is a superb opportunity to work for the  largest derivatives broker in the world as well as take on ownership for critical projects within this group. Profiles in confidence to

Title: Position Title: Lead C# Algo Developer with VWAP,TWAP
Post by vikram on 01/23/09 at 14:11:16


Position Title :Lead C#  Algo Developer
Onsite Location : Boston, MA
Duration: 12 -24 months

8+ years of enterprise engineering experience
Strong hands on knowledge of Domestic and International Algorithmic
trading systems including but not limited to, VWAP (Volume Weighted
Average Price), TWAP (Time Weighted Average Price), Percentage of
Volume, Initiation Price, Scaling, Dark Probe, Closing Price and Tailor
Extensive engineering in a algorithmic trading environment.
Detailed knowledge using systems programming techniques such as
multi-threading including thread synchronization, event-driven
programming and Windows system services.
Strong experience with the following technologies: VC++, COM/DCOM,
VC#, Winforms, Webforms, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, XML, SQL Server, MQ Series.

Recent experience developing high availability applications that
operate in real time.
Relational DB design, performance tuning etc.
Experience delivering high availability application outside of a
corporate firewall Experience with high performance relational
databases Experience with application performance testing Strong
analytical, verbal and written skills.

Thanks and Regards,

vikram_factuminc (Yahoo IM)
vikram_factuminc (Skype ID)

Title: Re: Post here your job offer
Post by Katherine on 02/04/09 at 20:01:59

Established Hedge Fund is looking for a Lead Execution System Architect/Developer
•      Minimum 10 years experience developing trading/financial applications at a first tier hedge fund (strongly preferred), asset manager or investment bank.
•      Financial instruments, especially equities, exchange-traded products, exchange-traded derivatives; also FX and fixed income securities/deals traded on electronic platforms.
-      Trading markets structure and market data sources.
-      Electronic execution venues and systems
-      Transaction cost analysis.
-      Straight-through Trade Processing techniques.
-      Portfolio analytics and management.
•      Experience with trading floor environments.
•      Familiarity with systems from Charles River, Murex, Omgeo; Bloomberg, Reuters.
•      .NET, C#, ASP.NET, VB/VBA/VB script development skills.
•      Sybase and MS SQL Server; strong SQL
•      Solid programming and project practices.

Full time, Great Money
Please call for more details, Katherine at 212-947-0705;

Title: Re: Post here your job offer
Post by english on 03/04/09 at 03:22:01

Co0olCat wrote on 06/27/08 at 08:50:21:
You can post here your job offer...

I have a Hedge Fund based here in Sydney looking for a Senior C++ Developer to join an amazing team. You must have excellent C++ development skills, preferably with experience in real-time trading systems. This is not an opportunity to be missed. I am also looking for a Research Developer for the same client and I am looking for PhD level qualifications preferably but not essential with strong mathematics, modelling and C++ skills too. Please don't hesitate to contact me

Title: Senior C++ Developer. Algorithmic trading, Hedge Fund
Post by english on 03/11/09 at 07:12:14

I have a Hedge Fund based here in Sydney looking for a Senior C++ Developer to join an amazing team. You must have excellent C++ development skills, preferably with experience in real-time trading systems. This is not an opportunity to be missed. I am also looking for a Research Developer for the same client and I am looking for PhD level qualifications preferably but not essential with strong mathematics, modelling and C++ skills too. Please don't hesitate to contact me

Title: Re: Post here your job offer
Post by DarkPoolH on 03/12/09 at 00:33:34

London based statistical arbitrage hedge fund is seeking a junior level portfolio manager to trade their market neutral equity portfolio. You will be heavily involved in creating and designing new execution strategies, which can be implemented via the in house automated execution system.

My client is a specialised equity long short statistical arbitrage fund. With a phenomenal performance last year, they are focused on building up the fund and marketing and introducing new strategies. They are in need of an extremely talented, hungry equity statistical arbitrage trader, who is keen to take on the responsibilities head first, with a view to becoming head of trading. You will be expected to design and implement systematic execution strategies for European and US equity baskets and index futures. My client is expecting the trader to be able to program the execution algorithms in C++ or .NET. You will be expected to be extremely innovative and able to think of new execution strategies to combat changing markets.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a young trader to take on a huge responsibility and challenge. You should have at least one years experience working on statistical arbitrage execution strategies, ideally in equities. Your experience should be from a world class Hedge Fund or programme trading desk at a top investment bank. You should have a first class academic record from a top tier university in Mathematics or Theoretical Physics. A further degree will be considered advantageous. You should have experience programming ideally in C++ or .NET.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a rapidly growing fund and be exposed to significant responsibility very early on in your career. My client is ready to pay well and the right candidate can be expected to negotiate an extremely healthy cut of PL.

Please contact our algo trading group at or or alternatively call +44 2079035114

Title: C++ Guru for High Frequency Trading House
Post by James Wood on 04/07/09 at 09:31:27

I am working with a new (<1 year) prop trading house whose main focus is high frequency FX. The firm is very technology focused and is currently looking for strong C++ developers with experience on low latency, high frequency coding. The technology (including ongoing investment into a HPC) is predominantly UNIX based. Experience of sockets (TCP/IP) could also be advantageous. My client are hiring aggressively and there are several open positions.

The firm has been making very high returns and reinvesting heavily into the technology and business. Outstanding, experienced candidates may be offered equity share in the business. This is a chance to be part of a cutting edge trading house from the ground up.

Please contact me for more details.
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Title: Re: Post here your job offer
Post by Belvedere Trading on 07/20/09 at 20:14:08

Title: High Frequency Programmer - Belvedere Trading - Chicago, IL
Skills: High frequency, programming, systems, strategies, latency, tick C# C++

This is a hands-on position developing innovative, sophisticated systems and the analytical tools necessary to implement high frequency/low latency trading strategies. As part of the team, you will work directly with quantitative traders to develop algorithms that process data, execute trades, and manage positions. This specific team is focused on automated trading strategies that will involve the US equity, equity future, equity options, commodity and commodity markets.

Preference will be given to candidates who have worked with a listed equity/index options or futures trading desk and have 4-6 yrs of similar development and research experience. Background with high frequency/high velocity trading using tick-by-tick data is a must. The ideal candidate will have a PhD along with strong programming skills (C#, C++). We will consider non-PhD Candidates with appropriate experience. Candidates must have strong communication skills to effectively communicate with both the development and trading team

* Previous multi-year exposure to trading / financial industry required
* 4-6 years hands-on developing multithreaded applications in C# or C++
* OO Methodology, Design Patterns etc
* Masters degree or PHD a plus
* Knowledge of operating systems and networks
* Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills
* Confident team player motivated by a fast paced environment

If interested please apply with a cover letter and resume to:
recruiter @
Direct applicants only.  No third parties or Phone calls.
Belvedere Trading

Title: Re: Post here your job offer
Post by traders-wanted on 08/14/09 at 22:45:40


By far the best opp that Ive seen in a while. I think its def worth checking out. pls post your feedback.

Title: Re Job: JAVA Developer 4 Arbitrage firm NETHERLANDS
Post by EVW_JRecruit on 02/18/10 at 10:43:17

Senior Java Developer needed (Trading - The Netherlands):

Our client is a relatively young international company (2004) that has grown into a mature and successful independent arbitration company. Their strength lies in a combination of a professional trading team and a strong ICT platform to support rapid electronic trading. The organization has a dynamic flat organizational structure allowing them to switch rapidly between various projects. The company focusses to keep their current number 1 position in the market for trading a number of specific products. Roughly half the company consists of IT staff and the other half consists of traders. They have a very flat structure, and teams are managed by very hands-on IT specialists.

Department description
Not directly responsible for the front-office trading applications, but you will be working on all Java EE web applications that supply the right information to the traders. You will have contact with traders directly and be able to implement changes quickly. In this team it is important that you have a strong personality and a commercial mindset. The department is characterized by developers with an innovative, entrepreneurial and 'can do' attitude who can think along with the traders. Applications are being developed with the latest technologies and a high level of liberty.

General profile
-Experience or affinity with trading
-Very independent and excellent communication skills
-High work rate
-Fluent Dutch or fluent English required.
Technical profile
-At least 4 years Java experience.
-Knowledge of EJB3.0, Hibernate, JBoss and Maven.
-Knowledge of the latest development in Java EE.
-Knowledge of Swing is an advantage
-Knowledge / experience with Linux / Unix platforms

Title: Core Java Developers/Software Engineers - Sydney
Post by Hamble_Exec on 11/05/10 at 05:53:37

This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in the design and development of a global, multiple asset, High Frequency, Automated trading system.  This is not playing at the edges – it is full-bore, software design and development from the ground up.  

To succeed in these roles your background will include either:

1.      Deep core Java development with experience in Algorithmic or automated trading systems


2.      Deep core Java skills working with low latency, distributed computing technologies with a clear desire to move into financial markets technology.  This will include multi-treading, design patterns, OOP and OOD etc…

It is likely that you will have gained such skills in Telecommunications, Defence, Science, Research, Software Engineering, HPC, Artificial Intelligence, Real-time Software or similar.

And ideally…

3.      Solid mathematical ability is preferred – i.e. engineering, statistics, physics, science or similar background.

Either way, this is a chance to join a team about to build a new system, from the ground up that will be deployed domestically, regionally and ultimately globally.  

You will be working an expanding team of Software Engineers, Algorithmic Developers, and Quant Analysts with this global firm.

If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience please email in confidence.  

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