NYC trading firm is looking to hire a talented Python developer to join their front office group, designing, building and supporting a bespoke trading system for low latency trading of options, futures and equities across multiple countries and exchanges. Work with quants, traders and other developers to build, maintain, test and execute sophisticated trading models and strategies, and to build new functionality into their system. Ideal candidate will be versatile and resourceful as well as:
Know the standard library inside and out, and is comfortable with a few popular third party libraries as well.
Able to architect Python projects
Able to leverage Linux system libraries and utilities to build more robust, stable systems.
Comfortable reading C++ code.
Write unit and integration tests.
Familiarity with web front-ends for observing and controlling various aspects of the system.
Comfortable translating mathematical logic into code.
Skills and requirements
2+ years of professional experience programming in Python
5+ years total work experience as a developer.
Experience working in Linux.
Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms.
Financial industry experience a must.