Trading Technologist (Crypto)

  • Highly competitive base + bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 16 Feb 19

Emerging crypto trading powerhouse is seeking to add outstanding engineering talent to their trading technology function.

Unique opportunity for a talented hands-on trading technologist interested in building a next gen trading platform at a crypto trading firm.

The successful candidate/s* should have demonstrable experience supporting electronic trading desks at a bank, fund, or prop trading firm. A background in designing and building automated, reliable and scalable trading systems is a must. While extensive experience in C++ and Python are of most interest, any OOP / additional language is welcome.

The firm is developing a best-in-class trading platform, and as such, the bar is high. The successful candidate/s will possess strong comp sic fundamentals with an outstanding academic pedigree, deep technical knowledge, and track record at a reputable trading firm. Exceptional communication skills and commercial understanding are also critical. An interest in being hands-on in delivering technical solutions, and the desire to be part of building a market-leading platform are also key. This is a mission-critical role and taking ownership and initiative with projects from design to implementation - and all points in between - is a must. As a member of the team, the successful candidate/s will be expected to assume responsibility for a variety of functions as the firms builds out and continual optimizes their trading platform and offering. 

Working with a high performance team of highly experienced quants, traders and technologists, this is a unique opportunity to work in an environment where (i) innovation is prized, (ii) to develop knowledge of trading systems, connectivity, OMS/EMS, market access and smart order routing, among others, while (iii) also gaining exposure to crypto at an exciting time in its evolution. 

Got an interest in innovative tech, developing additional expertise in a particular functions, language or skills? Due to the close knit, collaborative nature of the team, combined with the firm’s entrepreneurial and high speed environment, cross-training and learning is actively encouraged. While crypto trading experience is not required, an interest in cryptocurrencies is strongly preferred. 

Please apply with your resume for more info and a discusson in confidence.

 

*the firm has budget to hire multiple headcount at all levels.