Location: Manhattan, NY
Client will provide relocation assistance
Our client is on the cutting edge of quantitative trading, a lucrative field that provides some of the most challenging math and engineering problems in the world. A computerized trading firm headquartered in New York City with major offices around the world. Our client has built some of the most sophisticated trading systems in the world. They are an innovator and a leader in the field of high frequency trading.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Collection, storage, and delivery of reliable and optimized historical market data recordings as used in simulation, backtesting, and predictive signal modeling by internal trading teams.
Maintain a cohesive picture of customer engagement, product requirements, ongoing projects, product cost, and appropriate measures of product quality.
Manage the entire lifecycle of products from initial concept through delivery and ultimately replacement with successor products.
Perpetuate business view of products and ensures that all appropriate artifacts are available to make informed decisions that integrate customer needs, competitor intelligence, technical considerations and financial factors.
Keep a “big picture” view in high quality, clear and concise form, and is able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
Sustain detailed specifications for current Product capabilities and requested enhancements that are thoroughly analyzed and “developer ready” for implementation.
Develop and foster relationships with stakeholders (Trading Teams, Business Management, Compliance, and Risk) outside of the Core Engineering team
Defining the vision, design, architecture, and goals of the product
Defining milestones into a roadmap and creating a well thought iterative plan of execution
Creating problem statements, developing metrics for success, and ensuring alignment among all stakeholders
Working with engineering team(s) to tease out implementation details, identify dependencies, and creatively manage through roadblocks
Regularly communicating the impact of feature or schedule changes to impacted teams
Collaborating with clients and stakeholders on KPI measurements of product success
Working with QA and Support teams on quality and operational readiness
WHAT YOU NEED:
A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in computer science, business/finance, or a related field
Understand Quant language
Market data project experience
Understanding of data management, binary formats, compression, and storage technologies
At least five years of experience managing multiple technical projects concurrently
At least two years of experience in the brokerage or securities industry
A general knowledge of algorithmic trading, which may include high-frequency trading, stat arb, market microstructure, order types, collocation, and regulatory issues
Experience with risk systems
Strong problem-solving skills with a penchant for execution
A strong understanding of modern software development methodologies including waterfall and agile
Ability to deliver in a high-pressure environment
Being part of this high-energy firm has it perks! Compensation is extremely generous, and in addition to a very competitive salary, you will get five weeks of paid vacation, bonuses tied to the success of projects, 401k with company matching, free meals, gym membership, and tickets to some of the best local events. Best of all you will be working in a cubicle free area and can wear jeans to work in a very cool part of Manhattan— TriBeCa.
We are looking for someone who understands the challenges related to a tech company rather than a bank or a hedge fund. This is technical job work with market data research.
If this is you, please send your cover letter, resume to firstname.lastname@example.org