Job Description

Reference # : 17-05087Title : Algo Developer
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 05/25/2017
Eclaro International is currently recruiting for Algo Developer for one of our financial services clients.

Job Description:

This role will be joining the Benchmark Algorithmic Trading Engines (Engines) team within Equity Trading Technology. Engines team is responsible for building and deploying electronic trading strategies for multiple asset classes globally (including benchmark execution, liquidity seeking, and crossing). You will be working on a cross-asset algorithmic trading application that supports both Equities and Futures/Options asset classes. This is the strategic algorithmic trading application for the franchise and supports Equity and Future/Options trading globally. ETT has its own proprietary framework for building trading applications in Java and this application is built on this strategic framework using core java.
We are looking for a strong java developer to join the team to help support our key initiatives, our long business backlog of business feature requests as well as help evolve the architecture for this application with a focus on Futures/Options trading. This role gives the opportunity to interface with Front office business and quant teams as well as others (sales traders and other tech teams). We are looking for someone with a strong agile testing mindset and who is passionate about quality software and delivering to the business. We are looking to hire highly talented, creative individuals who are hardworking and are enthusiastic about making a contribution to an already successful team in an intellectually challenging environment
• Strong core Java knowledge in a UNIX/Linux environment
Knowledge of multi-core / multi-threading concepts
Low latency Java (GC elimination)
Messaging, TCP/IP, UDP etc.
JDK 1.8+ programming paradigms
• Agile Experience and Mindset -strong testing and design skills
• Strong communication skills
• No prior business knowledge is required, although the following is a good to have
Equities/futures/options trading knowledge
Understanding of market data and exchange protocols
FIX protocol

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