C++/C# Programmer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Oldbury Howard Limited
Place:
Texas
Date:
03/04/2015
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
861709

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C++, C#, Python, Quantitative trading.

A rare and exciting opportunity within a Computerized/Systematic trading who are seeking to hire Quantitative Software Engineers/Developers to join a high profile "start-up". With only a handful of employees at present, the firm prides itself for having some of the most technically advanced trading systems in development and incredibly smart minds to collaborate in an idea sharing environment. The firm boasts an atmosphere similar to that at a tech-house or a research lab. They are looking to optimize existing trading strategies, as well as researching own trading ideas by analysing large Data sets to detect signals and trends and develop complex statistical trading strategies. Engineers would be looking to develop research & trading platforms, back-testing frameworks as well as optimizing and implementing algorithms.

Previous successful candidates have graduated from Top-tier Universities or similar with a PhD or an MSc in Applied Sciences (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Physics). As well as 3-5 years work experience within a technology environment - ideally Financial Services and Quant trading

An excellent opportunity for a long term contract.

Typical backgrounds where we have placed previous candidates from are;

  • Commodity/Energy Trading
  • High Frequency/Low Latency Trading
  • Investment Banking Trading
  • Asset/Fund Management Trading
  • ONLY those with previous (and lengthy) financial Services experience