We are looking for a highly skilled Software Developer to assist one of our high-frequency Hedge Fund clients in New York City.
The successful candidate will work as a Software Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join our Production Engineering team. The Production Engineering division is responsible for providing innovative processes and tools for the operation of our client’s high-frequency trading platforms.
The candidate will be developing in C++ and as such, will act between a liaison between the core development team and the core support team.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
We are looking for a candidate to be responsible for:
Managing the widely-deployed OMS and market data delivery systems involving every major electronic exchange and asset class
Contributing to the trading platform infrastructure code to address operational needs
Developing tools to monitor and assess quality of production environments, as well as, optimize and automate daily operation
Solving problems by providing level one and level two support for our production systems
Contributing to the design and implementation of the support system to enhance reliability and self-correction
Working closely with traders to understand their needs
Devising ways to architect and develop solutions
At least 3 years of experience programming in C++
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
Strong scripting skills in Python and Shell
Knowledge of Linux
Knowledge of SQL and use of databases
Experience with troubleshooting and strong problem-solving abilities
The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Talan’s offices are located near Union Square, right in the center of Manhattan.
Our company benefits include:
401(k) retirement plan with company matching
Three weeks of paid vacation per year at hire and up to 5 weeks according to seniority (annual untaken vacation days are cashed out)
5 sick days and 2 personal days
Eight paid holidays
Company health, dental and vision insurance plans
Other benefits such as transit benefits, FSA and perks