A multi-billion dollar, long-established private hedge fund is looking to hire an experienced Java developer to join an algorithmic trading team in New York City. This newly created position will be required to develop and enhance existing Java-based trading applications, as well as build-out new programs and systems for additional quant strategies. Applicants will also be required to execute equity trades on an as-needed basis.
Applicants should have at least 2-3 years of commercial development experience (with minimum 1-2 years Java experience), demonstrating strong knowledge of enterprise software and architecture. Previous experience trading equities and/or knowledge of equity market structure is not necessary but a plus.
The ideal candidate will be able to illustrate the following:
Advanced Java programming skills
Experience in developing software infrastructure and/or tailored software solutions
Experience implementing advanced algorithms
Experience with SQL databases
Basic knowledge of equity trading dynamics
Experience with Bloomberg API or EMSX a plus
Advanced MS Excel skills a plus