Senior Algo Developer in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Our client is hiring a Senior ALGO Developer lead who will be part of an E-Trading development team building out its’ next generation, cross asset platform. This candidate must be a technical expert in the development complex ALGO trading applications for a major product area within the securities businesses.


  • Analyze highly complex business requirements
  • Write functional documents and design technical specifications
  • Design and redesign existing complex computer platforms and applications
  • Provide coding direction and guidance on complex calculations and details of complex products with less experienced staff
  • Maintain full project life-cycle tasks, such as business and technical analysis, designing, coding, testing, and implementation plans
  • Maintain all system diagrams, system interface charts and any other compliance policy and procedure documents
  • Coordinate implementation activities across a broad range of functions and departments; work with client groups to identify, arrange, and deliver training needs


  • Hands on experience with advanced mathematical concepts; theoretical pricing characteristics; and expertise in developing technology in support of multiple, complex risk and pricing models
  • Extensive experience in US Equities capital markets business and processes
  • Hands on experience with SEC, FINRA, CTFC and International Regulations in building technological solutions
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools (KDB+ or Big Data) to build models, regression test on models using python and pandas analytic library
  • Experience leading a team of developers
  • Strong project management experience using Agile/Scrum approach
  • Must be strong technically in the following:
    • JDK 1.8+ programming paradigms
    • Multi-core / multi-threading concepts and paradigms
    • Knowledge of UNIX/LINUX
    • Knowledge of core computer science design concepts, algorithms, and data structures
    • Experience working on low latency high-throughput transactional systems
    • Background in e-trading (SOR/Algo/EMS/MarketData) and (electronic market making in equities products)
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science
  • Securities License :  FINRA Series 57

Salary: $180 - 200k

Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Quantitative
  • KDB
  • Big Data
  • Equities