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Consultant, Algorithmic Trading Developer

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Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Global Institutional Trading Network
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Consulting
Job Number: 9700

Job Description:

The team is seeking an exceptional and experienced Algorithmic Trading Developer to join the Global Trading Technology team. This experienced individual has a proven track record of developing quality software and trading strategies in a world class financial services organization.  


Quantitative Trading is one of the main driving forces in today's Equity Markets. Providing clients with superior order execution while minimizing their market impact and risk exposure, trading strategies and smart order routing is a rapidly expanding field. These platforms are driven by quantitative analytics, real time market data, historical tick data, market signal events, and statistical analysis. The equities Global Trading Technology organization is responsible for developing, supporting and delivering these state-of-the-art trading solutions to end-users including internal trading desks as well as our external customers.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to be a part of agile, highly professional team delivering client-facing, high-availability low-latency trading algorithms and related technology. This person is responsible for developing and supporting the products, and will report to the technical lead.


  • Hands-on design and development of Liquidnet’s global equity trading algorithm suite including the trading strategies themselves as well as key infrastructure components including low latency order management, order handling interfaces, rules engines, messaging layers and other frameworks and utility services.
  • Develop, maintain and enhance existing smart order routing strategies (trading tactics) within Liquidnet’s smart order router platform.
  • Succeed in an environment where everyone participates in all aspects of the development process.
  • Develop innovative solutions in a strategic, pragmatic way.
  • Keep current with industry trends and incorporates emerging best practices into everyday work.



  • Proven track record in designing, developing and implementing sell-side trading algorithms such as VWAP, POV etc., as well as equity trading market tactics.
  • The ideal candidate has had 5+ years of design and development experience within an equity trading desk’s algorithmic development group.
  • BS/BA degree or higher in Mathematics, Engineering and/or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Has knowledge of lit and dark market micro-structure and regulatory matters (Reg NMS, ISO orders, dark pools, liquidity finding, venue heat maps, historical profile, etc.) in the US and/or other global markets.
  • Extensive knowledge of real-time algorithmic trading systems.
  • A strong aptitude for analytical and quantitative thinking.
  • Expert proficiency with computer technologies including Java, Linux, and OO Design.
  • Strong multithreaded and network programming experience.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels. Excellent listening, written, analytical, strategic and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated development skills in a collaborative, team oriented style.
  • Unwavering commitment to Liquidnet’s Core Values
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Preferred Skills
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies.
  • Experience with low latency messaging products, such as Solace and 29West.
  • Knowledge of event-driven (pub/sub) programming models.
  • Google Protocol Buffers.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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