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Algo Developer - On Campus Recruiting
Algorithm developers are responsible for building and maintaining the models that drive our trading. A typical day involves applying rigorous statistical analysis to vast quantities of market and financial data to produce provably predictive trading models. You will run models live on our high-performance trading infrastructure, and analyze their daily performance to maintain ongoing profitability. Working in close collaboration with fellow algo developers and core developers, you will research, develop, and test novel order execution and model training methods to increase trading efficiency.
Brilliant analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work creatively and independently on long-term technical problems
Familiarity with the C++ programming language
You possess a bachelor's degree in Math, CS, Stats, Physics, or related field
You are capable of working independently as well as part of a team
You can analyze and fix problems quickly
You learn quickly and apply new skills effectively
Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.
At HRT we come from all sorts of backgrounds: mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and engineering. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automated trading. Our culture celebrates great ideas whether they come from HRT veterans or new hires. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues, whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.
Seem like something you might be interested in? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we’d love to get to know you.Apply
Senior Software Engineer - Equity
For over 30 years, our clients have relied on our core product, the Bloomberg Terminal, to access the data and analytics they need to make informed investment decisions. We absorb billions of data points from hundreds of financial markets every single day. Our developers build applications that fuel the markets by providing intelligent analytics and transparency to level the playing field. We share a passion for solving today’s problems by innovating for tomorrow. Our engineers write high performance, low latency and scalable code using proprietary and open source technologies to develop large-scale systems.
Some of the different areas within equity that you can join include:
Stocks and Investors group provides analytics and data that are used by more than 150,000 financial professionals including the front, middle, and back offices of major financial institutions. We cover Equities, Funds, and Indices instruments as well as the core data sets of holdings, classifications, and corporate actions. Our applications are used over a million times a day and our data APIs handle billions of requests.
Equity Markets Analysis (EQMA) team builds full-stack applications to analyze market trends, compare and contrast companies, evaluate analyst predictions, and refine investment ideas. For example, our clients can see Wall Street analysts’ company performance predictions, build an investment model from thousands of pertinent characteristics, and determine its quality by backtesting and comparing results against historical benchmarks. Our platform delivers critical insights based on our clients' current holdings by using data cube technologies on top of many and varied global datasets that we’ve accrued over 30+ years. Working in EQMA, you'll gain a deep understanding of data modeling and processing, high-performance backend systems architecture, and visual design.
Company Financials (COFI) group designs and builds data pipelines and applications to provide clients with robust quantitative financial data that sets the ground work for analytics and research on companies. We focus on delivering a wide array of data that ranges from the historical financial performance of a company to the future projections on the expected growth of various company business lines. Our suite of applications provide insight into understanding the story behind a company's value by identifying trends and studying metrics with transparency back to source documents. Our teams work together in a fast-paced and collaborative environment to deliver this highly visible and critical product.
Equity Research Engineering designs, builds and supports the market-leading workflow platform used by investment research analysts around the world. By consolidating and analyzing proprietary internal analysis, entitled sell-side Research reports and corporate earning call transcripts we identify personalized and relevant content for each user. Through advanced machine-learning algorithms and NLP techniques, our applications allow users to stay on top of ever evolving themes and sentiment in real-time.
Some of the skills you’ll need to have:
5+ years of experience:
For a backend systems engineer, knowledge of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms and all phases of software development. This experience can be in any object-oriented language but candidates will be working with C++ and/or Java.
Functional understanding of distributed systems architecture
An aptitude for analytical problem solving
Experience in delivering high performance production quality systems to clients
BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field
We’d love to see:
Financial domain knowledge and experience
Project Leadership experience
If this sounds like you, apply! We’ll get in touch if we believe you’re a good match and get started with a technical phone interview.
Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Apply