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Job Opportunity: Developer

Dear ITPers,
a friend of mine is looking for a developer to hire for his firm. Job description and his contact info are below. Please contact him if interested.

“Join a trading firm, specializing in next generation smart alpha generating algorithms to compete globally with varying frequencies; from ultra-high frequency market making strategies to up to a week holding period statistical arbitrage algorithms. You will work very closely with partners and the rest of the team to take ideas from design concepts to implementation.

Firm has a unique culture in finance; from beds to take a nap to Xbox game consoles to ping pong room. There is no seniority or offices in the firm. A complete flat culture is adapted. It=E2=80=99s one ship, one pnl and one team. Everyone works for a common goal in an open and collaborative environment where the firm’s and the employees’ interests are aligned 100%.

Every team member participates in a completely structured bonus pool for their team where they become a partner to firm’s revenues from day one and enjoy quarterly bonuses.  You will be working with a small group, have the excitement and immediate impact only possible in a startup.

Firm is backed by a family office with billions in AUM and highly capitalized. Communication between development and traders is constant; you will not be pigeon holed withboring projects. The right candidate will get an exposure from low level kernel programming, building low latency gateways, networks, matching engines and trading strategy algorithms to participating firm wide decisions.

Must have a passion for hands on development. Entreprunership is highly encouraged and backed financially. Financial trading
experience or knowledge is not necessary.


* Expert level knowledge in C or C++
* Linux: Kernel modification/tuning, Subversion Source Control, Compilers; GCC/G++, GDB=E2=80=A6
* TCP/UDP programming, TCP/IP stack specifics.
* Low latency networks experience, 10gig, IB, NIC card tuning.
* Ability to write highly-concurrent code using threads or other parallel computing mechanisms.
* Experience with low level network protocol analysis using tools like tcpdump or wireshark.
* Very comfortable in a Linux environment, especially using the shell and scripting common tasks.
* Ability to understand a system as a whole, from the application to operating system to network to destination. This is needed to analyze latencies and find possible areas for improvement.
* Personality is critical. Low ego, team player, work well within a software team, ability to listen and understand peers.

If interested please send your resume to”

Ugur Arslan