Software Engineer
Trading Operations
Posted on 2/6/2024
Aquatic Capital Management

51-200 employees

R&D platform
Company Overview
Aquatic Capital Management, founded by industry veteran Jonathan Graham, is a high-performance investment firm that combines systematic strategies with disciplined risk management. The company fosters a culture of collaboration and meritocracy, where every voice counts, and is driven by a team of top-tier researchers and engineers. With a founder who has over 13 years of experience at Citadel, including leading the successful Global Quantitative Strategies business, Aquatic demonstrates strong industry leadership and technical prowess.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2015

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

56%

2 year growth

52%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Express.js
Python
JavaScript
React.js
Node.js
Apache Kafka
Postgres
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 5+ years of full-time professional software development experience
  • Strong background in software engineering
  • Expertise in modern full-stack technologies such as PostgreSQL, Express.js, React, and Node.js or equivalents
  • Experience with messaging architectures such as Kafka and access via Kafka.js
Responsibilities
  • Develop and manage the user interface and control platform for trading and operations
  • Design a best-in-class application with respect to performance, reliability, and scalability
  • Integrate the platform with internally developed front, middle, and back office systems
  • Connect to external APIs and incorporate into the system for external transaction generation and data consumption
  • Improve the workflow and efficiency of operations through automation
  • Build tools and applications that facilitate the post-trade lifecycle
  • Work with researchers to develop risk monitoring and analysis applications
  • Develop reporting and visualization for high-visibility PNL and risk publication
Desired Qualifications
  • Python experience is preferred but not required