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Research Technology Developer
Posted on 4/7/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Java
Linux/Unix
Management
Research
Python
Requirements
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other STEM major preferred
  • Excellent academic background with strong GPA
  • Strong programming skills: fluency in Python and either C++ or Java
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability solve technical problems under pressure
  • Great communication skills and the ability to collaborate with peers
  • Intellectually curious and self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate within and across teams, at a high and low level, on both technical and non-technical subjects
  • Desire to assume responsibility and ownership for the success and progression of the research tech ecosystem
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environment and tools
  • Prior experience developing algorithmic code within the financial markets, trading, and/or asset management industry
Responsibilities
  • Develop tools to organise, manage and ensure the quality of petabytes of data using distributed file systems and databases
  • Add new features to our simulators
  • Create tools for all stages of the simulation lifecycle including historical back-tests and production monitoring
  • Fine tune performance and monitoring of our research software to ensure we are using our HPC (compute) cluster as efficiently as possible
  • Proactively engage with our quants and traders to help identify and execute requirements
  • Improve quality of life for our trading teams and the wider development community at Virtu by encouraging the best development practices and keeping up to date with new language features and frameworks
Virtu Financial

1,001-5,000 employees

Trading and financial services
Company mission
Virtu is committed to providing deep liquidity, competitive pricing, and consistent, high-quality executions. The company engineers modern trading solutions built on technology.
Company Values
  • Transparency
  • Innovation
  • Commitment