Java Algorithmic Trading Developer

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Date Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017
Job Location: New York, NY
Pay Rate: 90,000 - 200,000 yearly
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Java, UNIX, C++, FIX

Job Description:

Job Description
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client seeking a Java Algorithmic Trading Developer in New York, New York (NY). The role of an Algorithmic Trading Developer is to assist in the design, coding, and testing of the algorithmic component of the product suite. This position involves working closely within the team to provide accurate, efficient, and high quality algorithmic trading software, primarily using Java on UNIX.

Responsibilities:
* Recommend and create algorithmic trading strategies
* Responsible for writing or critiquing functional specifications
* Estimate software development projects
* Manage and assist with software testing

REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field
* 5 + yrs of experience in algorithmic development
* Java, UNIX and C+ + and scripting languages, especially TCL
* Knowledge of the equity markets or the derivatives markets preferred
* Experience with FIX financial protocol and OMS
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Self-motivated, possess initiative and good problem solving skills
* Able to work in a team, while also assuming responsibility for own work
* Comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment with a high degree of individual autonomy

Posted by:

Kforce Inc
1001 E. Palm Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
https://www.kforce.com

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