Software Developer – News Based Trading

elouisehetrick
  • Post Date: January 30, 2022
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Job Overview

We offer a job opportunity of a backend software developer in the News Based Trading team. The team develops innovative quantitative investment strategies based on news-derived market forecasts. In 2019, a hedge fund trading these strategies was launched. The fund has generated top-range risk-adjusted returns and won prestigious HFM performance awards in 2020 and 2021.

We offer an opportunity to gain experience into trading based on alternative data, which is one of the most promising areas of financial innovation. In the dynamic, close-knit, entrepreneurial team with cross-functional responsibilities, you will maintain and extend trading infrastructure, participating in full product lifecycle including design, implementation, testing and monitoring. We are looking for a team player, who is eager to learn new technologies and take ownership of the assigned projects and operational processes in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

The new member will:

learn on the job; build up an in-depth knowledge of the databases, applications and tools;

participate in the maintenance and enhancement of the proprietary software stack using C#, Python, SQL;

collaborate with internal and external counterparties to implement new and maintain old applications and tools.

Master’s degree in computer science or related field;

At least two years of professional experience in software engineering;

Knowledge of standard CS algorithms and data structures, program complexity estimation;

C# or similar OO language knowledge (e.g. Java) and
solid OOP knowledge.

Understanding of best practices in software development, including unit testing, CI/CD, log monitoring and alerting.

Experience in the following is of advantage:

– Python;
– SQL (MS SQL dialect);
– Elastic search and Kibana.
– FIX protocol;
– Matlab;

Our stack

– CI / CD: Teamcity, Nuget, Octopus, Git, ElasticSearch
– Platform: Windows, SQL Server
– Languages: Python, C# (.NET Core), Matlab

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary120,000 CHF
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYBanking
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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