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Front End Developer
Ref No.: 14-00102
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/05/2014
A top tier trading firm seeks a creative software developer to design and implement both the front and back-end components of a scalable monitoring GUI used by traders to understand, monitor, and facilitate algorithmic trading. Candidate will work closely with both traders and other developers to find ways to make high-frequency large-scale data meaningful in real time, as well as provide tools that support trading. This role is in New York City.
  • Designing and implementing scalable GUI components with Qt (C++)
  • Work with traders and developers to design products to meet their monitoring and trading goals
  • Creating tools to visualize complex data in real time
  • Developing C++ back-end servers and associated monitoring and deployment technologies
  • Researching and implementing a GUI testing framework
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field
  • A strong background in object-oriented programming, preferably in C++
  • A passion for human computer interaction (HCI) and user experience (UX) design
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux
  • Perl, Python, and Bash or shell scripting skills (a plus)
  • Brilliant problem-solving capabilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills