Developer - Algorithmic Trading

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Developer - Algorithmic Trading

NYC Investment Bank

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Algorithmic Trading Developer at a global investment bank to join a talented global technology team focused on high quality and consistent delivery to support the firm in meeting their business objectives.

A passionate technologist who can build scalable and creative algorithmic trading solutions – applications, frameworks, strategies, that support the investment process. The Algo Trading Developer will be constantly interacting with the trading desk and portfolio managers to ensure they have the data and tools needed to make investment decisions and build new tools to unlock opportunities and automate the execution of trade ideas. Building scalable, creative solutions to problems involving their investment process is their mandate. The firm views Technology as a distinct competitive advantage - enabling a host of opportunities that differentiate them from their competitors.

This fast growing and dynamic investment organization is experiencing exceptional growth and is looking for exceptional people to power its next phase of growth. The Algo Trading Developer will be a significant contributor in enabling their vision and helping the organization to grow and improve their Algorithmic / Electronic Trading business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Part of the Global Algorithmic Development team with focus on US Equities.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the existing Algos in use
  • Maintain and enhance existing Algo Framework to cater for new demands from the US business
  • Work closely with the US electronic business / compliance to formalize new requirements into projects.
  • Delivery focused, innovative in defining solutions and implementing them to completion

Day to Day Duties:

  • Algo Development (C# or Java) includes framework development where required
  • Analytical skills to work together with Quants to understand new models to be used in Algos
  • Work independently on projects and see them through production.
  • Involve other teams (QA/Compliance/Middle Office/Support/) as and when required
  • Provide Level 2 support for production systems

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • C# or Java server-side development experience preferably with experience in trading systems or front office related development
  • Agile methodology
  • Experience with lively, organic, highly collaborative environments

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they build and deliver. An individuals with a passion for investment technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank with expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 14,000 people worldwide. They’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients



Posted On: Thursday, September 9, 2021



Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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