Software Engineer - Risk/Compliance

Houston, TX 77006-5443

Post Date: 04/23/2018 Job ID: 10332 Category: C++, Python


We are seeking a Software Developer – Risk and Compliance to help design, build, and operate our state of the art trading systems.

What will you be doing?

As the member of a software project team, you will be doing work that directly affects the ability to trade every day.  You will work with a strong team of developers & analysts that will create, maintain and support the tools and software that make up mission-critical risk and compliance applications.  On any given day you may find yourself doing the following:
  • Writing C++, python, JavaScript, React, or Lua routines and libraries in a Linux environment
  • Building applications that leverage internal data to meet various risk and compliance reporting requirements
  • Analyzing enormous amounts of data in near real-time.
  • Learning how exchanges work; learning how trading works; learning how our client operates

Who are you?
  • You are a continuous learner, passionate about technology and want to know how things work
  • Expertise building software in modern C++,   Java Script, React, Lua, or python.
  • You have a proven record of delivering high-quality software in a Linux environment
  • You take initiative, own your work, and are persistent in following your products into production
  • You develop manageable and maintainable software; you build things you’ re proud of
  • You are smart.  Challenges excite you. You easily abstract simplicity from complex systems
  • You leverage engineering best practices like Continuous Delivery and TDD for fast feedback and learning cycles

Our ideal candidates bring many of the following attributes to the table.
  • Understands static or dynamic languages and selecting the right tool for the job
  • Have worked in event driven transaction model or collection pipelines
  • Experience building fault tolerant applications able to withstand hardware or network failures
  • Understanding of and experience with Continuous Delivery and Deployment
  • Experience using mysql or mariaDB is a bonus but not required
  • Experience with React and full stack development is a bonus but not required
  • Experience in the automated trading domain is a bonus but not required

What you’ ll get:
  • The unique opportunity to work alongside talented and passionate experts who take pride in delivering results
  • Great compensation and attractive bonus structure
  • Generous benefits plan structure including an option for fully paid health insurance premiums for individuals
  • Free catered lunches every day with snacks and beverages provided daily
  • Weekly in-house professional massages
  • Fully paid, on-site gym membership
  • Tickets to sporting and theater events
  • Casual dress
  • Company events, often including employees’ families.  
C++, Python

Evan Pollock

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