Job title: Market Data Software Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Trading
Expertise: Python C++ Market Data Software Engineers Trading Systems
Skills: OneTick Activ KDB BPipe Elektron C++ Python AWS
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: New York, NY
Job published: 09/01/2022
Job ID: 33203

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Market Data Software Engineer on their Market Data Systems team, you will play an integral role in all operational aspects of onboarding, managing and maintaining various datasets (real time and historical) used by traders and quantitative researchers to analyze financial markets, determine trading opportunities, and establish trading strategies.


What you will do in this role

  • Be a subject matter expert in market data platforms, consisting of real-time platforms and generic financial time series platform
  • Work closely with traders, researchers and engineers to integrate market data platform into research lifecycle
  • Interact with researchers to identify required data feeds and onboard them
  • Enhance market data platform for internal data publishing
  • Propose solutions for various integration use cases for internal systems


What you will need in this role

  • Experience in market data systems (OneTick, Activ Financial, KDB, B-Pipe, Elektron)
  • Experience in working with datasets of any shape or form (timeseries, reference data, fundamental data, etc.)
  • Knowledge in data-related concepts (metadata, descriptive metrics, attributes, properties, etc.)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with databases and query construction
  • Programming skills: Python/C++
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks and projects, and efficiently handle the demands of a trading environment.


Additional skills or experience which enhance consideration for this role

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services or other cloud providers (S3, Athena)
  • Prior experience working with a variety of financial data providers and exchange data
  • Prior experience working with traders and quantitative researchers
  • Familiarity with real time software concepts