About Clear Street Markets:

Clear Street Markets provides liquidity and transparency to electronic financial markets across the globe. Our skilled team of cross-functional experts engage in quantitative and algorithmic trading to generate exceptional results in highly competitive and rapidly changing global financial markets. 

The dynamic real-time environment of market making means participants must be quick and calculated. Our researchers and data scientists work tirelessly to find patterns in massive amounts of noisy data that our sophisticated traders then use to guide their complex strategies.

We share ideas and collaborate to maximize our differing experiences and backgrounds, drawing inspiration from academia and parallel industries. Our teams employ state-of-the-art technologies and research methods to help find the next great trading opportunity. 

By bringing together highly-skilled researchers, data scientists, and seasoned trading professionals in a collaborative, pragmatic environment, Clear Street Markets is able to thrive in today’s fast-paced markets.

The Role: 
As a Trading Application Software Engineer, you will work closely with the traders, researchers and engineers in your team and across the firm to understand, design, and implement solutions that support our trading activities. From building tools to research components, you will work with an experienced and talented team of engineers to extend the teams proprietary trading systems and applications. You will deploy, monitor, and scale out cloud based systems. We constantly explore and integrate new technologies and you will be an integral part of these ongoing efforts.

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science and deep foundational knowledge in low level computing
  • You have 6+ years of experience designing and implementing high availability applications where you have contributed highly optimized Python and C++ code to projects
  • You have the battle scars of an engineer that has designed and delivered applications service oriented architectures. You fought to balance robustness, scalability, data throughput, and latency concerns and won.
  • You are comfortable deploying your code in public cloud environments and have specific tooling experience with Docker
  • You are passionate about exploring new technologies and have proven you know how to incorporate these finds into existing stacks.
  • You live to move fast and release, developing with pace and velocity
Bonus points if you also:
  •  Know how to administer Linux systems
  • Are familiar with developing linear trading models and portfolio optimizers
  • Have experience with developing market data handlers and OMS with FIX, Itch and Ouch protocols in C++
  • Have experience with developing backtesting engine with add-remove-modify market data
We offer:
  • The opportunity to join a small and growing team of good people with a long track record of success, where you can make a significant impact
  • An environment that champions collaboration and prioritizes pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
  • Work that is fast paced, intellectually challenging, and most of all, profoundly rewarding.
  • An environment where creativity and ownership of projects is encouraged and supported
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks

The Base Salary Range for this role is $100,000 - $200,000. This range is representative of the starting base salaries for this role at Clear Street. Where a candidate falls in this range will be based on job related factors such as relevant experience, skills, and location. This range represents Base Salary only, which is just one element of Clear Street's total compensation. The range stated does not include other factors of total compensation such as bonuses or equity.

We are requiring new employees to be in the office 4 days per week.

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