Flow Traders US is seeking talented Java Engineers to join our growing team in New York. Software Engineers at Flow Traders provide us our competitive edge, equipping traders with the information and capabilities that they need to make sound business decisions. Java plays a critical role in our core business services, enabling connectivity to hundreds of venues, scalable market data and order processing, and development of innovative trading algorithms.

As a Java Engineer, you will write efficient code, create new designs and maintain existing applications with a focus on low latency and stability. You will work in small teams grouped by business area and follow agile practices. Your team will own a set of related applications and work in tight, daily collaboration with business owners. These end users are only a short walk away, which creates swift feedback loops and immediate insight into the value that your code provides. To foster collaboration and enable autonomy, we maintain shared libraries, encourage code re-use, and continuously evolve our views on application architecture.

Some of the Technologies we use in the Development Process:

  • Common stack: Java 8 & Java 11, Netty, Chronicle Queue, Hibernate, MariaDB, Cassandra, gRPC, Guava, Prometheus
  • Big Data stack: Kafka, HDFS, AirFlow, Spark, Avro, Hazelcast, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Web/UI: Spring MVC, Jetty, Mustache, JavaFX, Jackson
  • Testing: Mockito, Truth, JUnit5
  • Development life-cycle support: Bitbucket, Bamboo, Confluence, Jira, Sonar Cube, IntelliJ IDEA, your-kit

What You Will Do

  • Align requirements, implementation, and standards with global Java Engineering Team
  • Deliver core US roadmap items which require real-time and/or critical-path software
  • Write efficient code, create new designs and maintain existing applications with a focus on low latency and stability
  • Work in small teams grouped by business area and follow agile practices
  • Own a set of related applications and work in tight, daily collaboration with business owners

What You Need to Succeed

  • 3 + years post-graduation work experience
  • BSc or MSc in Computing Science or equivalent
  • Core Java experience
  • Experience in parallel and multithreaded programming
  • In-depth knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Interest in achieving maximum performance from available hardware and software
  • Ability to communicate with technical and business colleagues
  • Working experience in professional software development
  • Previous experience in the trading industry is advantageous

Recruitment Process

  1. Submit your resume
  2. Complete our Technical/Hackerrank assessments
  3. Behavioral interview with HR
  4. Technical Interviews with Development Team
  5. Final Interview with our Head of Technology, Head of Product Development, and New York team

*Please note that the recruitment process may take place virtually due to COVID

Where permitted by applicable law, all new hires as of August 15th 2021, will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Accommodations related to this requirement will be available for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

What We Offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual profit share and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance coverage
  • 401k plan with generous match
  • In-house lounge with a bar, game consoles, poker & billiards tables
  • Daily catered lunch, cold brew coffee on tap and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly table massages and bi-weekly haircuts
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Reimbursed gym membership or home equipment and other wellness initiatives
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend industry seminars and conferences
  • and more!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

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