Virtu is a leading financial firm that leverages cutting edge technology to deliver liquidity to the global markets and innovative, transparent trading solutions to our clients. As a market maker, Virtu provides deep liquidity that helps to create more efficient markets around the world. Our market structure expertise, broad diversification, and execution technology enables us to provide competitive bids and offers in over 19,000 securities, at over 235 venues, in 36 countries worldwide 

The firm’s complementary core offerings—market making, client execution services, and trading venues—give Virtu a competitive advantage in developing and applying innovative tools that deliver efficiencies and performance across the organization. 

Investors around the world receive better returns because of the work we do every day. From traders to technologists and everyone in between, VIRTUers are passionate about innovating, solving problems and making an impact on the bottom line. Our teams set the bar high and strive to consistently provide best-in-class service to institutional investors around the world.

VES is looking to add an Execution Consultant as we are entering a new phase in the transition to Virtu technology.

 

WE’LL TRUST YOU TO:

  • Be a multi-faceted algo strategist who can both comprehend algorithmic intentions and speak with clients about the Virtu algo suite, Frontier
  • Innovate by researching, designing and suggesting new logic to improve our execution algorithms
  • Become an expert in market structure both at the macro and micro level
  • Be consultative in approach, able to debate and advise on solutions with clients while keeping their objectives front of mind
  • Engage directly with clients, from the initial sales pitch though to tracking performance and ongoing education of our algos

WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • Excellent academic background. All majors welcome but hard sciences preferred (computer science, maths, physics and related fields).
  • Outstanding technical problem‐solving, programming experience is desirable (Python and SQL are a plus).
  • The ability to communicate information precisely and with agility, you will be speaking with clients frequently
  • A physicalizer; a person who identifies issues and creates solutions without rigid direction or fanfare
  • Highly motivated and tenacious individual, with a proven ability to take initiative and work independently and within a team
  • Team player: authentic, genuine person who is capable of working collective goals.

 

 

Virtu Financial is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, welcoming you for who you are and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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