As a software engineer, you will develop Volant’s proprietary trading system using the latest technologies. Your work will support ultra low-latency trading and sophisticated risk-management, and provide the data and systems to underpin our trading research.



  • Design and implement core libraries for a high-frequency trading platform
  • Improve the speed and scalability of our trading platform
  • Develop systems and tools to access historical data for analysis and trading simulations
  • Implement, integrate, and test trading applications



Solid understanding of algorithms, computer networks, architecture, and operating systems

Excellent C or C++ development skills. Ideally on Linux systems. 

Proficiency in some scripting languages (e.g. Python, shell, etc.)

At least 3 years professional software development experience

Demonstrable interest in keeping up to date with technology.

Strong background in at least one of the following:

    • Mathematics and statistics
    • Data science
    • Kernel hacking
    • Networking and distributed computing
    • Derivatives automated-trading systems

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