Overview

Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists. For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration.

Responsibilities

  • Implement new features needed by existing business
  • Integrate and test new trading algorithms and strategies
  • Develop systems for new markets, new products, and new trading opportunities
  • Improve the speed and scalability of our trading systems

Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of algorithms, computer networks, architecture and operating systems
  • Excellent C or C++ development skills (on Linux systems strongly preferred)
  • Proficiency in some scripting languages (e.g. Python, R, Ruby, etc.)
  • Fresh graduates welcome

Brownie points for:

  • Public tech activity (e.g. Stack Overflow contributions, GitHub projects, etc.)
  • Strong background in any of the following:
    • Mathematics and statistics
    • Data science
    • Kernel hacking
    • Distributed computing

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