• Senior Software Developer

    Location US-NY-New York
    Date posted 2 months ago(10/23/2018 3:15 PM)
    Developers & technologists
    Position type

    We are seeking a highly motivated software engineer to work on developing our next generation Financial Market Data back-end server applications.


    Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors


    • Design and develop new features and API calls Market Data Server.
    • Market Data Server is a large scale distributed in-memory query engine designed to provide traders their mission critical reference data written in Java / KDB You can play a critical role in engineering new functionality into this application that provides data to trading, pre- and post-trade analysis, algos, execution and other ITG internal clients
    • Take the lead on finding and incorporating new technologies into the architecture
    • Work with Product Management to refine and analyze business requirements, then translate that into software design. Then turn that design into working code, coordinate testing with our Quality Assurance team, and release the Agile stories into production
    • Serve as second-line support of developed applications


    • A bachelor's degree and five years’ experience
    • A self-starter attitude
    • In-depth experience in Core Java, including multithreading and how to wring best performance out of the code
    • Ability to research and solve problems individually while working in a small, geographically-distributed team
    • Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
    • Knowledge of Scripting Languages (Python, Perl, Shell)
    • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux
    • Knowledge of KDB/Q object oriented programming
    • Experience in Agile development methodology, ideally using Rally (optional)
    • Experience with Subversion, Maven, Eclipse (optional)
    • Knowledge of SQL (optional)


    • Exposure to different technologies, such as KDB/Q, C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
    • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
    • A smaller team environment with 3-8 developers
    • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
    • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
    • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
    • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
    • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
    • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between


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