• Algorithmic Trading Developer

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Date posted 5 months ago(10/23/2018 5:53 PM)
    Developers & technologists
    Position type

    ITG is looking for an  eager and motivated Algo Trading Developer to join our team!


    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


    • Develop and support ITG’s automated trading servers
    • Build and support low-latency trading algorithms under the guidance of management
    • Enhance the next-generation trading platform and solve highly technical and complex problems on multiple projects
    • Enhance our existing algo suite
    • Understand and enhance different trading strategies/tactics
    • Conduct system modeling, prototyping and analysis while designing software applications
    • Take full end-to-end ownership of software, including analyzing and supporting it in beta and production phases
    • Work in a fast moving and rapidly changing environment using agile methodology


    • Professional experience with C# and C++
    • Undergraduate degree in Software Engineering or other related discipline
    • Minimum of 4 years of software experience and 2 years related industry experience
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • A deep understanding of the software development cycle and ability to work under Agile development practices
    • Ability to cope with multiple development streams in parallel
    • Ability to develop applications independently while working interdependently with other developers to keep a consistent architecture
    • Experience with Test Driven Design
    • Excellent understanding of the Visual Studio .Net programming environment
    • Working knowledge of relational database concepts
    • Proven experience building highly scalable robust event-driven software
    • Understanding of UAT practices
    • Experience with FIX an asset
    • Market and/or trading familiarity an asset


    • Exposure to different technologies, such as 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

    “ITG is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process and applicants with a disability may request to be accommodated throughout the recruitment process. We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility needs.”


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