S/W Engineer / Quant Trading x 3

S/W Engineer / Quant Trading x 3

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE /  Vancouver, British Columbia  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

Our client, with 25 years of history in principal trading and just over over 1,300 employees around the Globe, is a technology-driven, diversified trading firm.

They are in process of building out their algorithmic trading research group at our newly formed office located within Metro Vancouver.

As a Senior Software Engineers, you will work closely with Researchers and Traders to develop high performance algorithmic trading strategies from inception to production. Our research and development teams collaborate on idea generation and strategy development, while encouraging independent exploration and original approaches. The role will challenge your ability to design best in class solutions for high bandwidth applications as well as optimize key latency sensitive routines within the pipeline.


Collaboratively designing, building and maintaining a low latency trading system
Creating scalable and performant software using software engineering best practices
Implementing strategies of the quant research and trading teams
Driving projects and leading new initiatives

Must Have Skills:


Bachelors or advanced degree in a technical field – Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Understanding of software development principles (OO design, TDD, etc)
Have a background in multi-threaded programming and a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction.
Strong programming skills using modern C++11/14 and some proficiency in Python

Nice to Have Skills:

•Financial experience or studies are a plus but not a requirement
•Experience building ML models and then packaging or productizing these models for deployment into existing systems
•A background in quantitative engineering or equity trading or financial services etc.

Special Perks:


Very competitive base salaries.
Profit Sharing of "trading desk profit pool" commensurate with your contribution the desk's success.

Working with a world class, best in class principal trading firm
Working with a veteran Quant Research Trader

Taxable benefs:

Automatic coverage of life, health and travel insurance
Supplied food (breakfast, lunch and take home meals, plus snacks at your disposal)
Transportation to and from work. A option of bus, metro, train, bixi.
Physical activities sessions and gym membership with any facility
Group Activities (yearly activity allowance to participate in out of work activities)
Daycare Subsidy
Top Ups for Paternity and Parental leave based on the employees years of service. We will match the government contribution starting at 75% after two years of service to 100% after 5 years of service
Education and Training for further career advancement
Professional Membership
3 weeks’ vacation + 5 flexible personal days (Prorated for the first year)


Starting: Apply to: rwm@gurulink.ca

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