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Software Engineer

Istra is a leading Algo-Trading research company specializing in developing and deploying High Frequency Trading strategies (HFT). We use state of the art technology and algorithms that are developed by our elite highly-skilled group of experienced researchers and developers in a challenging, pleasant, and rewarding work environment.

We are constantly looking for experienced & skilled Software Engineers to join our team.

In this role, you will:

  • Design, develop, analyze and implement advanced cutting edge distributed automated trading systems - demanding extreme throughput and latency optimization.

  • Take part in the full life cycle development of data engineering analytics, in a complex, research environment, while contributing directly to our dynamic, operational flows (CI/CD).

  • Work with quants to build scalable infrastructures and develop algorithms for modeling the financial market.

  • Build tools and simulators for exploring market opportunities and analyzing the competitive landscape.

  • Study and exploit bit level considerations to optimize throughput and latency of cross hardware and software components.

  • Manage and monitor an on-premise cluster and our cloud based environment, where we execute data demanding pipelines.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Cum laude BSc. in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering from a well-known academic institute.

  • Strong knowledge and experience developing scalable systems, preferably in C++

  • Experience in design & development of large scale enterprise systems – advantage

  • Experience in the areas of latency, high-throughput network programming – advantage

  • Passion for big data and data-driven decision making

  • A deep sense of intellectual curiosity and excellence

  • Independent, thorough, motivated, and innovative

So, if you love challenges, have a constant striving for excellence and a desire to be influential, we would love to hear from you.

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