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Algorithm Developer

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 looking for outstanding Algorithms Developers to join our team.

In this role, you will do:

  • End to end development and deployment of high frequency trading algorithms.

  • Development and application of trading algos in a highly competitive real time environment.

  • Analyzing large and complex data sets finding ways to improve existing trading strategies.

  • Building scalable infrastructures and developing algorithms for modeling the financial market.

What you’ll need to succeed:

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

  • At least 3 years of industry experience

  • Strong programming skills, preferably in C/C++/R.

  • Strong statistical, mathematical and problem-solving skills- advantage

  • Self-motivation and ability to communicate within and across teams

  • 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 enjoy a high level of autonomy and independence , we would love to hear from you.

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