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Algo Developer

Hudson River Trading
Algo Developer
New York, US
175,000 - 225,000
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Job Description

Hudson River Trading recruits heavily on campuses worldwide. At HRT we are mathematicians, computer scientists, statisticians, physicists and engineers. We focus on hiring brilliant minds in disciplines that are highly quantitative, analytical, research-oriented and demand excellent programming skills. 

​​Algorithm Developers are responsible for building and maintaining the models that drive our trading. A typical day involves applying rigorous statistical analysis to vast quantities of market and financial data to produce provably predictive trading models. You will run models live on our high-performance trading infrastructure, and analyze their daily performance to maintain ongoing profitability. Working in close collaboration with fellow algo developers and core developers, you will research, develop, and test novel order execution and model training methods to increase trading efficiency.


  • Brilliant analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work creatively and independently on long-term technical problems

  • Familiarity with the C++ programming language


  • You possess a bachelor's degree in Math, CS, Stats, Physics, or related field
  • You are capable of working independently as well as part of a team
  • You can analyze and fix problems quickly
  • You learn quickly and apply new skills effectively
  • You are a graduating senior, masters, or PhD student looking to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • You are available to start work in February or August 2023. If you are graduating at a later time, we encourage you to check out our internship opportunities!

Annual base salary range of $175,000 to $225,000. Pay (base and bonus) may vary depending on job-related skills and experience. A sign-on and discretionary performance bonus will be provided as part of the total compensation package, in addition to company-paid medical and/or other benefits.

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