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Full Stack Developer

Hudson River Trading
Full Stack Developer
Chicago, US
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Job Description

Hudson River Trading is looking to hire an experienced Full Stack Developer. In this role, you will be responsible for automating and developing a wide variety of web-based systems with a Python backend, including our post trade and middle office systems.

As a Full Stack Developer, your code will impact business logic, provide user- friendly interfaces, and increase the quality of our web-based infrastructure. You will work closely with different teams such as Algo, Business Development, Middle Office, and Trading Tech.

It will be your responsibility to understand end-user needs and communicate effectively around project feasibility and timelines. You’ll interface heavily with both technical and non-technical peers. You will successfully leverage your technical skills to design and create full-stack applications, expand existing infrastructure, and identify opportunities for improvement.


  • Build new web-based tooling to provide insights and enable real-time actions using financial data, operational data, trading activity, and more
  • Architect and design enhancements for our global web-based systems, mainly using Python and React
  • Working closely with a variety of senior technical and non-technical users, own projects from end-to-end, including inception, gathering and refining requirements, forming and executing a structured plan, and managing ongoing support and iterations to the initial plan
  • Work on tasks with a variety of time scopes, from quick fixes for existing processes to long-term direction setting
  • Maintain and improve existing internal and external processes and infrastructure
  • Understand and provide guidance on a large variety of data sources, minimizing unnecessary complexity through complete solutions


  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 4+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of working Python programming experience
  • 3+ years of working Javascript/Typescript experience on a modern web framework (React preferred)
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Excellent multitasking and time management skills
  • Ability to navigate large interconnected projects with close attention to details
  • Ability to work independently, but also collaborate effectively with team members
  • Ability to look at code, figure out how it works, and identify how to make it better
  • Be able to explain complicated topics, such as software design or business logic, to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Driven by curiosity
  • Thrives within a team that consistently challenges you to improve
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