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Quantitative Developer

HAP Capital
Quantitative Developer
New York, US
150,000 - 180,000
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Job Description

HAP Capital is seeking a strong Quantitative Developer to join the Delta One Team. The group is focused on quantitative market making and arbitrage strategies in numerous derivative products around the world. The ideal candidate will demonstrate genuine interest in building high performant applications touching every aspect of automated trading. This person must have keen interest in building large- scale production systems, high- performance trading applications and driving improvement in all levels of the technology stack.

As a Quantitative Developer, you will…

· Develop applications designed for scalability, performance, and stability.

· Build and support market access solutions that deliver speed, efficiency, and simplicity to trading strategies.

· Research and innovate ideas in software engineering and high- performance computing.

· Partner with researchers and core engineers to devise next gen solutions for firm’s trading activities.



  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar

  • Proficiency in advanced C++ (14/17) and Python

  • Proficiency in advanced data structures, algorithms, OO programming, and computational complexity

  • Proficiency in data analytics

  • Strong analytical and problem- solving skills with a strong sense of ownership.

  • Strong interest in self- improvement and learning

Additional Skills/Experience

  • Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, EE, or similar

  • Experience with low- level system facilities: operating systems, threading, I/O, signals, shared memory

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, and network topology; experience with socket programming

  • Knowledge of exchange connectivity, order management systems, and high frequency trading

  • Low latency: hardware/bios tuning, NUMA aware, multi-threaded design, lock- free programming

  • Knowledge of statistics and quantitative modeling

  • Low latency: complier and cache optimization, user-space networking (kernel bypass), IPC/RPC

  • Experience with designing simulation and back-testing frameworks and research infrastructure


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