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Quantitative Developer, Research Infrastructure Engineer

Tower Research Capital
Quantitative Developer, Research Infrastructure Engineer
New York, US
150,000 - 250,000
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Job Description

Tower Research Capital, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Quantitative Developer to join one of our trading teams.


  • Help architect and develop unified system by which strategies are produced
  • Reduce time and cost to perform research, and enable new research by designing flexible, efficient and scalable systems that are easy to use by traders and researchers


  • At least a bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or related field from a top university
  • Software development experience in C++ and proficiency in Python and Bash
  • A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming
  • Experience with distributed systems, scientific computing, and machine learning algorithms.
  • Deep understanding of machine and network level details of computer hardware and operating systems
  • Excellent software design skills
  • Experience in either a trading or a research-driven environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • The willingness to take on tasks both big and small
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English
  • Financial experience is not required.

Anticipated New York annual base salary range $150,000-250,000, plus eligible for performance based bonus.

Tower’s dual offices and garden roof decks are located in TriBeCa and SoHo, neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • 401(k) with company matching
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation per year plus 11 paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses
  • Free events and workshops
  • Donation matching program

Tower Research Capital is an equal opportunity employer.

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