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Senior Quantitative Java Software Engineer

HC Technologies
Senior Quantitative Java Software Engineer
New York, US
100,000 - 200,000
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Job Description

HCTech is a financial technology company with offices in New York, Chicago and London.

We design/build/operate mission critical systems that are used for financial markets transactions, and are building a team of experienced and motivated software engineers to develop the next generation trading platform.

We are looking for the following qualities:

  • Team Oriented - We want people who are as committed to making the team better through sharing ideas as they are driven to improve their individual performance.
  • Systematic Problem Solving - You must enjoy tackling new concepts quickly, combining knowledge from different domains, and take a data-driven approach to testing new ideas.
  • Mental Flexibility - You’ll have to frequently adapt based on new data, results, and feedback on your ideas and your performance.
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking - We value academic training and research but our work is not an academic exercise. We aggressively test ideas, drop projects with limited upside, and focus our efforts on the bottom line.


  • Designing, coding, implementing core trading components
  • Collaborating with quantitative traders to design and test trading models ● Building real-time trading applications


  • 5+ years experience in Java development
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Proficiency in UNIX system programming
  • Proficiency with Git
  • Proficiency with relational databases (MySQL, PostGreSQL)
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks (Gtest, JUnit, etc)

Highly desired experience:

  • Experience with low latency programming
  • Experience with distributed systems, multithreading and JAVA I/O
  • Technically comfortable using all aspect of Java
  • Experience with database programming using JDBC/SQL
  • Experience with application profiling and debugging
  • Experience in financial markets (we can bring you up to speed)

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Science, Engineering, Math, or 5 years of equivalent experience

HCTech provides excellent benefits and a casual, friendly work environment in a great neighborhood. This is a full-time job.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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