Kforce Vice President, Algo Developer in New York, New York

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Vice President, Algo Developer - Electronic Trading / Equities in New York, New York (NY). Summary: An opportunity exists for a technically oriented individual to join the Electronic Trading team. A strong experience in C development and application support is required. The role focuses on developing, maintaining and supporting highly available systems that can process large quantities of data with very low latency. The successful candidate would be able to perform well under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines. Excellent communication skills are also required to interact with clients as well as internal traders. Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and support execution strategies

  • Implement strategy enhancements and customizations

  • Own specific projects or issues from start to finish

  • Work closely with the global development team

  • Identify and fix trading issues, investigate and respond to traders and client's queries

  • Perform regression testing, configuration changes and in some cases, release new versions to production

  • STL experience (Standard Template Library) (Mandatory)

  • Boost experience, including event handling (Mandatory)

  • Advanced knowledge of C , including templates (Mandatory)

  • Multithreading, low-level primitives, atomic variables, mutex, condition variable, understanding of threads even if using C libraries like Boost

  • TCP and Multicast communications

  • Understand debugging with GDB and similar tool

  • *Unix low-level

  • Perl and shell scripting

  • SQL skills

  • Ability to work with colleagues around the world

  • Quick to learn and curious about all things

  • Understand performance verification and optimization tools

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:180000.00Maximum Compensation:300000.00