Algo Web Frontend Engineer @ Hudson River Trading - New York, NY

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Algo Web Frontend Engineer

Hudson River Trading - New York, NY

As an Algo Web Frontend Engineer, you will be responsible for building beautiful easy-to-use web visualization tools used by our Algo Developers (ADs) to conduct research, monitor various aspects of our trading or manage their orders and trades. These tools are used daily by our ADs and are a critical piece of our research and trading infrastructure. As an Algo Web Frontend Engineer, you will be responsible for building the web frontend of multiple such tools and will have a major impact on our trading and our business.

In this role, you will be a part of a small team and will be involved in all stages of software development. You will work closely with ADs, learn about their needs and decide what products to build to satisfy these needs. You will be responsible for translating vague AD requirements into beautiful, polished web applications. You will also get to see how your products are used daily by various Algo teams at HRT and observe the impact they have on our trading and HRT's success.

Your work will be primarily on the frontend side of our apps, using modern web technologies - React/Redux/Typescript. You might occasionally do some server side work as well which will be in Python and/or C++.

The Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Professional experience as a frontend engineer
  • Strong understanding of frontend technologies - TypeScript/CSS/React/Redux
  • Good understanding of UX design principles
  • Passion for UX and building polished web applications
  • Passion for writing clean and maintainable code
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to translate vague client requirements into concrete software solutions
  • Experience with Python and/or C++ is a plus

Culture:

Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

At HRT we come from all sorts of backgrounds: mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and engineering. We're a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automated trading. Our culture celebrates great ideas whether they come from HRT veterans or new hires. At HRT we're friends and colleagues, whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Seems like something you might be interested in? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are, we'd love to get to know you.

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