Trading Systems Developer

  • Competitive
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland Geneva Geneve CH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • White Oak Asset Management
  • 22 Aug 18 2018-08-22

White Oak Asset Management is a systematic hedge fund based in Geneva, Switzerland. The firm specialises in alternative asset classes and has a significant presence in the foreign exchange market. White Oak is recruiting a developer to join a dynamic team of experienced researchers, engineers and traders.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Development of trading APIs, back-testing, reporting and monitoring tools to enable efficient implementation of systematic strategies.
  • Development of fundamental libraries for the research team, optimising performance and development of infrastructure.
  • Liaison and trouble-shooting with trading venues and third-party software providers.
  • Designing and engineering low-latency trading systems for resilience, security and safer trading.
  • Support the research team through developing the build, test and release process. 

Key Skills & Requirements

  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • A degree level qualification in a highly quantitative subject such as Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or Engineering from a top-tier institution.
  • 3-5 years professional experience .Net development in C# or F# is essential.
  • Experience in engineering high-performance real-time software in a multi-threaded environment.
  • Experience in all aspects of a modern development process including version control, unit testing and continuous integration.
  • A good understanding of basic statistics and algorithmic complexity.
  • Practical experience of SQL and database management, large data sets or time series data, TCP/IP, networking, WCF or web services would be useful.
  • Trading systems experience, ideally in the FX or futures markets is highly desirable.
  • The candidate must be an EU or Swiss citizen, or have a permit to work in Switzerland.

The successful applicant will be a good communicator, and be able to contribute to a dynamic, yet calm, working environment. The company values honesty, self-awareness, willingness to pitch in, and the ability to listen to other points of view to reach a team consensus.

Please send your CV to careers@whiteoakam.com