Thursday, July 24, 2008

Trader Tool Developer

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The Trading Tool Developer is responsible for defining, creating and enhancing tools used in our electronic trading operations. This position will interface with traders to coordinate the design, programming, testing and implementation of short-term development projects and trading tools. Using knowledge of financial trading concepts and systems, this position will quickly turn ideas into practical solutions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Work with traders to understand the business need, gather business requirements and help analyze solutions
Manage the development and training lab to help traders develop and backtest their ideas in a controlled environment
Take a lead role in key components of the software development process including; program specifications, programming and testing
Work closely with traders, the development team and staff across the organization throughout the development process
Create and update documentation for new development projects
Adhere to quality standards
Develop effective test plans
Effectively roll out new tools and enhancements
Create user documentation
Recognize opportunities to expand the application across trading strategies
Provide useful training to end users in a clear and timely manner

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience testing and deploying trading systems
Experience with trading software API

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with traders
Strong documentation skills
Experience in the financial industry
Familiarity with CQG backtesting a plus

Educational/Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
1-2 years experience using the .NET framework and Java

We are a selective and dynamic organization with the best infrastructure to support sound decision making. You are invited to visit our company website at to find out more about us. If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your resume, coverletter, and salary requirements to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] with your name and “Trading Tool Developer” in the subject line.

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