Senior Software Engineer

May 10, 2022
Houston, TX
Job Type


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building high performance distributed applications for our data platform to process large datasets. The platform is used by the entire firm to drive business-critical analytics and decision making. The technical requirements are listed below, but more than anything we are looking for people who excel at getting things done. This position is based in Houston and will be a hybrid work schedule. What yoursquoll do As the member of a software project team, you will be doing work that directly affects our ability to trade every day. You will work with a strong team of developers and analysts that will create and maintain the tools and software that support our mission-critical trading systems. On any given day you may find yourself doing the following Using agile development practices and modern toolsets to implement and maintain proprietary applications Using a variety of programming languages such as C++, Python, Java, JavaScript, Elixir Deploying containerized applications on kubernetes or to serverless platforms Building applications that leverage internal data to meet various reporting requirements Building and maintaining data pipelines to ingest, normalize and arbitrate data from external vendors and internal sources Analyzing large amounts of data and troubleshooting data quality issues Learning how exchanges work, how trading works, and how Quantlab operates Helping Quantlab transition to Cloud native platforms Working effectively in a pair-programming environment What yoursquoll have You are a continuous learner, passionate about technology and want to know how things work You have a proven record of delivering high-quality software in Linux and Cloud environments You take initiative, own your work, and are persistent in following your products into production You develop manageable and maintainable software you build things yoursquore proud of Challenges excite you you easily abstract simplicity from complex systems You leverage engineering best practices like Continuous Delivery and BDD for fast feedback and learning cycles You possess a Bachelorrsquos Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field Bonus Points Have experience working with CloudBig DataHPC environments Have contributed to different open source projects Yoursquore up to date on modern C++ standards and have been using C++1417 professionally or in your personal projects Experience with Object Stores such as S3 Experience working with tensors What yoursquoll get The unique opportunity to work alongside talented and passionate experts who take pride in delivering results Attractive compensation and bonus structure Generous benefit plan structure including an option for fully paid health insurance premiums for individuals Free catered lunches every day with snacks and beverages provided daily Company paid onsite gym membership Training and development opportunities Pre-tax transportation benefit Casual dress Company events, often including employees' families Who we are Quantlab is a quantitative trading firm where Technology and Scientific Research are central to our business and key to our success. Founded in 1998, Quantlab is a pioneer in quantitative algorithmic trading. Behind our success is our people. We hire some of the smartest and most passionate engineers and quants in the world. The firm is privately held with headquarters in Houston, and offices in New York, Chicago, Denver, Boston, Austin, and Singapore. We are a science lab spinning trade data in the centrifuge of math and technology to parse financial frontiers and optimize results. Why you should work with us Quantlab is constantly pushing the boundaries of technology, from high performance computing clusters attached to petabytes of storage, to ultra-low latency hardware, to highly optimized operating systems. Our team members enjoy the collaborative and impact-driven atmosphere where passion, innovation, and the scientific process power amazing results. This is just one reason we continue to attract the industryrsquos most enterprising and brightest talent. Our regard for tenacity, humility, and an intrinsic will to win promotes a fast-paced, team-first culture where brilliance is magnified into global leading lights. Quantlab is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only search firms with valid, written agreements with Quantlab should submit resumes in response to Quantlabrsquos posted positions. All resumes submitted by search firms to Quantlab via e-mail, the Internet, personal delivery, facsimile, or any other method without a valid written agreement shall be deemed the sole property of Quantlab, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Quantlab. Quantlab is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, genetic information, age, military service, or any other protected characteristic. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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