Algorithmic Trading and Risk Operations Specialist
Broadway Technology
London, England
4d ago

Broadway Technology is a software company that builds and sells high-performance distributed systems that make the business of trading and transacting money (and other financial assets) easier, faster, safer, and smarter for everyone involved.

Our technology makes it simple to create, combine, and extend large-scale, high-performance intelligent systems in ways that were never before possible.

As pioneers within our industry, we hire top talent and strive to build the next generation of thought leaders. People who are naturally compelled to figure out what works and why - enthusiastic crafters, outside-the-box thinkers, and brilliant self-starters.

No stuffy corporate office. No dress code or business attire (unless that’s your thing). No endless meeting schedules. We build amazing software that solves real-time problems with some of the greatest thinkers around the world, and we love doing it.

Overview

Do you enjoy working at the intersection of finance and technology to rapidly diagnose and resolve business-related problems presented by traders and quant researchers at some of the world’s leading financial institutions?

Do you get bored doing the same tasks every day? Do you get excited devising creative solutions to difficult problems? Do you want to be viewed as a trusted advisor ?

Can you handle pressure-filled situations while remaining cool and collected?

Broadway is looking for a London-based resource who will partner with our end-users on the trading floors of some of the world's leading financial institutions.

This is a unique opportunity to show off your business and technical acumen. This is not your typical support role, nor is it for the faint of heart.

This is your opportunity to be at the forefront of one of the most exciting areas in financial technology low-latency electronic trading.

This role requires a geek-meets-adventurer personality that thrives on facing challenges head-on in new and unfamiliar environments.

You will be backed up by our world-class team of developers and have an arsenal of diagnostic tools at your disposal.

Responsibilities

  • Cultivating and managing relationships with traders via in-person meetings and phone calls
  • Rapidly diagnosing and resolving issues relating to smart order routing, trading algorithms and end-user GUIs
  • Creating end-user documentation and contributing to the knowledge base
  • Thinking on your feet to address issues ranging from execution quality optimal user interface configurations
  • Analyzing large data sets and presenting actionable feedback to internal and external customers
  • Proactively preventing future problems by devising both tactical and strategic solutions
  • Requirements

  • Previous experience supporting traders is a MUST
  • Strong attention to detail, self-management, initiative, discipline, and follow-through
  • Exceptional problem-solving ability
  • Pristine written and oral communication skills
  • Unrelenting dedication to customer success
  • Bachelor’s degree finance, economics, or engineering preferred
  • Proficiency with either SQL, Python, or at least one scripting language
  • Strong understanding of fixed income markets (cash and futures) and the foreign exchange (FX) market
  • About Broadway Technology

    Broadway Technology is a software company that builds and sells low-latency distributed systems, primarily for use in financial applications like trading bonds, fiat currencies, and cryptocurrencies.

    Our software has powered the world’s most critical systems at top financial institutions and controls well over $125 trillion in business annually across five continents.

    Our proprietary software platform is an open, flexible, complete solution for screen and automated trading operations of any size and complexity.

    Founded in 2003, Broadway has nearly 200 employees worldwide with offices in New York, Austin, London, Waterloo, Toronto and Christchurch.

    Our founders are industry-recognized innovators (as well as MIT and Cornell alum) with advanced CS / engineering degrees and 15+ years leading high-tech ventures.

    We take a rapid, methodical approach to development; and we focus on creating solutions that solve our clients’ immediate needs, yet can evolve and scale as needs change.

    We believe that creating the best technology is not enough. We have a deep commitment to providing the best service and support in the industry.

    We partner with our customers to solve the hardest problems they face and ensure they achieve their goals. We are hands-on and solutions-oriented, and understand that we succeed only when our customers succeed.

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