Software Engineer (Futures & FX Domain Expertise)

Systems Engineers (Futures, FX SME)


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Our client is an algorithmic hedge fund founded in the 2000's with offices in the New York City to Philadelphia corridor. They build robust, high-quality software that we run and manage on a global network of computer servers. Our software implements real-time mathematical models (using Machine Learning) that trade around the clock in many of the world’s financial markets and asset classes.


They are a small group of scientists and software engineers who take pride in their  software craftsmanship and are looking to add a systems engineer to our team.


This team member will:

  • Design our next generation globally distributed compute platform
  • Improve our low-latency trading infrastructure, by tuning both the Linux kernel and associated hardware
  • Deploy and monitor our high-performance trading software on our distributed compute platform
  • Collaborate on our storage and cloud infrastructure projects


Skills/experience that we look for in a team member:

  • Linux kernel
  • Cisco/Arista networking
  • Network programming (sockets)
  • C, Python, Cython, NumPy


Characteristics that we look for in a team member;

  • Loves to build bulletproof infrastructure - both software and hardware stacks
  • Enjoys learning and acquiring knowledge - quickly and independently
  • Dislikes complexity and strives to find simple and elegant solutions
  • Collaborative and team-oriented


Yes, we are in the financial industry, but no, we do not require any financial industry experience for some positions.


If you love to build rock-solid production software, then please reach out to us - we'd love to talk with you. All experience levels are encouraged to apply.


Some of the benefits of working at our client:

  • Awesome colleagues
  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-based discretionary bonus
  • 401(k)
  • Excellent health and dental insurance with 100% of premiums paid by Edgestream - for employees and their immediate family
  • Catered lunches, four days a week
  • Free on-site gym