Volant Trading

  • Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists. For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration.


    • Design and implement core libraries for a high-frequency trading platform
    • Improve the speed and scalability of our trading platform
    • Develop systems and tools to access historical data for analysis and trading simulations
    • Implement, integrate, and test trading applications


    • Solid understanding of algorithms, computer networks, architecture, and operating systems
    • Excellent C or C++ development skills (on Linux systems strongly preferred)
    • Proficiency in some scripting languages (e.g. Python, shell, etc.)
    • At least 3 years of experience required

    Brownie points for:

    • Public tech activity (e.g. Stack Overflow contributions, GitHub projects, etc.)
    • Strong background in any of the following:
      • Mathematics and statistics
      • Data science
      • Kernel hacking
      • Networking and distributed computing


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