Volant Trading

  • GUI Developer

    Job Locations US-NY
    # 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.


    The role is a full-time position on our IT team working primarily in C#, and occasionally in C++ on Linux. The candidate would be responsible for all aspects of the front end of the system, including the servers that assemble and distribute the data to the traders' desktop.  We are looking for an entry to mid-level engineer to take a major role in extending and improving our trading GUI.



    • Developing GUI components for new markets, new products and new trading strategies
    • Designing new ways to display data for monitoring and trading analysis
    • Improving the scalability and performance of our GUIs, including server processes that drive the GUIs


    • 1-3 years front end programming experience

    • Must have strong interpersonal skills
    • Great communication skills along with the ability to present information clearly and succinctly
    • Drive and commitment to resolve problems
    • Show attention to detail
    • Enthusiastic self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision
    • Flexible team player who effectively prioritizes and juggles multiple concurrent projects



    Qualified candidates should hold at least an undergraduate degree. This is a hands-on development role. You should have some experience and skills in C# GUI. Familiarity with C/C++ application development is a plus. In addition, experience in some of the following would be a plus:

    • Displaying real-time financial market-data
    • Creating server-side caches of displayable data
    • Understanding of TCP/UDP/IP and the networking stack
    • .NET WCF and WPF
    • Python scripting
    • SQL


    Volant Trading is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


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