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CAREERS

 
 

Quantitative Researcher

Quantitative Researchers work directly with our portfolio managers to innovate in our lab and manage production strategies.  Our research team has excelled at multiple top firms and offers an opportunity to work with a strong successful group. Our technology enables rapid experimentation, flexibility in quantitative approaches, and large-scale hypothesis testing in a parallel computing environment.  Our culture is collaborative and open with an emphasis on ingenuity and interrogating reality as we challenge assumptions and conduct rigorous research. Opportunities for advancement include overseeing a subset of strategies as a portfolio manager.

 

In this role you will:

 

  • Work on ongoing refinements to existing Bridgefront strategies, expanding your understanding of markets and trading in the process

  • Rigorously develop new techniques and strategies to further increase our scale and risk-adjusted returns

  • Work collaboratively with portfolio managers, other quantitative researchers, and developers to efficiently identify and formulate data-driven answers to high-impact research questions

  • Document and internally present results

  • Stay plugged in to new data sources and interesting technologies and techniques through interaction with third-party providers, conference attendance, active exploration, etc.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Excellent quantitative analysis skills and experience working with large data sets

  • Strong script development and debugging skills in Python and/or R in a Linux environment

  • Java or C++ proficiency

  • Experience with machine learning and/or optimization techniques is a plus but not required

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline strongly preferred

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a quantitative trading role strongly preferred

 

Compensation includes competitive salary, bonus, paid vacation, and benefits.  Additionally, we provide a flexible casual work environment creating superior results while supporting employees' interests and development within and outside Bridgefront.

 

Software Development Engineer

Our development team is looking for extraordinary Software Development Engineers to contribute to our unique trading system driving a global trading operation.

 

In this role you will:

  • Work on developing all aspects of our global trading platform, from integrating with exchanges and data sources in multiple asset classes, to processing market data and calculations in real-time, to working with the research and trading team

  • Collaborate with other top engineers on challenging problems critical to the success of the team

  • Have many opportunities to grow and shape the future of our expanding company

 

Successful candidates for this role have:

  • 2+ years experience in OO programming languages such as C++ or Java

  • 2+ years experience developing on Linux

  • Obsession with code quality and attention to detail

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • A strong desire to continually learn and improve

  • Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Excellent command-line and troubleshooting skills in a Linux environment

  • BS in Computer Science or other technical degree from a top university

 

Compensation includes competitive salary, bonus, paid vacation, and benefits.  Additionally, we provide a flexible casual work environment creating superior results while supporting employees' interests and development within and outside Bridgefront. Our office is located in Austin, Texas, a growing city consistently ranked highly for quality of life and a diverse technical ecosystem.

Linux Systems Administrator (European shift)

Our Trading Systems Operations team runs our trading systems across asset classes providing critical monitoring and ongoing improvements. The environment is fast paced and technically intensive with an emphasis on pro-active technical ingenuity and automation while minimizing reactive one-off manual efforts.

 

In this role you will:

  • Work as part of the domestic trading team running production trading and risk monitoring applications, defining needs for operational tool development, overseeing daily reconciliation processes, and continuing to evolve robust operational processes

  • Troubleshoot time-sensitive production exceptions as they occur and define instrumentation and tool requirements to address these

  • Work interactively with portfolio managers, quantitative researchers, and developers to minimize production risk and solve challenging problems

  • Document procedures and troubleshooting scenarios

  • Work with third parties we connect to (data feeds, counterparties, service providers) handling updates and any issues that occur

 

Successful candidates for this role have:

  • Excellent Linux system administration and troubleshooting skills

  • Strong script development and debugging skills in bash and Python

  • Knowledge of network communications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work 1:00am to 9:00am CT Monday - Friday

  • A strong desire to continually learn and improve

  • Composure in the face of time pressure and context switches

  • Thoroughness and attention to detail

  • BS in Computer Science or technical degree preferred

  • RHCE or RHCA certifications a plus but not required

  • Previous trading domain experience is a plus

 

​Compensation includes competitive salary, bonus, paid vacation, and benefits consistent with experience. We provide a flexible casual work environment facilitating a goal of delivering excellence while maintaining work/life balance.

 
 
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