Market Data Developer

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Market Data Developer

New York, New York

Charlotte, North Carolina

May 30th 2019



Location: New York City or Charlotte, North Carolina.

Travel: Quarterly visits between NYC and Charlotte.

Role Description:

  • Work closely day to day with Product Strategy to develop a Real Time Data feeds, Data Management and Ingestion methods for direct to market connectivity.

  • Develop complex data structures and in-memory caches,

  • Develop and manage standardized API and protocols for storing data, and retrieving data from high velocity tick plant stores.

  • Store data between Real-time, near Real-time, and long term based upon accessibility needs.

  • Participate in large vendor Proof of Concepts to solidify most appropriate technologies to onboard.

  • Face off with Enterprise Data Lake technology teams to devise long term storage plans.



  • 5+ years’ experience developing in Java or C++..

  • 5+ years developing for trading desks, exchanges, ECN’s or trading software providers.

  • 3+ years’ experience working with Python.

  • 2+ years’ experience developing on various Linux platforms.

  • Experience developing flexible and unique data models across emerging data storage technologies, such as OneTick, kdb, Hadoop and other non-relational stores.

  • Exposure to Direct exchange connectivity development in low latent methodologies.

  • Excellent understanding of industry standard protocols such as FIX and ITCH/OUCH.

  • Excellent team player, with demonstrable ability to work across various engineering teams.


  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and/or Mathematics.


  • Exposure to multiple asset classes, including Fixed Income, FX, and Equities.

  • Experience with vendor based tick plant solution stacks.

  • Ability to thrive working in a fast-paced environment, and learning complex subject matter on the fly.

  • Working knowledge of OneTick, kdb, or other similar Time Series Data technologies.

  • Experience with Spark/ PySpark or Q.

  • Clear understanding of how to develop for high-velocity data persistence and reporting.

  • Familiarity with financial services Market Data vendors (Thompson Reuters, Bloomberg, Activ).

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Job ID: A2362