Apr 29, 2023

Talent Pool: Software Engineer, Python

  • Flow Traders
  • New York, NY, USA
Software Engineering

Job Description

Interested in learning more about Flow Traders’ Product Development team in New York and Chicago? Sign up below to be added to our Python Talent Pool! We are always searching for talented engineers to join our growing organization. If we think your experience aligns with our team’s mission, we will reach out for a brief exploratory call to connect and learn more about you and why you are interested in Flow Traders!

Our Python Engineers work directly with Traders and Quantitative Researchers to deliver value quickly, taking a pragmatic approach to software engineering without cutting corners. From real-time risk monitoring and opportunity-spotting to trading strategy management, our Python systems maximize the potential of our traders and trading systems. Markets are always changing, and we win by constantly adapting - this means we need to deliver value fast, iterate continuously, and scale rapidly. Innovation and entrepreneurialism are at the heart of our culture - we look for curious and methodical multi-taskers who thrive in dynamic environments and love to see the impact of their work first-hand. To foster collaboration and enable autonomy, we maintain shared libraries, encourage code re-use, and continuously evolve our views on application architecture.

Some of the technologies we use in the development process

  • Python 3
  • SQL
  • Kafka
  • Kubernetes
  • Linux
  • Git
  • Atlassian stack: Bitbucket (code review) and Bamboo (continuous integration)

What You Will Do

  • Align requirements, implementation, and standards with global Python Engineering team members
  • Work across teams to identify high-leverage opportunities to use software to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Build and own systems that maximize our potential, working in tight daily collaboration with business owners

What We Offer

At Flow Traders, we acknowledge the importance of open and transparent communication whether it be with our employees, our stakeholders, or our local and global communities.

When it comes to salary, Flow Traders uses reliable market research to create base ranges. Where candidates will fall within the range depends on a few different factors including but not limited to level of experience, location, and specific skill set.

We also consider ourselves one global team, and to demonstrate that, all employees are eligible to share in the company’s success through an annual discretionary variable remuneration allocated based on company, group and individual performance and contribution.

Per NYC salary transparency law, the total compensation for this role includes a base of $160,000-$200,000 plus annual discretionary variable remuneration.

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary profit share and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend industry seminars and conferences
  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance coverage
  • 401k plan with generous match
  • In-house lounge with a bar, game consoles, poker & billiards tables
  • Daily catered lunch, cold brew coffee on tap and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly table massages and bi-weekly haircuts
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Reimbursed gym membership or home equipment and other wellness initiatives
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • and more!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.