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Developers

Developers are integral in building and implementing Virtu's cutting-edge trading technology, designing highly interactive and responsive web applications with performance, scalability, usability, and security in mind. We seek candidates with a strong foundational knowledge of technologies, who love to problem solve and are driven to constantly build on their expertise.

Traders

Our traders work on interdisciplinary teams alongside other traders, quants, and seasoned software engineers. They solve both technical and quantitative problems in the global financial markets.  We look for strong collaborators and communicators who are very  mathematcally capable and have exceptional problem solving abilities. 

Quants

Quants are an integral part of the algorithmic research team, working to improve Virtu's trading algorithms through transforming large data sets into usable trading models. Successful quantitative analysts work well independently and collaboratively, enjoy learning and applying new algorithmic techniques, and are excited to see their ideas turn into tangible results.

Support

Our support teams are an integral part of Virtu, contributing to all levels of the business. These are our accountants, marketing specialist, legal experts, and many more. Each person contributes a unique mix of talent, expertise, and ingenuity to Virtu. Whatever the position, we hire people who are committed to doing their jobs well and who enjoy hands-on, collaborative work that yields tangible results. 

Open Positions  


Austin


Virtu is a financial trading technology firm and a global leader in electronic market making. We actively make markets across a broad range of asset classes, providing liquidity on over two hundred market centers around the world.

We are looking for an individual who is interested in developing complete (HW &SW) FPGA solutions and who is excited to develop complete systems by doing both digital design and SW development.

  • - Minimum 5 years of related experience and requires a solid understanding of specialization area plus working knowledge of one other related area (HW or SW)
  • - Demonstrate strong knowledge of digital hardware design and experience with C/C++ coding, and a strong background in data structures and algorithms
  • - Strong desire to learn and explore new technologies
  • - Demonstrates good analysis and problem-solving skills
  • - Ability to resolve issues in creative ways and exercise independent judgment in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions
  • - Executes task-oriented projects from start to completion, can contribute to moderately complex aspects of a project and determines recommendations to solutions

Main duties include:

  • - Participate in complex block and architecture studies
  • - Participate in the development of verification environments using top of the edge methodologies
  • - Participate in the Software/hardware integration and interface architecting and implementation
  • - Perform RTL simulation and lab testing of circuits, interpret the results and optimize the design until the predetermined functionality and timing is satisfied
  • - Work towards improving efficiency in design procedures and methodologies
  • - Documentation of design and verification environments/plans and overall procedures

Requirements:

  • - BS in CS/EE with 8+ years of relevant experience or MS with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • - Strong experience with RTL development (VHDL, Verilog, System Verilog)
  • - Excellent C/C++ programming skills
  • - Complex Problem solving and debugging skills
  • - Experience with scripting (Tcl, Python, Perl etc)

Desired but not required:

  • - Experience developing large complex software
  • - Experience in digital debug/verification/emulation/prototyping
  • - Standard protocol knowledge (USB, PCIe, Ethernet, DDR*, AMBA, etc)
  • - Exposure to embedded system development


We are looking for someone who has done analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of Linux based server issues. A person who can create, test, deploy, and maintain packages, batch files, and scripts for the OS environment. Also is able to identify opportunities for optimization in order to reduce latency and increase efficiency. This person must manage move, add, and change requests and configuration as needed. They will liaise with internal technology groups and vendors as necessary to deliver optimum solutions all while assisting in developing long-term infrastructure strategies and capacity planning to meet future platform infrastructure needs.

Job Qualification:

  • - 5+ Years + background in Linux Administration
  • - Kernel tuning experience
  • - Strong understanding of networking and network topology
  • - Strong understanding of various protocols and services including NFS, DHCP, DNS, IP, TCP, UDP, TFTP, NTP
  • - Knowledge of kickstart, puppet, yum, git, svn 
  • - Strong scripting ability (bash, perl, python, etc.)
  • - Experience with BIOS configuration
  • - Problem solving and strategic thinker
  • - Self-motivated and proactive; strong organization and time management
  • - Ability to manage multiple projects and coordinate work with various teams and vendors in addition to daily production support activities


Our strategy development team is a group of talented and versatile engineers. We are looking for the very best candidates to grow our roster. As a member of the strategy development team, your primary responsibility will be to design, develop and maintain our proprietary, low-latency trading algorithms and infrastructure. Responsibilities include:

Improving the scalability, performance and efficiency of existing strategies. • Collaborating with Trading Analysts to design new strategies. • Building trading analysis and risk monitoring tools.

Virtu offers a dynamic, meritocratic environment and a flat hierarchy. No finance background is necessary or expected.

Job Qualifications:

  • - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • - Mastery of C++ and/or core Java.
  • - Driven, self-starting personality. Our employees are expected to demonstrate peer leadership and initiative early on.
  • - Ability to design and implement highly optimized, scalable code.
  • - Being comfortable with a wide variety of projects (frontend/backend, different programming languages)
  • - Experience in distributed and/or highly concurrent systems is a plus.
  • - Experience in low-latency systems and/or high transaction environments is a plus.


As an analyst you are interfacing directly with markets, and responsible for the operation, improvement, and ongoing implementation of our automated trading strategies.  You will monitor risk, reconcile positions, liaise with trading counter-parties, and verify trading activity, in close collaboration with other traders and the development team.  No finance background is necessary or expected.  We are not seeking any specific expertise, but you should have demonstrated a depth of understanding in an analytic field.  You should be energized by seeing projects through to completion, and driven to understand a problem beyond what is necessary for a solution.

Virtu has a flat hierarchy within which new ideas are well received; you will actively participate in the continuous improvement of our systems from day one.

Requirements:

  • - Excellent test scores and high academic marks.
  • - Strong mathematical aptitude.
  • - The ability to communicate information precisely and with agility.
  • - Some programming experience.

Dublin


Our strategy development team is a group of talented and versatile engineers. We are looking for the very best candidates to grow our roster. As a member of the strategy development team, your primary responsibility will be to design, develop and maintain our proprietary, low-latency trading algorithms and infrastructure. Responsibilities include:

Improving the scalability, performance and efficiency of existing strategies. • Collaborating with Trading Analysts to design new strategies. • Building trading analysis and risk monitoring tools.

Virtu offers a dynamic, meritocratic environment and a flat hierarchy. No finance background is necessary or expected.

Job Qualifications:

  • - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • - Mastery of C++ and/or core Java.
  • - Driven, self-starting personality. Our employees are expected to demonstrate peer leadership and initiative early on.
  • - Ability to design and implement highly optimized, scalable code.
  • - Being comfortable with a wide variety of projects (frontend/backend, different programming languages)
  • - Experience in distributed and/or highly concurrent systems is a plus.
  • - Experience in low-latency systems and/or high transaction environments is a plus.


As an analyst you are interfacing directly with markets, and responsible for the operation, improvement, and ongoing implementation of our automated trading strategies. You will monitor risk, reconcile positions, liaise with trading counter-parties, and verify trading activity, in close collaboration with other traders and the development team. No finance background is necessary or expected. We are not seeking any specific expertise, but you should have demonstrated a depth of understanding in an analytic field. You should be energized by seeing projects through to completion, and driven to understand a problem beyond what is necessary for a solution.

Virtu has a flat hierarchy within which new ideas are well received; you will actively participate in the continuous improvement of our systems from day one.

Requirements:

  • - Excellent test scores and high academic marks.
  • - Strong mathematical aptitude.
  • - The ability to communicate information precisely and with agility.
  • - Some programming experience.


Our Development team creates powerful trading tools, which facilitate all trading stages of our high-performance system, and deployed in financial marketplaces around the world. The FS development team builds the internal tools and technologies that run Virtu’s pre and post trade systems. These internal tools are critical for all trading operations, finance processes, compliance and risk management associated with each trade processed.

We are looking for a self directed, motivated developer with a good foundation of advance technologies and programming to join our team. Our FS developer will proactively gather and analyze functional requirements to enhance existing systems and develop new software applications used in our financial and pre/post trading platforms. The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing the development, implementation and testing of new features for complex software applications while monitoring day-to-day operation of the production systems and perform proactive and reactive system maintenance.

Requirements:

  • - Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Computer Science or related field
  • - Mastery of Java or C++
  • - Experience with SQL
  • - Experience in Python
  • - Experience in web technologies a plus
  • - Extensive experience developing in a Linux environment is a plus
  • - Experience in distributed and/or highly concurrent systems is a plus.
  • - Experience in low-latency systems and/or high transaction environments is a plus.
  • - Interest in trading and financial markets.
  • - Enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • - Excellent communication skills are required.
  • - Talented graduates will be considered.

New York


The Accounting Manager has primary responsibility for taking ownership of financial reporting function. This includes implementing and standardizing processes around accounting period close for the company and consolidating its business development, management reporting and 10+ subsidiaries’ results.  Working within a small finance team, there are plentiful opportunities to cross-pollinate across all departments of the company (trading, operations, network engineering, legal & compliance, internal audit, human resources) and understand the fundamentals of the business.

The successful candidate will be an analytical thinker with superior organizational skills and a hands-on approach who’s able to maintain a sustainable balance between a big picture mindset and direct involvement in the details.

The main responsibilities include:

  • - Prepare and review financial statements, disclosures and related support for the company’s external reporting obligations including Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, X-17a-5
  • - Assist in the preparation and review of reports and presentations oriented towards external disclosures (i.e. earnings release tables, presentations and investor communications)
  • - Play a critical role for month-end closing procedures, including preparation and review of reconciliations, journal entries and trial balances
  • - Assist in design and implementation of the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance process
  • - Consolidate financial results of the legal entities of the companies
  • - Liaise with internal and external auditors
  • - Monitor SEC Reporting, GAAP, and Financial Accounting Standards updates and rulings, and provide accounting guidance and interpretations to internal personnel
  • - Evaluate current procedures, design and implement changes in order to streamline operations, while ensuring sufficient checks and balances
  • - Work on ad-hoc projects


As a Campus Recruiter at Virtu, you will be focused on building a world class campus program that offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for new graduates at all academic levels, working alongside our HR team to help develop strategies that represent the firm’s people strategy.. You will also be closely involved in the entire recruiting process, helping to source candidates from all channels, review candidate resumes, and build recruiter relationships. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right person to gain exposure to recruiting processes working within a small and collaborative HR team.

Requirements:

  • - Minimum 2 years of experience building/leading successful campus programs (previous experience in technology and/or financial services a plus)
  • - Exceptional multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • - Strong ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively
  • - Ability to communicate within and across teams, at all levels, on both technical and non-technical subjects
  • - Ability to seek guidance and learn from peers
  • - Extraordinary mental flexibility and a high tolerance for ambiguity
  • - Strong drive for success within a collaborative team
  • - Outstanding judge of people and character
  • - Ability to travel through-out the year (40%)

Areas of Focus and Core Responsibilities:

  • - Manage and refine Virtu’s campus recruiting program
  • - Develop strategies and manage full lifecycle recruitment for campus hires; identify, source, attract, and retain exceptionally talented professionals for all levels of the firm
  • - Evaulate all candidate submissions
  • - Maintain deep relationships with top tier universities; manage candidate flow and expectations
  • - Manage summer intern program
  • - Represent HR and have a strong understanding Virtu’s employment processes and policies
  • - Assist in formulation of compensation proposals; understand market rates, incentive and benefit types
  • - Represent Virtu at campus events
  • - Collect, research, and analyze data to identify the current market trends and the competitive landscape at the campus level.

Singapore


Our trading analysts are responsible for the design, operation, and improvement of high‐performance algorithmic trading strategies deployed on electronic trading venues around the world. During an intensive period of mentorship and training in trade floor operations, Trading Analysts learn the intricacies of each step of the trade flow process; eventually integrating into strategy deployment and operation, where they also work closely with software engineers to enhance and further develop the firm’s trading strategies. Trading Analysts not only become experts in trading technology and its interaction with the market, they also play a crucial role in the evolution of market micro structure and the driving forces behind liquidity.

Education, Qualifications and Experience:

  • - Strong academic background in hard sciences (particularly computer science, math, and related fields).
  • - Excellent quantitative problem‐solving skills.
  • - Programming experience (e.g. Java, Python, VBA, and SQL) is a plus.
  • - No finance background is necessary.