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Post Trade Developer

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Location: The New York, 3660, North Lake Shore Drive, Pine Grove, Lake View, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60613, USA Posted: Feb 29, 2020

Job Description

Hudson River Trading is looking to hire a Post Trade Developer who has a passion for using their unique skill set to make the lives of those around them easier and more efficient. In this role, you will be responsible for automating and developing our post trade systems, including position management, accounting and finance reporting, and database management. As a Post Trade Developer, it will be your responsibility to work closely with multiple teams, including Finance and Accounting, Business Development, Middle Office, and Operations to understand end-user needs and communicate effectively around project feasibility and timelines.

Key responsibilities will include leveraging your technical skills to design and create new report automation, performing report maintenance and customization, and developing new tools and dashboards to provide impactful tools and insights into financial and operational data.


  • Architect and design enhancements for our global trading post trade system, mainly using Python.
  • Extract, review, analyze, and reconcile data from multiple databases, servers, and platforms.
  • This role requires strong communication as it will require working closely with other teams like Accounting and Finance to understand needs and adapt to changes in priorities.
  • Work on tasks with a variety of time scopes: quick fixes to existing processes and long-term direction setting.
  • Maintain and improve existing internal and external processes
  • Understand and reason about a large variety of data sources, minimizing unnecessary complexity but providing complete solutions.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 2-5 years of software development experience, ideally in the financial services industry.
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written, is a must.
  • Working experience with relational databases and SQL.
  • Python programming experience.
  • Mastery of multitasking and extraordinary time management skills.
  • Ability to navigate large interconnected projects while still paying close attention to details


Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

At HRT we come from all sorts of backgrounds: mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and engineering. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automated trading. Our culture celebrates great ideas whether they come from HRT veterans or new hires. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues, whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Seem like something you might be interested in? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we’d love to get to know you.

About Hudson River Trading

Hudson River Trading opertes as a multi-asset class quantitative trading firm.

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