Streaming Market Data Developer

Balyasny - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.4

Balyasny Asset Management is seeking an experienced Software Developer to work on building the internal streaming market data infrastructure. The optimal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years’ hands-on development experience with an excellent technical background. The candidate will be experienced in building scalable, performant delivery systems for market data, with expertise in exchange entitlement systems like EMRS being a very strong plus. The candidate will have an understanding of financial markets. This person will need to be a very strong communicator, able to multi-task and have the ability to excel in a fast paced trading environment.

In the role of Streaming Market Data Developer, the employee will be responsible for the following:

Work on designing and building a real-time streaming market data delivery platform for the firm, focusing on user and exchange entitlement management
Support our business users in their interactions with the data platform and ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the data delivery pipeline
Investigate data issues, working with data vendors to ensure seamless interconnection between different vendor data sets
Work very closely with business users to understand and deliver on their market data requirements
Contribute to the underlying data pipeline with focus on speed and scale
Develop software across the full lifecycle including requirement gathering, architecture, implementation, testing, and release management
Produce comprehensive written documentation
Help to develop and test robust business continuity/disaster recovery processes
Perform with minimum supervision, exercising sound judgment
Help identify and automate manual processes

In order to effectively represent the Company and communicate with clients, the employee must be someone who has:

Degree in Computer Science or closely related field
4+ years development background
Strong knowledge of Python or C++. C#, R or Java a plus.
Strong technical knowledge of systems supporting large, complex data sets in a performant, scalable manner
Strong familiarity with the complexities of streaming market data, including entitlement management and authentication (EMRS familiarity preferred)
Knowledge of market data APIs, caching, authentication concepts
Strong Unix (Linux) and database experience (SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
Familiarity with object oriented development approach
Analytical skills – Ability to troubleshoot and logically assess problems and determine solutions
Documentation skills – ability to represent ideas, requirements, and problems in clear and concise documents
Broad knowledge of electronic markets and investment products