New York, New York

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Specialty Software Engineer...

In this role, you will:

  • Architect, design, and develop, unit and stress test high performing ECN/Exchange gateways that are integrated tightly to the entire electronic trading stack.

  • Involves handling high speed market data, order routing, RFQ, RFS, Quotations, and Trades from multiple trading venues and broker-dealers.

  • Will be a key participant in a small, focused and highly talented delivery team for front office trading development.

  • Great opportunities exist across multiple asset-classes, including Fixed Income, FX and Equities.

  • Design and develop extreme automated stress testing harnesses.

  • Delve into infrastructure tuning for high end electronic trading application platform.

  • Participate in and conduct code review sessions, and provide process improvements. 

  • Domain expertise in Fixed Income, FX and/or Equities, coupled with hands-on experience in building electronic trading platforms and/or components is a huge plus

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 5+ years of Specialty Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

  • Experienced in building high speed ECN/Exchange connectivity in one or more areas of high performing market data, client connectivity, order routing, RFQ, RFS, Quotation and trades.

  • High performance programming techniques in Java/C++.

  • Ability to evaluate new technologies; ability to conduct enterprise wide research. 

  • Experienced in FIX Protocol.

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of core technology concepts in like networking, multi-threading, synchronization, data structures, algorithms, memory management, etc.

  • Experienced in diagnosing performance bottlenecks and performance tuning.

  • Linux programming environment familiarity.

  • Strong knowledge of base algorithms and data structures

  •  Proficient in debugging methods and tools like (GDB, Address Sanitizer, JProfile etc.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and implementation of multiple Languages (Rust, C#, Python.)

  • Domain expertise in Fixed Income, FX and/or Equities, coupled with hands-on experience in building electronic trading platforms and components is a huge plus.

  • Prior experience in building high throughput, low latency electronic trading and client connectivity systems. 

  • Data modeling experience.

  • 6+ years of securities industry experience

  • 5+ years of Low Latency systems development or implementation experience

  • 5+ years of algorithmic development experience

  • 10 + years of Core Java experience

  • 5 + years of experience supporting electronic trading (etrading) platforms

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience

  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: securities, quants, artificial intelligence, or machine learning


We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

New York, New York

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