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Algo Engineer - Singapore

Hudson River TradingSingaporeFull-time$115k - $280k*Nov 14, 2023
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At Hudson River Trading (HRT), we build algorithms to trade across global markets, and make the world’s markets more efficient. Algo Software Engineers (AEs) are programmers who develop the software that powers our trading and research. 

We’re looking for an Algo Software Engineer to join one of our growing trading teams in Singapore. As an Algo Software Engineer on the Options Market Making team, you will build and maintain critical trading infrastructure and research tooling for options trading on major APAC exchanges. 

Our environment is particularly well-suited to driven, self-motivated programmers. We apply a bottoms-up approach that encourages everyone on the team to generate ideas and dictate the direction of projects together. We pride ourselves on writing clean code and building thoughtfully designed systems.


  • Partner with researchers and traders to help build and expand our APAC options business 
  • Projects might include implementing new order execution logic, integrating with FPGAs for faster trading, solving performance and scaling issues, and building out datasets and tooling to accelerate research. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Advanced C++ experience is required, daily use preferred
  • Familiarity with Python preferred
  • Superior design, debugging, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of UNIX operating systems (we use Linux), system/processor performance, and network communication
  • Experience collaborating closely with quantitative researchers & traders preferred
  • Experience working on an options system preferred 


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 welcome a variety of expertise: mathematics and computer science, physics and engineering, media and tech. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automation in every part of our organization—from trading, to business operations, to recruiting and beyond. We value openness and transparency, and celebrate great ideas from HRT veterans and new hires alike. 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.

Feel like you belong at HRT? 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.

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