Available positions

Simply stated, we are active in one of the most intellectually challenging and rewarding businesses in the world. Hardcastle develops complex proprietary computer systems to centrally manage all aspects of our financial trading activity.


Tools and Analytics Developer (C++ and C#)

Become our toolsmith and data miner: the one who gets asked the difficult questions. The answer is not always 42, but always a number, or a set of numbers. Learn more

The company is a subsidiary of Swiss-based Hardcastle Trading AG, a world leader in electronic options market making. We serve the international financial community by providing orderly, liquid markets in financial derivatives. Our firm is at the heart of the modern trading process.

We commit solely our own capital to make markets (provide quotes) in thousands of equity options. We are active in 8 countries and over 30 international exchanges. We are at the forefront of mathematical finance and financial automation. The key to our success and continued growth is our world-leading software development.

Job description

Become our toolsmith and data miner: the one who gets asked the difficult questions. The answer is not always 42, but always a number, or a set of numbers. Build tools to sieve through gigabytes of data daily to help us understand and monitor what’s going on. Make miners to go back through terabytes of archives to fish for answers: what would have happened if we did this instead of that last year? How often? How much?

Be in charge for a small set of large and a legion of small tools to monitor, visualize, report, summarize, edit or manipulate data.

Be ready to jump into new challenges. Become our free electron: the one who is ready to engage business opportunities or help out in a pinch. A versatile programmer who is sharp as a knife and cuts through problems.

Job requirements

Qualified candidates will possess a university degree in a relevant technical field or technical certifications.

  • A completed BSc in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, MSc is strong a plus
  • Excellent spoken and written English, ability to work in an international environment
  • Strong C++ programming background
  • Be comfortable to read and continue legacy code
  • Familiar with C# or willing to learn
  • Dedication to programming, pursue a carrier as programmer
Required Technologies
  • Multithreaded C++
  • TCP/IP
  • Windows or Linux experience
Optional Technologies

C#, ASP, PHP, HTML5, CSS, Linux, Windows, parallel programming, SQL or other databases, data mining, reporting and visualization, GUIs

Location

Budapest, Hungary

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