Junior Software Engineer

What You’ll Do:
As a Junior Software Engineer, you will join our interdisciplinary team to conceptualize and author the technologies that power our trading activities in financial markets. As an integral member of an aggressive and nimble company, you will have the opportunity to tackle challenges in programming, networking, technology, mathematics and finance. Your initial responsibilities will include the development and improvement of our growing queue of critical trading applications that add significant value to Valkyrie’s bottom line.
What You’ll Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree or a strong foundation in computers and programming
  • Exceptional ability to produce clean, efficient code in C++ or C#
  • Experience in building complete, multi-threaded server-client applications
  • Knowledge of database and network technologies a plus
  • Ability and willingness to take full ownership (design, implement, test, deploy, maintain, iterate) of projects
  • Comfort resolving uncertainty and communicating for issue resolution
  • Willing to work on a collaborative team
  • Exemplary attention to detail and a deep interest in the financial industry
  • Vision to solve today’s problems while building future solutions
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a keen attention to both structure and detail
  • Comfort with both Windows and Linux environments
What You’ll Get:
  • Competitive salaries and performance bonuses
  • Top-tier medical, vision, and dental coverage
  • Relocation assistance packages
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Training opportunities and continuing education
  • Catered lunches, snacks, and beverages
  • Group outings and company parties
  • Casual dress environment

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A day in the life of a developer.

On the software team, we keep busy. On any given day you will find us:

  • Writing code for software
  • Interviewing candidates to join our team
  • Collaborating with traders and quants on projects
  • Rolling out and releasing pieces of software and feature enhancements
  • Imagining new ways to improve our proprietary software
A day in the life of a trader.
  • Researching ideas to improve our models, risk parameters, and trading strategy
  • Moving quickly as market watchers to seize fast-paced opportunities
  • Collaborating with the software team to create system improvements
  • Learning from each other every day
  • Exploring what the future of market making holds, and rising to meet those challenges
A day in the life of a quant.

On the quant team, we are problem solvers at our core. On any given day you will find us:

  • Researching ideas about data science to improve our trading
  • Learning new ways to use data to solve problems
  • Collaborating with traders and the software team on tackling challenges
  • Building prototypes in python to test before it becomes part of our software
  • Exploring aspects of cutting-edge technology to improve how we do business