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PDT Partners // PDT Partners is a global investment manager.
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Saturday, February 20, 2021
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PDT trades global markets 23 hours a day, 6 days a week using complex automated strategiesIt is vital to the success of the firm that our trading is meticulously scrutinized & carefully controlled and monitored  errant automated trading can cause serious impact. Were seeking an exceptional senior engineer who can provide technical leadership and tackle hands-on implementation for the Trading Control team. 

Trading Control is responsible for building high performance real-time processing software that handles hundreds of millions of data points per day, in order to ensure our trading plant is operating safely & correctly. Wprovide tools for our Portfolio Managers, Implementation, Risk, and Compliance groups to understand our trading activity and respond quickly & confidently to control trading when required. This is a top business priority with clear, significant impact. 

Why join us? PDT Partners has a stellar 25+ year record & a reputation for excellence. Our goal is to be the best quantitative investment manager in the worldmeasured by the quality of our products, not their size. PDTs very high employee-retention rate speaks for itself. Our people are intellectuallyextraordinary and our community is close-knit, down-to-earth, & diverse. 


  • Develop & maintain our core Trade Monitoring platform (Java, Python) 
  • Help design and build our next generation Risk Analytics platform 
  • Work closely with our Portfolio Management, Risk, Compliance and Trading Operations teams to understand (and anticipate) new features & requirements, then engineer efficient, user-friendly solutions 
  • Help vet, select & integrate open-source & third-party software 

Qualifications for all Engineering Roles:  

  • 4-8+ years of professional software development experience 
  • Experience designing scalable & highly reliable software systems 
  • Familiarity with Linux, distributed systems programming and multithreaded programming 
  • Significant experience programming in either C++ or Java 
  • Knowledge of trading & finance is beneficial, a keen interest is required 


  • Bachelors or masters degree in computer science from an excellent academic program 
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