Algorithm Developer

Nurp

Challenge the norm, achieve the exceptional.

POSITION SUMMARY

Are you passionate about the fusion of finance and technology? Nurp is actively seeking an Algorithm Developer to join our team. As a key member, you will play a pivotal role in constructing and implementing cutting-edge trading algorithms, contributing to the development and coding of sophisticated trading strategies. If you have a passion for algorithmic trading, a knack for innovation, and an experienced software developer in the trading space, we want to hear from you.

The salary range for the position is $130,000 to $160,000 annually, with an additional quarterly bonus of $5,000 based on performance and deliverables.

ABOUT OUR COMPANY:

Nurp pioneers the convergence of modern and future investing through emerging technologies. Our advanced algorithmic trading programs and comprehensive forex trading systems challenge traditional investment models, propelling algorithmic investing for unparalleled success.

At Nurp, we’re committed to fostering a culture of transparency, honesty, and openness. Joining Nurp means more than just a job—it’s an invitation to embark on a journey of growth, discovery, and limitless potential. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with diverse and talented individuals, contribute to meaningful projects, and make a real impact on the future of algorithmic investing. This ethos of inclusivity and collaboration extends to wearing multiple hats and contributing to various important tasks beyond those listed here. It’s a reflection of our belief in multidimensional growth and our dedication to supporting the overall development of our organization. Welcome to a culture where your ideas matter, your contributions are celebrated, and your growth potential is boundless. You will be a part of an organization, where your ideas matter, your contributions are celebrated, and your growth knows no bounds.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • The primary responsibility of the Senior Algorithmic Developer will be to translate trading strategies provided by strategists and other stakeholders into functional algorithms.
  • Design, code build and test the algorithmic strategies provided into functioning programs for MT 4 and MT 5 platforms.
  • Write clean, concise and efficient code.
  • Troubleshoot and debug programs.
  • Analyze complex problems and develop innovative solutions to optimize the algorithm’s code and address potential issues.
  • Work closely, meeting with and collaborating with traders, quantitative strategists, involved contractors and other team members to accomplish.
  • Analyze user feedback and make adjustments as needed or directed.
  • Recommending and executing program improvements.

KEY COMPETENCIES

The Algorithm Developer role requires the following skills:

  • Financial Acumen: Demonstrated understanding of financial markets, including equities, crypto derivatives, and forex, would be a plus.
  • Algorithmic Trading Expertise: Proven ability to develop and implement trading algorithms, translating strategies into functional programs for MT 4 and MT 5 platforms.
  • Programming Skills: Proficiency in Python and C++, with experience in backtesting using MetaTrader platforms and familiarity with trading APIs. Must also have experience with code repository tools such as Gitlab.
  • Technical Proficiency: Ability to work with trading platforms, APIs, and data analysis tools, particularly MT 4 and MT 5.
  • Integration/API Development: Experience provisioning APIs or connecting to APIs for data retrieval or trade execution. Proficiency in integration development is preferred.
  • Adaptability: Ability to quickly learn new technologies and methodologies to stay ahead of market trends and adapt to changing market conditions.
  • Team Collaboration: Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Problem Solving: Strong analytical skills and initiative to address complex problems and optimize algorithmic code.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

The Algorithm Developer role has the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Finance, Mathematics, or a related field. (Preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience developing and coding trading algorithms in the financial industry. (Required)
  • Experience with MT 4 and 5. (Required)
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and C++.
  • Familiarity with trading platforms, APIs, and quantitative analysis tools. (Required)
  • Knowledge of Algo backtesting with platforms such as Backtrader, QuantConnect or others. (Preferred)

BENEFITS

  • Remote position (able to work from anywhere).
  • Insurance: Health, HSA, dental, vision insurance, accidental, life, hospital, and critical illness
  • Paid Time Off
  • Access to company products and services at discounted rates and some instances free.
  • Participation in internal and external events.
  • Self and professional development focused.

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