Trading Operations Developer (Python)

Location : Location
US-NY-New York


As a Trading Operations Developer, you will work as part of the GTS Market Access Technology team supporting our broad range of trading operations: US and global equities and derivatives, ETFs, fixed-income, OTC, FX, and more. This position will require a technically-adept and detail-oriented individual to work on supporting, automating, testing, debugging, documenting, and developing applications required for the business.


GTS is a leading global electronic market maker, powered by combining market expertise with innovative, proprietary technology.  As a quantitative trading firm continually building for the future, GTS leverages the latest in artificial intelligence systems and sophisticated pricing models to bring consistency, efficiency, and transparency to today's financial markets. GTS accounts for 3-5% of daily cash equities volume in the U.S. and trades over 30,000 different instruments globally, including listed and OTC equities, ETFs, futures, commodities, Fixed Income, foreign exchange, and interest rate products.  GTS is a Designated Market Maker (DMM) at the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for nearly $12 trillion of market capitalization. Our workplace of 200 plus employees welcomes people of all backgrounds and experiences, and we take pride in our diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



  • Build out services required to expand trading activities to new strategies, venues, and products
  • Become familiar with proprietary technologies and improve their reliability and performance
  • Develop tools and procedures to improve all operations throughout the trade lifecycle (order entry, booking, reconciliation, clearing, reporting)
  • Support applications and trading workflows used by GTS’ global trading teams
  • Monitor backoffice systems and trading operations, resolving or escalating issues as necessary
  • Identify defects, discrepancies, and trends by debugging code or examining logs and database audits
  • Communicate and collaborate with development team on deployments, issue tracking, and debugging
  • Review code and manage technical documentation


  • Demonstrated experience operating in a Linux environment
  • Experience using SQL for sophisticated database queries
  • Strong Python coding skills
  • Ability to problem solve in a development or production environment, including experience observing patterns, analyzing root cause and suggesting ideas to resolve issues
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of securities markets, market verticals, and exposure to industry regulations (e.g., CAT) is a PLUS

In accordance with New York City's Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $110,000 to $200,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.


What We Offer:

  • A selection of healthcare plans for you and your family, some 100% employer paid; with coverage starting on day one
  • In-office perks – Free lunch daily and access to a fully stocked pantry (when working in the office).

  • Casual dress code (when working in the office).

Unsolicited resumes 

We do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with GTS.


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