Java Senior Software Engineer - Wholesale Market Making Team

Location : Location
US-NY-New York


GTS is looking for a senior java developer to join our equities wholesale market making business. You will be working with other senior engineers, quant researchers as well as sales and trading desks to build our proprietary trading platform and strategies.


GTS is a collection of financial services companies spanning a wide array of asset classes and investment approaches, all powered by the combination of market expertise with innovative, proprietary technology.  With roots as a quantitative trading firm continually building for the future, the GTS family of companies are able to leverage the latest in artificial intelligence systems and sophisticated pricing models to bring consistency, efficiency, and transparency to today’s financial markets. GTS’s electronic market maker GTS Securities accounts for 3-5% of daily cash equities volume in the U.S. and is a leading Designated Market Maker (DMM) at the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for nearly $13 trillion of market capitalization. For more information on GTS, please visit



  • Work with business stakeholders to build new and maintain existing trading platform features.
  • Ensure the trading platform is built with high-performance solutions.
  • Meet deadlines in support of a fast-moving release cycle.
  • Leverage new technologies and approaches with continuous improvement in mind.
  • Responsible for the analysis of project requirements and the development of technical specifications.
  • Ability to independently analyze and troubleshoot complex applications.
  • Performs unit and systems testing of applications/solutions.
  • Has experience with all phases of application programming.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the software implementation lifecycle and specific programming languages.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience in creating, maintaining, enhancing trading engines, order management systems and/or smart order routing solutions in US Equities
  • Expert level knowledge of Java essential
  • Strong understanding of FIX protocol, market data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Expertise in application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture and design across all systems
  • Proficiency in multiple modern programming languages
  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
  • Ability to work in small, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals
  • Passionate about building an innovative culture


The following experience/attributions are a plus:

  • Equities market structure


We're proud to employ some of the leading talent in the industry, and we work to ensure our employees enjoy a high quality-of-life.


In accordance with New York City's Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $175,000 to $250,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.


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.


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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