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FPGA Developer

FPGA Developer

Job Info

Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Prop Trading Firm Specializing in Quantitative and High Frequency Strategies
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location:
Job Number: 10491

Job Description

Our client, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm, seeks an expert FPGA Developer to join our Trading Platforms team.

The Trading Platforms division is responsible for developing, improving, and governing platforms through which trading teams access markets, and facilitating Risk Technology’s control of market access and trading.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with software developers across divisions to architect low-latency connections to financial exchanges around the world
  • Building advanced Ethernet-based communication stacks direct from chip to SFP
  • Integrating network stacks to connect to various financial exchanges
  • Creating custom logic to manage a constant inflow of data, which will need to be parsed, processed, and passed to the user space in the most efficient manner possible
  • Identifying bottlenecks and measuring latency using logic scopes
  • Working closely with software developers to develop an optimal interface between FPGA hardware and user space software

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience with FPGA development
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent professional experience
  • Expert-level knowledge of Altera products, development tools, and related simulators
  • A strong understanding of network PHY interfacing
  • Experience using Logic Scope for wire-to-wire analysis and performance measurement
  • Integration experience with independent third-party cores
  • Able to design and develop signal processing cores from system and architectural requirements
  • The ability to document design and interface specifications
  • A strong background in mathematics (preferred)
  • Experience with Altera Stratix and Bitware Boards (preferred)
  • A demonstrated background in 100Mbps, 1Gbps, and 10Gbps network interfaces (preferred)
  • An understanding of various network hardware techniques, such as store and forward (preferred)
  • Knowledge of PCI-e 3.x (preferred)
  • Previous work experience at a high-frequency trading firm (preferred)

Benefits

Our client’s dual offices and garden roofdecks are located in TriBeCa and SoHo, neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, the cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation per year plus 9 paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival

Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Chloe Mann

Chloe Mann

Technology Recruiter

Contact Recruiter

chloe.mann@andiamogo.com

Andiamo
17 State Street, 8th floor
New York, New York 10004

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