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    Please direct your responses to: glaw@foundationsys.com Would it turn you on to work with big name Wall Street traders to create intelligent systems that make
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 30 7:21 PM
      Please direct your responses to: glaw@...

      Would it turn you on to work with big name Wall Street traders to create intelligent systems that make institutional trading decisions faster than human mind?

      If so, read on...

      Foundation Systems is looking for 15 exceptional software engineers to join a sharp and dynamic team to develop algorithmic trading models and proprietary trading software. Member of NYSE and the NASD, our client has a unique blend of trading experience, sophisticated analytics, cutting edge technology, and superior execution. They have produced extraordinary results on Wall Street and are aggressively recruiting to further their presence in electronic markets in the US and abroad. Already a premier liquidity provider, they are creating markets in equities, fixed income securities, derivatives, and foreign exchange around the clock and the world.

      We are looking for a select group of people with:
      * 3-8 years of hands-on software development experience in highly complex and technical environments.
      * Excellent working knowledge of Java and Linux environments.
      * Technical agility and curiosity about the next generation of cutting edge technologies.
      * Flexible personalities, adept in operating with ambiguity and rapid change.
      * Very high work ethics - motivated and passionate about the success of their company, and driven by the contribution that they can make.
      * Strong communication skills and a good sense of humor.
      * Interested and ready to relocate to Southern California (Beverly Hills Area)

      If you are looking to excel in the financial / investments banking industry and work with a sharp, cohesive, and dynamic team to develop cutting edge technologies, here are some of the opportunities available.

      Current Opportunities include:
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      Software Engineer (Platform) - 5-6 positions
      As a software engineer at EWT, you will work on our core trading
      platform, a high-performance geographically distributed system that
      executes proprietary trading algorithms.
      * Experience with networking, particularly TCP-based. Java NIO is a plus.
      * Candidates should know core Java, especially with regards to concurrency
      and data structures.
      * Experience in high-performance, low-latency environments is a plus.
      * Experience with distributed systems is a plus.
      * Knowledge of Java Swing is a plus.
      * Excellent communication skills are required.
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      Software Engineer (Trading) - 5-6 positions
      As a software engineer at EWT, you will work on proprietary trading
      strategies that will run on a high-performance, electronic trading
      platform.
      You will be involved in improving the scalability, performance, and
      efficiency of existing strategies. This position includes strong
      collaboration with traders to research and prototype new strategies.
      * Candidates should have an interest in trading and financial markets.
      * Candidates should enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
      * Analytic ability and raw talent are required.
      * Background in math, physics, or statistics is a plus.
      * Excellent communication skills are required.
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      Software Engineer (Database) - 3-4 positions
      As a software engineer at EWT, you will be developing our back-office
      financial systems. These systems form the core of our trading operations,
      including support for clearing, settlement, reconciliation, and financial
      accounting.
      * Experience with a variety of database systems, particularly MySQL.
      Sybase, Oracle, and/or MS SQL is a plus.
      * Candidates should know core Java, especially with regards to concurrency and data structures.
      * Experience building web-based database applications. PHP and/or
      Java+Struts is a plus.
      * Candidates should understand object-oriented design and design patterns, and be comfortable with rapid development.
      * Experience generating reports in various formats including CSV.
      Microsoft Excel and/or PDF is a plus.
      * Excellent communication skills are required.


      Qualified candidates should

      Email resume to glaw@..., referencing your name and job #673 on the subject line.



      Hint:

      Priority will be given to candidates who have included a brief description in their email indicating why he/she is a good match to this particular position.



      You may follow up with a phone call to Grace @ 415-503-3994 indicating why you are a good fit for the position as well. Due to the high volume of calls, she may not be able to return all of the inquiries, but she will look at those resumes. Thanks and happy hunting!



      Grace Law
      Senior Technical Recruiter - focusing on in-house, retained searches

      Foundation Systems
      San Francisco, CA

      Direct: 415-503-3994
      Mobile: 415-533-8247
      Email: glaw@...

      www.foundationsystems.com
      Building Value One Hire at a Time

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      Providing human capital solutions for technology teams. Foundation Systems has received numerous accolades since its inception in 1999, including the TOP 50 BEST PLACES TO WORK, the Top 25 Staffing Firms, and most recently The Greater Bay Area�s Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses (Sep 2004).
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