Systems Programmer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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About Blueshift:

Blueshift Asset Management is a quantitative investment management and research company headquartered in Red Bank, NJ. The firm currently manages a fund encompassing a combination of algorithmic and high-frequency trading strategies.

Our team comprises several PhD recipients from top universities, working together for 5-10 years. The firm?s culture fosters a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach focused on finding novel solutions to great challenges. We constantly pursue knowledge within an open, sharing, transparent and empowering environment.

Red Bank offers numerous cultural and recreational activities, consistently voted one of the best suburban towns in the U.S., conveniently situated near New York City, Philadelphia, and the Jersey Shore.?


We are currently seeking extremely bright,?articulate, highly-motivated candidates to join our systems programming and engineering team.

Responsibilities will include:?

Writing and maintaining extensive suites of scripts to support trading systems, data pipelines, data analysis, and back office systems. The candidate should be prepared to design and implement a wide variety of such systems and take ownership over them. Role will interact heavily with company?s CTO.


Strong skills in Python and bash shell programming, and expertise in a Linux environment. C++ skills are also important.

Education requirements are the following:

  • Highly qualified MS or PhD graduates from top programs in Math, Physics, CS, and EE.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively are essential.
  • Experience in the financial industry is NOT a requirement and we welcome candidates who have had no exposure to finance whatsoever.
  • You will be tested during the interview process on general skill areas, as well as your professed areas of expertise.

We offer the following:

  • Excellent compensation and benefits, with tremendous long-term earnings potential.
  • Ability to interact with highly talented and experienced professionals in a casual yet academic environment.
  • Ability to learn from world-class experts in trading, trading systems design, and design of high performance computing systems.
  • Ability to join a rapidly growing firm and have an outsized impact.
  • Ample cultural and recreational activities, with nearby access to?New York City, Philadelphia, and the Jersey Shore.

Please send your inquiries and resumes to

Blueshift is an equal opportunity employer. The members of the Blueshift Asset Management do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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