Careers @ Bellwether

About

The Bellwether approach is simple: tenure, experience and titles don’t matter as much as ideas, execution and results. We believe in creating opportunities which would enable you to take on more complex problems, interesting projects and specialized skills. What u wear doesn’t define you here – wear shorts, chappals, whatever you feel comfortable in. What defines you is your work. Your dedication, timely completion of tasks and your desire to innovate will decide your rewards. Our focus on performance doesn’t crowd out camaraderie. You will be working alongside smart, motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We are looking at people who are willing to take up challenges readily, consistently choose the right path and believe in an open culture.

Current Openings

C++ Developer for Infrastructure team

Job location: Mumbai
Years of experience: 2-3 Years

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and manage low latency infrastructure.
  • Optimizing the infrastructure both at the network as well as the programming level.
  • Liaising with traders to implement new trading strategies.
  • Building back testing infrastructure which can handle huge amounts of data.

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in the finance industry along with:

  • 2+ years of development experience in C++.
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field from premier institutes.
  • Knowledge of any scripting languages Perl, Python or Bash.
  • Knowledge of Linux.
  • Strong background in C/C++.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • The willingness to take on tasks both big and small.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health club allowances
  • Healthy Bonus
Quant’s / Algorithmic Trader

Job location: Mumbai
Years of experience: Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include any of the following, which will require you to exercise discretion and independent judgment:

  • Designing, implementing, and deploying high, mid and low frequency trading algorithms
  • Exploring trading ideas by analyzing market data and market microstructure for patterns
  • Finding Alpha which can be used to develop various trading strategies
  • Optimizing current strategies
  • Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
  • Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market data analysis and trading

Qualifications

PhD’s, Bachelor's or Master's in computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, and related fields.

Additional requirements include:

  • Brilliant problem-solving abilities
  • Software development experiences as demonstrated through course work, research projects, or open source activities, preferably in C++ and Python
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • A working knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Experience with machine learning (a plus)

Financial experience is not required but interest in financial markets is a plus.