Available positions

Simply stated, we are active in one of the most intellectually challenging and rewarding businesses in the world. Hardcastle develops complex proprietary computer systems to centrally manage all aspects of our financial trading activity.


Trading Support Analyst

We are a world leader in electronic options trading. With a 15-year track record of success, we serve the international financial community by providing orderly, liquid markets in financial derivatives. Our firm is at the heart of the modern trading process. We are active in 8 countries and on 23 international exchanges and provide quotes in a diverse global portfolio of equity options. We are at the forefront of mathematical finance and financial automation. The key to our success and continued growth is our world-leading software development and world-class systems engineering.Learn more

Job description

Responsibilities include:

  • Working hours are during US trading times 14:00 – 22:00
  • You will be open line on the phone to the trading floor during US trading hours, in live communication, immersing into trader discussions, picking up tasks by reacting to trading room chatter:
    • following up on leads and questions
    • investigating market events, checking news and rumors following up on market events as they emerge
    • communicate to exchanges and developers on technical problems
  • Research global portfolio companies to identify actions or events that could substantially change the company’s stock price (e.g., mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, spin offs, management changes, etc.) and report findings.
  • Research, analyze and report on key corporate events, including earnings dates, dividend dates, and other corporate events.
  • Forecast dividend amounts based on historical track record and fundamental analysis.
  • Develop and maintain a communication system between analyst, trader, and management staff.
  • Managing a range of vendor relationships.
Job requirements
  • University degree in finance or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills
  • Ability to solve problems independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Confidence to interact with colleagues of all levels
  • Strong English language communication skills
  • Some travel required
Location

Budapest I. district, Hungary

Interested? Apply now!

Thank you for considering a career at Hardcastle. Please take a moment to fill out the form below. After we receive your application, we will contact you to provide further information on the position.

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Tools and Analytics Developer - Back Office (C#)

We are a world leader in electronic options trading. With a 15-year track record of success, we serve the international financial community by providing orderly, liquid markets in financial derivatives. Our firm is at the heart of the modern trading process. We are active in 8 countries and on 23 international exchanges and provide quotes in a diverse global portfolio of equity options. We are at the forefront of mathematical finance and financial automation. The key to our success and continued growth is our world-leading software development and world-class systems engineering.Learn more

Job description

Enjoy problem solving challenges? Become our applications toolsmith and develop technical solutions to support global trading operations. Build tools to automate the processing of securities data, interact with trading applications, and provide key insights directly to senior management.

Be in charge of a legion of small tools to monitor, visualize, report, summarize, edit and manage data.

  • Financial and business analytics
  • Data flow automation of large SQL databases
  • Regulatory and risk model development
  • Modeling compliance dependencies
  • Workflow automation and scheduling
  • Development of desktop and service applications

Become part of our expert group, who develop and manage everything A-Z that is required to operate a cutting-edge electronic options trading firm.

Job requirements
  • A completed MSc or BSc in science, technology, engineering or mathematics
  • Engineering mindset, high analytical skills
  • Native proficiency in Hungarian language
  • Excellent spoken and written English, ability to work in an international environment
  • Strong C# programming background, or C++ programming experience with strong interest in learning C#
  • SQL query language
  • Be comfortable to read and continue legacy code
  • Dedication to programming, pursue a carrier as programmer
Required Technologies
  • .Net framework, multithreaded C# or C++ with interest in C#, SQL, (Windows platform)
Optional Technologies

ASP, HTML5, CSS, C++, PHP, Linux, other database programming, reporting and visualization, transactional, reporting and accounting systems

What we can offer
  • Competitive salary and bonus package, performance-based annual bonus
  • Work-life balance: flexible working hours, family friendly company
  • High degree of engineering autonomy, solution oriented company
  • Quick decision to deployment cycles, Iterative development, continuous integration
  • Locally driven initiatives and design: we are a bottom up engineering company
  • On-site parking or yearly ‘Green bonus’ for using public transport
  • Other benefits: free snacks, drinks and fruit; monthly team breakfast; occasionally team lunches/dinners; yearly corporate family weekend
Location

Budapest I. district, Hungary

Interested? Apply now!

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Software Developer C++, Data Engineer

Become our data guy: the one who oversees as data flows through our system and gets asked the difficult questions. Learn more

We are a world leader in electronic options trading. With a 15-year track record of success, we serve the international financial community by providing orderly, liquid markets in financial derivatives. Our firm is at the heart of the modern trading process.

We are active in 8 countries and on 23 international exchanges and provide quotes in a diverse global portfolio of equity options. We are at the forefront of mathematical finance and financial automation. The key to our success and continued growth is our world-leading software development and world-class systems engineering. For more information, please visit us at:

  • www.hardcastletrading.com
  • Job description

    Become our data guy: the one who oversees as data flows through our system and gets asked the difficult questions. Learn, develop and build tools that manage the daily data that makes an international electronic options trading firm tick. Be in charge for a small set of large and a legion of small tools to handle, move, archive, load, monitor, visualize, report, summarize, edit or transform data. Support our analysts and mine our data to come up with answers.

    Be ready to jump into new challenges, be ready to engage business opportunities or help out in a pinch. A versatile programmer who is sharp as a knife and cuts through problems.

    Job requirements

    Qualified candidates will possess a university degree in a relevant technical field or technical certifications.

    • A completed MSc in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or physics
    • Excellent spoken and written English, ability to work in an international environment
    • Strong C++ programming background
    • Be comfortable to read and continue legacy code
    • Familiar with C# or willing to learn
    • Dedication to programming, pursue a carrier as programmer
    • Experience with SQL or other databases (distributed databases is a strong plus)
    Required Technologies
    • Multithreaded C++
    • TCP/IP
    • Windows or Linux experience
    • SQL
    Optional Technologies

    C#, Linux, WIndows, parallel programming, SQL or other databases, databases, distributed or no-SQL/nu-SQL databases, data mining, stream processing, reporting and visualization

    Location

    Budapest, I district, Hungary

    Interested? Apply now!

    Thank you for considering a career at Hardcastle. Please take a moment to fill out the form below. After we receive your application, we will contact you to provide further information on the position.

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