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 (C++ and C#)

Become our toolsmith and data miner: the one who gets asked the difficult questions. The answer is not always 42, but always a number, or a set of numbers. Learn more

The company is a subsidiary of Swiss-based Hardcastle Trading AG, a world leader in electronic options market making. 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 commit solely our own capital to make markets (provide quotes) in thousands of equity options. We are active in 8 countries and over 30 international exchanges. 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.

Job description

Become our toolsmith and data miner: the one who gets asked the difficult questions. The answer is not always 42, but always a number, or a set of numbers. Build tools to sieve through gigabytes of data daily to help us understand and monitor what’s going on. Make miners to go back through terabytes of archives to fish for answers: what would have happened if we did this instead of that last year? How often? How much?

Be in charge for a small set of large and a legion of small tools to monitor, visualize, report, summarize, edit or manipulate data.

Be ready to jump into new challenges. Become our free electron: the one who is 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 BSc in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, MSc is strong a plus
  • 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
Required Technologies
  • Multithreaded C++
  • TCP/IP
  • Windows or Linux experience
Optional Technologies

C#, ASP, PHP, HTML5, CSS, Linux, Windows, parallel programming, SQL or other databases, data mining, reporting and visualization, GUIs

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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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.

    * fields are required