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Hudson River Trading

In office: New York City

  • 🇺🇸 United States
Annual Salary
USD 150k - USD 200k

Python Developer

Hudson River Trading is hiring a Python Developer for our Compliance team. This position offers a unique opportunity for exposure to the inner workings of a highly successful automated trading firm.

As a Python Developer, you'll be responsible for writing and testing scalable code and developing processes to monitor firm-wide trading based on regulatory and/or compliance requirements.

We are looking for a developer who loves coding, enjoys taking on challenging problems, and wants to make an immediate and tangible impact. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic learner with an interest in compliance, technology, and automated trading alongside excellent design, debugging, and problem solving skills. Additionally, you’ll have excellent project management skills with a desire to see complex projects through from concept to completion.


  • Harness proprietary data using internal APIs and interfaces to create compliance and analytical reports

  • Maintain and improve the Compliance Development team’s report framework to be more efficient and robust

  • Write ETL pipelines pertaining to regulatory or compliance-related data

  • Develop new features and support the web-based compliance surveillance application

  • Coordinate with other departments on technical projects

  • Work on complex tasks with variable scope, from quick fixes for existing processes to long-term direction setting


  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline

  • 1- 4 years of relevant experience in Python or compliance

  • Intermediate to advanced Python skills

  • Experience working in UNIX systems

  • Familiarity with Python web frameworks (such as Flask, Django, and FastAPI) is a plus

  • Understanding of SQL and relational databases is a plus

  • C++, Javascript and React experience is a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Basic understanding of trading is a plus, but not required

Annual base salary range of $150,000 to $200,000. Pay (base and bonus) may vary depending on job-related skills and experience. A sign-on and discretionary performance bonus may be provided as part of the total compensation package, in addition to company-paid medical and/or other benefits.


Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

At HRT we welcome a variety of expertise: mathematics and computer science, physics and engineering, media and tech. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automation in every part of our organization—from trading, to business operations, to recruiting and beyond. We value openness and transparency, and celebrate great ideas from HRT veterans and new hires alike. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues – whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Feel like you belong at HRT? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we’d love to get to know you.