Software Engineer


XTX Markets is a leading algorithmic trading company partnering with counterparties, exchanges, and e-trading venues globally to provide liquidity in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income, Commodity and Futures markets.

Our culture is non-hierarchical and one where everyone is valued. We strive for excellence in everything we do.


We are looking for a Software Engineer for our Armenia-based office in Yerevan who can help to automate the work done by our Quantitative Researchers. Having robust, scalable code which underpins the performance and reliability of the components is vital to the success of the firm’s research. You will partner closely with Quant Researchers to develop a wide range of software.

In the role you might: 

  • Automate workflows for researchers; streamlining, productionising, and testing new models implemented by the Quant Researchers (mostly Python)
  • Organise and support production code, checking dependencies, handling missing data, raising timely alerts, and ensuring informative logging etc. (mostly Python)
  • Develop ETL processes to handle a vast range of data
  • Write unit and integration tests (googletest, pytest, unittest.mock)
  • Contribute to research libraries (mostly C++)
  • Code review (C++ and Python)

We operate with great agility, and the impact of your work will be both visible and large. Please note, however, that the role does not involve implementation of quant algorithms.

Essential Attributes

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Software Engineer in a leading firm.
  • Competency in C++
  • Ability to write Python libraries that would be used by quants
  • Understanding of the operational, maintenance, monitoring and support aspects of a business-critical system
  • Ability to proactively identify problems, bottlenecks, ways to improve workflow and software.
  • Implementing software workflows / testing and deploying methodologies in an extremely agile environment
  • At least an intermediate level of English


  • Experience with workflow automation systems (airflow, prefect, dagster).
  • Experience with libraries including Numpy and Pandas (for code review and optimization).
  • Experience with Static code analysis tools (flake8, pylint, mypy, pyright).
  • Experience with CI/CD technologies (Jenkins, Github Actions, Gitlab CI).
  • Experience with Systems monitoring tools (Prometheus, Influx DB, Grafana)


  • Working in a collaborative and friendly culture in a diverse team of outstanding, talented people from across all industry backgrounds
  • Wellness allowance
  • Extensive medical benefits
  • Personal accident and critical illness insurance
  • Various support for caregivers, including emergency dependent care
  • Catered meals in the office
  • Relocation support for candidates residing outside of Yerevan, Armenia