XTX Markets is an award-winning financial trading company which specialises in electronic market making in equity, FX, fixed income and commodity markets. We trade in large volume on a significant number of the world’s trading venues and exchanges, entirely in an automated fashion, with our one hundred and fifty staff members initiating many millions of trades each day.
Our business process involves:
- Quantitative Researchers developing algorithmic models that have a short time horizon, predictive capability for financial assets
- Trading development groups translating this mathematical model into efficient runnable code
- Automated post-trade activities herded by the Core Development group
The IT Infrastructure group provide a technology platform for the firm. We are a team of fourteen people looking after the trading, research and general computer environment. The scope of our responsibilities is maintaining the network, server operating systems, storage, enterprise applications, end user computing environment and datacentre facilities. We exhibit special expertise in large installation system administration, and high performance computing (optimising for latency and bandwidth) and automation. The position we have available is within our Support section who take specific responsibility for the design, build and upkeep of the end user computing environment.
XTX is a company that rewards people on merit and excellence, not necessarily on experience, avoids the bureaucracy of large organisations and maintains a flat hierarchy. Work is fast paced, in abundance, so we ensure decision making is efficient and changes are quickly implemented.
People working at XTX enjoy a culture of trust, innovation and scientific rigour. It’s a collaborative and friendly environment where people are highly engaged with their work.