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TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

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We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Full Stack Engineer

Job Description

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #75523

Our client, a leading Financial Services company is hiring a Full Stack Engineer on a long-term contract basis.

Work Location:

New York – Hybrid or 100% remote (TBD). 


Contractor Role:  1 year+. 
Opportunity:  ASAP. 

Global Banking and Markets IT – Cash Equities Algo, Development Engineer.


  • Equities Technology solve some of the most interesting and complex challenges in the financial industry to help our global business and its customers succeed. Shipping code early and often using Agile and DevOps principles is critical for us to deliver business value, with continuous improvement and learning at the center of everything we do.
  • We are motivated by challenging each other to push the boundaries of financial and technological innovation, in an open, inclusive, and diverse environment. We are looking for the brightest and best developers to take our capability forward.

About the Team:

  • The Cash Equities Algorithmic Trading Technology team runs the execution stack from client FIX message in through to order message on the exchange.
  • The team develops and maintains its own Algorithmic Trading Container, View Server and HTML5 based UI and Smart Order Router. It also has a dedicated infrastructure team for managing its off-campus hardware estate.
  • The team spans the 3 main trading hubs (Hong Kong, New York, London), with team members in six locations (Guangzhou, Hong Kong, New York, London, Pune, and Krakow).

Purpose of the Job:

  • Working as part of the front office team the candidate should be a Java expert and have a detailed working knowledge of the Java and the JVM (Java Virtual Machine), garbage collection, data structures. The current projects are written in Java or Scala, so the candidates would have to be willing to learn Scala.
  • It is also expected for the candidate work on production support issues (via a rota) and be involved in improvements on automation and dev ops.

Required Skills:

Strong computer technologist – complex environment – work with a strong/sharp technical team.

Candidates with knowledge of the following is an advantage:

  • Zero GC architectures.
  • Low latency systems.
  • Cash equities trading.
  • Algorithmic trading, FIX, etc.

Responsible For:  Building low latency processes, algorithms. Dev ops and production support.
Major Challenges:  Helping to build out the ‘next generation’ of Equities execution platform at Company.

ESSENTIAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS (Experience, skills, competencies etc.):

  • Must be an expert in Java.
  • Must be willing to learn Scala.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of collections, their implementation and optimization.

IDEAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS (Experience, skills, competencies etc.):

  • Zero GC architectures.
  • Low latency systems.

Experience with Algorithmic Trading Stack.


  • You are an excellent communicator and are comfortable communicating directly with the Trading Desk and internal Technology teams and are able to range up and down the detail depending on your audience.
  • You will handle all phases of development (requirements gathering/analysis through to implementation), establishing solid relationships and trust built on proven delivery.

Competitive rates (based on experience) for a professional day CTC (must meet Geneva/TSR guidelines).

Pay range:  $90 – $105 an hour (professional day).

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