Software Reliability Engineer at Talan USA

New York, NY, United States of America

Posted on May 02 2019 (17 days ago)




Talan USA is the American subsidiary of Talan, a French consulting firm with more than 2000 employees worldwide, and locations on eight countries (four continents). In 2018 and for the 4th consecutive year, Talan has been recognized with the “Great Place to Work” award.

Talan USA offers employees a dynamic work environment, growth opportunities and a competitive compensation package, including generous paid time off, health and 401K plans.

Each Talan consultant will join one of our two divisions: IT Consulting or Business Consulting and will be working at our client sites.

Our success is measured by both our employee and client satisfaction, which is our priority.


We are looking for a highly skilled Software Developer to assist one of our high-frequency Hedge Fund clients in New York City.

The successful candidate will work as a Software Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join our Production Engineering team. The Production Engineering division is responsible for providing innovative processes and tools for the operation of our client’s high-frequency trading platforms.

The candidate will be developing in C++ and as such, will act between a liaison between the core development team and the core support team.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

We are looking for a candidate to be responsible for:

  • Managing the widely-deployed OMS and market data delivery systems involving every major electronic exchange and asset class
  • Contributing to the trading platform infrastructure code to address operational needs
  • Developing tools to monitor and assess quality of production environments, as well as, optimize and automate daily operation
  • Solving problems by providing level one and level two support for our production systems
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of the support system to enhance reliability and self-correction
  • Working closely with traders to understand their needs
  • Devising ways to architect and develop solutions

Required Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience programming in C++
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Strong scripting skills in Python and Shell
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of SQL and use of databases
  • Experience with troubleshooting and strong problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company’s Benefits

Talan’s offices are located near Union Square, right in the center of Manhattan.

Our company benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Three weeks of paid vacation per year at hire and up to 5 weeks according to seniority (annual untaken vacation days are cashed out)
  • 5 sick days and 2 personal days
  • Eight paid holidays
  • Company health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Other benefits such as transit benefits, FSA and perks


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