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Employment in the Field of High Frequency Trading

Fierce competition in the global financial markets has created opportunities for the world’s brightest analytical minds to work with talented teams and the latest technology to produce innovation that was unimaginable just a few years ago.  Students and seasoned professionals spanning the fields of computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, and engineering, to name a few, have found satisfying careers working with trading professionals at top firms leveraging high frequency trading strategies.

The modern markets that our industry helps shape have resulted in long-term investors realizing 32% more money in their portfolios.  It is rewarding work that ultimately supports better funded retirements and savings for millions of investors.

If you are interested in a career in high frequency trading, please send your resume to HFTCareers@modernmarkets.org.  We will forward it to our network of industry practitioners looking for someone with your credentials.

“Numerous studies – including the recently released UK Foresight HFT project – have shown that transaction costs for both retail and institutional traders decreased substantially with the growth of high-frequency trading."

Larry Harris, former sec chief economist

Financial Times, December 27, 2012

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