Job Title

Execution Algorithm Lead

Position Location

Los Angeles

Position Description

We seek a talented and passionate individual to join our firm as an Execution Algorithm Lead. This individual will be focused on the ongoing development and improvement of all aspects of automated execution algorithms.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop and test new execution algorithms
  • Analyze microstructure data for new sources of edge
  • Review execution algorithm behavior and performance
  • Seek to continuously improve execution performance
  • Manage a team of quantitative software developers dedicated to execution


  • BA/BS degree
  • Desire to manage a team; previous leadership experience preferred
  • 2 years experience designing and developing execution algorithms for futures, equities or FX or experience working on HFT strategies in those instruments
  • Experience with C++ and Python
  • Experience with microstructure datasets

What You’ll Need to be Successful  

  • Passion for markets and best execution
  • Can-do attitude, defaulting to “yes, we will figure out a way”
  • Excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • A drive to not rest until problems are solved
  • A self-motivated and results-driven personality
  • The desire to be a part of an exceptional team in a forward-thinking environment

Crabel is committed to attracting and retaining employees from diverse backgrounds and fostering an inclusive, supportive environment. We value the differences of all individuals and believe in creating an environment where all employees can thrive.

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