at AlgoTrader AG (view profile)
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Date Posted August 28, 2019
Category Engineering, Software Development
Job Type Office · Full time


We are looking for a Pre-Sales Engineer based in Zurich. As a Pre-Sales Engineer, you will be part of the AlgoTrader sales team and support the sales process and deal flow. You will collaborate closely with the sales, consulting services, product development and technical support teams to ensure that proposed deals include technical solutions that accurately address client needs. You will be reporting to the Head of Sales EMEA directly.


  • Support the sales team with project inquiries
  • Collaborate on the design of quantitative trading strategies for our prospects
  • Collaborate on project estimations
  • Perform presentations of our solution AlgoTrader to our prospects
  • Ensure technical support to sales staff and client trails
  • Collaborate on the development of our product AlgoTrader
  • Follow current industry trends and incorporate best practices into the solution

Required skills and qualifications


  • MUST HAVE: Experience in the trading domain, preferably with quantitative trading strategies based on Stocks, Forex, Futures, Options and/or Crypto Assets
  • Algorithmic trading systems
  • Agile development
  • Working in a distributed global environment

Required Skills

  • MUST HAVE: Very good expertise in the Java 8 SE/EE
  • Master’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Engineering or Computer Science
  • Hands-on experience with Spring, Hibernate & FIX Protocol
  • Good understanding of RDBMS
  • Hands-on experience with Maven, Git, Jenkins & Nexus
  • Strong communication, customer facing, presentation skills and fluent in English
  • Ability to travel internationally, approx. 10 to 20%
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