Scalable, robust, high-performance systems are a key ingredient in successful automated trading. Old Mission embraces technology where possible, and views our automated trading system as a vital component to our success. We consider technology professionals of all stripes – including software engineers, system administrators, and networking experts – to be critical members of our team. The firm’s partners all have technology backgrounds, and understand the challenges inherent in building world-class systems.
We rely heavily on our own proprietary systems for execution, position management, and quantitative research. We only see the scope of efforts to in developing safe, robust, well-engineered software growing over time.
Old Mission’s automated trading systems are all developed in C++ and are deployed on Linux servers. Python is our scripting language of choice.