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Life at HRT

A place where kindness and excellence meet across six countries and nearly all the world’s electronic markets. Our global community spans a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds, with a mutual commitment to curiosity and the pursuit of innovation that drives our collective success.


Core Values

Automation & Efficiency

We are disciples of automation and efficiency, trading millions of times a day in markets around the globe. At its core, HRT is a small tech company with a big impact.


Collaboration sets HRT apart within our industry. We count among us many brilliant minds, but we’ve learned that the best ideas are born in a shared research and development environment.

Code of Ethics

Our internal code of ethics far exceeds the expectations of the regulatory environment in which we operate. We are conscientious market participants advocating for fair and transparent markets for everyone. This philosophy influences every aspect of our research.

Diversity & Inclusion

At HRT, we celebrate Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. Our culture is a reflection of the individuals – across race, gender identity and expression, age, religion and worship practices, education status, nationality, and identity – who bring their varied perspectives to work.

Make it Better

Both as individuals and as a company we are tenacious. We are insatiable innovators looking to improve every aspect of our business. We don’t settle until we make it better.


HRT is a community of friends and colleagues. Whether we are sharing a meal or competing over a game of ping pong, HRT embraces a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Perks & Benefits

Health Coverage

We offer comprehensive medical coverage across our global offices. US employees and their dependents are provided dental insurance, an HRT-funded Health Savings Account, affordable vision insurance, and flexible spending accounts. Plus, access to a One Medical primary care membership, paid medical/disability leave, mental health resources, telemedicine services, and more. Similar competitive health benefits await employees at our global offices.

Family Time

Birthing parents receive 18-20 weeks paid parental leave, or 12 weeks for non-birthing (including adoptive and foster) parents. Our families in the US can access back-up child care through Bright Horizons. NYC parents returning to office will also find a hospital-grade pump for use in our wellness rooms. We offer plenty of family-friendly events including kids' day, family nights, and company-wide trips.

Meals & Snacks

We take food very seriously. HRTers enjoy complimentary breakfasts and lunches (chef-prepared in NYC and London, reimbursement or catered options elsewhere), along with a wide selection of healthy snacks. Need a caffeine boost? Our coffee bar awaits. And for moments of relaxation, a well-stocked beer and wine fridge.

Inclusive Environment

We offer gender-affirming health coverage, gender-neutral bathrooms in many of our offices, and support for HRTers who are transitioning at work. Private wellness rooms are available for meditation, prayer, lactation, or a private space to attend a virtual appointment.


Our social calendar includes regular outings like pottery, painting, pizza making, team dinners/happy hours, and an annual volleyball tournament. We take regular team retreats and company-wide trips to connect with each other and our loved ones. In-office, you can find us unwinding at the end of a long day with video games, happy hours, snack drops, wine/tea club, poker, or table tennis!


We believe recharging is important, and time off is encouraged. Employees receive generous paid vacation along with personal days and market holidays, plus regular company-wide trips.


Enjoy an incredible on-site cardio and weight room in NYC, complete with sweeping views that will make going to the gym even easier. And for those in our other offices, we've got you covered with fitness reimbursement. We also offer regular virtual group classes, so you can stay active and connected no matter where you are.


Come as you are! Our dress code is whatever makes you feel comfortable, at ease, and able to do your best work — whether that be your favorite pair of sweatpants or runway best.

Mental Health

We’ve partnered with therapists to offer free virtual counseling sessions globally for all HRTers. We also offer a Modern Health membership, which provides access to appointments with therapists and coaches for employees and their dependents at no cost.

Hybrid Work

We recognize that different work carries different in-office needs: some teams require round-the-clock coverage or hands-on maintenance, while others operate across different continents and time zones. While the majority of teams adopt a fairly even split between in-office and remote work, many choose to come in every day. For days you are working from the office, we offer pre-tax commuter benefits.

Professional Development

Learning at HRT never stops. We offer employees reimbursement for career development courses, in-house professional learning & development opportunities, and a vibrant intellectual culture that presents daily opportunities to expand your knowledge and learn something new.


We’re constantly looking for ways to remove barriers and empower employees of all abilities to fully engage and enjoy work. From user-friendly interfaces and specialized equipment, to comprehensive assistive technologies and onsite ergonomics experts — if there’s a way we can make it better for individuals to work or think (or interview!) at their best, we’re here for it.

Our Offices

With offices from New York to Singapore, our reach extends to more than 200 markets worldwide. With a strong presence in six countries, our global teams enable us to trade thousands of financial products quickly and efficiently.

Diversity, Equity,
Inclusion & Belonging

We strive to build a diverse workplace where all HRTers feel welcomed and empowered to do their best work and build the future of trading — together.