Sean Moorman


  • B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
  • Emphasis on Computer Architecture, Software, and Operating Systems
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011
  • Emphasis on Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition

About Me


  • Highly effective and experienced developer with a knack for maximizing efficacy, learning new skills, and debugging. A demonstrated past of being a difference maker and adapting to the task at hand. Skilled at designing frameworks and building technology that maximizes the efficacy of other developers and users. Experience with recruiting top notch teammates, mentoring new colleagues, and directing development resources to profitable endeavors. Deep knowledge of modern financial markets, distributed computing, and low latency and high throughput data processing.


  • Seeking a high impact role to develop technology to revolutionize industries and institutions.

Work Experience

Citadel - New York - Senior Developer 2011-2018

Exchange Traded Funds 2015-2018

  • Built out Citadel's nascent ETF business from a team of 2 traders and 2 developers to 6 traders and 6 developers with coverage of all US traded ETF funds including Domestic, International, Fixed Income and Commodity backed securities. Technology developed was responsible for trading and managing risk for billion dollar notional portfolios. Areas of expertise include Net Asset Value Pricing, Risk Management, Automated Trading, Automated Hedging, Real-time Post Trade Analysis, Real-time Trader Control, Block Pricing and Execution, and Creation/Redemption Management.

High Touch Algo Business and Dark Pool 2014-2015

  • Core development of Citadel's Algo Engine, Order Gateway, and Dark Pool. Focus on improving client latency and reliability.

Core Infrastructure 2011-2014

  • Developed core infrastructure of Citadel's next generation trading architecture. Key contributions include market data replay and real-time risk management infrastructure.

Qualcomm - San Diego - Summer Intern 2010

FPGA emulation

  • Compiled, emulated, and debugged next generation processor hardware on FPGA's. The team helped provide a platform for hardware designs to be tested before being fabricated.

NVIDIA - Santa Clara - Summer Intern 2009

Chip Verification

  • Tested and debugged recently fabricated chips at temperature and voltage extremes.