Workplace Manager

| Austin, TX, USA
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Hudson River Trading is looking for an experienced (Temporary) Office Manager to join our Austin Workplace team for 3-6 months.

As a Workplace Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operational and administrative tasks. You’ll be the point of contact for vendors, HRT employees, and external visitors. This role requires extremely close collaboration within People Operations and other teams across HRT.

The ideal candidate has a hands-on approach, excellent attention to detail, and the desire to make an impact on HRT’s workplace culture.


  • Oversee all aspects of office management, including reception duties; answer  incoming and outgoing phone calls, direct calls to appropriate personnel, and respond to slack messages swiftly and professionally
  • Manage daily mail (including international correspondence), ensuring timely processing and delivery
  • Maintain an inventory of office supplies, including regular audits and updates to ensure everything is well-stocked
  • Facilitate a welcoming and positive visitor experience by providing assistance, directions, and a comfortable waiting experience
  • Order and manage the office's food and beverage supply, catering to employees' dietary needs and preferences
  • Perform basic administrative tasks such as filing, scanning, and printing documents
  • Collaborate with building and facilities staff to address operational issues, maintenance requests, and building-related matters
  • Maintain an organized and tidy shared office space, promoting a clean and professional work environment
  • Uphold compliance with fire and health codes
  • Regularly consider ways to engage employees through creative initiatives, recognition programs, and employee appreciation events
  • Continuously seek feedback from employees to identify opportunities for improvement and enhance the overall office experience


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role or in hospitality, food industry or front desk
  • Experience working in G-Suite andMacOS
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a time-sensitive and dynamic environment
  • Ability to move 40 lbs 


Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.
At HRT we welcome a variety of expertise: mathematics and computer science, physics and engineering, media and tech. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automation in every part of our organization—from trading, to business operations, to recruiting and beyond. We value openness and transparency, and celebrate great ideas from HRT veterans and new hires alike. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues – whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.
Feel like you belong at HRT? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we’d love to get to know you.

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We have offices in Austin, Chicago, Boulder, New York City (HQ) , London, Dublin, Singapore, Shanghai, and Mumbai.

What are Hudson River Trading Perks + Benefits

Open office floor plan
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Onsite office parking
Onsite gym

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