Sr. C++ Engineer

Salary $150,000-250,000 + Bonus
Employment type Permanent

Job description

My Client is a proprietary trading firm headquartered in Chicago, they are seeking a C++ Developer to join the team. This team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and leading trading technologies. We focus our efforts on hiring extremely talented and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and be on the forefront of leveraging technology and math to implement sophisticated trading strategies.

The C++ Developer will have the opportunity to work in one of our offices on all aspects of our high-frequency trading system. We are seeking a candidate that is searching for an opportunity to make a real impact, deliver value, and work within an experienced team.

Your impact:
  • Implement, test, and deploy trading system features and tools according to business needs
  • Monitor low latency trading system performance, ensure market data and research resource utilization issues are tracked, bugs are fixed and deployed appropriately
  • Liaise internally with traders and developers to discuss performance optimizations, vet ideas and questions, refactor existing implementation, and monitor updates to the OS, libraries, and current internal frameworks
  • Investigate improvements to the trading system; diagnose, debug, and address issues when needed
Your skills:
  • A strong academic background is preferred 
  • Experience with coding languages, specifically, C++ (data structures) 
  • Knowledge of third-party libraries (i.e. STL and Boost), linux environments, git
  • Exceptional problem solving, written, and verbal communication skills