Software Engineer – UI Trading - Chicago, IL


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Software Engineer – UI Trading - Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL 




IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development, Usability-Information Architecture, Web-UI-UX Design

Job Description:

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with 5 offices in Chicago, London, New York City, Ottawa, and Sydney, is seeking Software Engineers to join its highly experienced team to develop systems that will contribute to low-latency trading platform.  Successful applicants for this position will be working closely with traders, quants and other software engineers to implement and extend the different interfaces of trading infrastructure including low-latency trade execution services, tick data infrastructure, database service layers, back testing systems, GUIs, risk management systems, calculation and modeling engines and compliance monitoring tools.  The applicant will use modern software tools in an agile project management process with a focus on continuous integration and regression testing to build highly performant code in a Linux environment. This position will be located in the Chicago office.  The management’s philosophy encourages creativity and independent thinking while balancing teamwork and cooperation.  Members of the teams are provided cutting-edge technology for competing in this challenging trading environment.  Rewards are based on merit and productivity.  Management is approachable and available for direction and/or support.
Required Skills:
-Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or any quantitative-focused course.
-Strong GPA (3.5 or higher).
-Core proficiency in front end (JavaScript, HTML) and server-side (preferably Node.js) components.
-Experience building and extending web applications and services.
-C# knowledge is a plus.
-Experience with Angular, Bootstrap, Swagger and OAUTH based systems is a plus.
-Proficiency in C++11, preferably on a Linux platform.
-Proficiency with scripting languages, preferably Python.
-C++ Qt knowledge is a plus.
-Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design.
-Experience with multithreading, real-time systems and socket programming.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Demonstrated problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
-Experience with pricing and option volatility models is a plus.
-Experience in finance or trading is a definite plus.
-A self-motivated personality with a passion for working in a trading organization.
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