Performance Engineer - Chicago, IL


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Performance Engineer - Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

Performance Engineer
Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with four offices in Chicago, London, New York City, and Ottawa, seeks to add a Performance Engineer to join its highly experienced engineering team.  Successful Performance Engineers for this position will work closely with engineers, traders and quantitative developers to improve all aspects of the trading infrastructure.  The Performance Engineers must be highly self-motivated, excel at multitasking and comfortable working in a demanding, state of the art trading environment.  This position will be located in the Chicago office.
-Lead performance optimization efforts within the firm.
-Be motivated to pinpoint areas of improvement within the infrastructure and the technical ability to execute on the implementation.
-Troubleshoot complex issues that span the full technology stack.
-Initiative driving projects to completion.
-Core proficiency in C++11, preferably on a Linux platform.
-Strong knowledge of the internals of the Linux kernel and optimizations.
-Strong automation skills with scripting languages such as Python
-Knowledge of tuning and monitoring distributed systems.
-Strong knowledge of messaging middleware tuning and management.
-Expert Level understanding of networked systems (TCP/IP, UDP, IP multicast).
-Excellent communication skills.
-Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university.
-Computer Science, Information Science or related technical field.
-Strong GPA (3.5 or higher).
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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