Junior Software Developer - Chicago, IL

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Job Order #:

MS061150

Title:

Junior Software Developer - Chicago, IL

Location:

Chicago, IL 

Salary:

80000-120000

Salary Type:

per year

Occupations:

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

Junior Software Developer
 
We are seeking highly talented Software Developers to join the team.  In addition to challenging and rewarding atmosphere, the team enjoys extremely competitive compensation including a performance-based bonus.  Other perks include company paid medical and dental insurance, 401k with employer match, game room and social areas to relax, on-site gym facility, free snacks and beverages, as well as daily catered lunches.
 
Responsibilities:
 
-Work collaboratively with senior developers and business leaders to expand, enhance, and improve ultra-low latency trading infrastructure platform.
-Receive mentorship and guidance from experienced developers.
-Design and implement timely, high quality software solutions used for algorithmic trading, exchange connectivity, and research.
-Manage daily production releases utilizing a variety of technology and systems.
-Drive change by taking ownership of tasks from beginning to end and employing creative solutions within various areas of the stack to reinforce better, faster technology.
-Analyze complex technical issues as well as proactively creating solutions.
-Provide technical expertise to support and troubleshoot the production environment in real-time.
 
Qualifications:
 
-Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and "outside of the box" thinkers.
-Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Computer Science or related field.
-Familiar and comfortable working with Linux operating system.
-Strong programming skills in C++/OOP/STL and understanding of general programming concepts.
-Strong knowledge with network and multi-threading programming.
-Experience with large scale software performance optimization including compiler tuning is a plus.
-Familiarity with Python and Bash shell scripting is a plus.
-Desire and interest to develop a career in the financial industry.
-Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
-Must be motivated, dependable, and responsible.
 
*Looking for candidates from top tier universities with a strong GPA.  PhD in mathematics, statistics, physics or engineering is preferred.  Will consider candidates who have a Master's degree along with work experience.  Top universities include Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University, Harvard University, University of California-Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Chicago, California Institute of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, Columbia University, New York University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Yale University, Cornell University, Brown University, etc.
 
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If you are an employer and recruiting for similar IT professionals / positions, please contact our Technical Recruiters at Next Step Systems http://www.nextstepsystems.com/employers_submit_raul.html.  We are a national IT Recruiting Firm / Agency specializing in full-time direct hire Information Technology employment opportunities.
 
Company Will Relocate Candidates To Chicago!  Company Will Sponsor Candidates!
 
No Corp-To-Corp Or Third Party Recruiters; W-2 Direct Hire Only.
 
To Apply Now, Send Your Resume To http://www.nextstepsystems.com/jobseekers_submit_raul.html.
 
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Company Info
Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

Website: www.nextstepsystems.com

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