Senior C++ Software Developer - Chicago, IL


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Senior C++ Software Developer - 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, Software-Web Development

Job Description:

Senior C++ Software Developer
-Work collaboratively with technology team and business leaders to expand, enhance, and improve ultra-low latency trading infrastructure platform.
-Mentor junior developers, providing subject matter expertise and constructive feedback.
-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 our production environment in real time.
-Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and "outside of the box" thinkers.
-3+ years of experiences on software development.
-Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Computer Science or related field.
-Working experience in financial industry with a general knowledge with Bonds, Futures, Stocks, Options.
-Project management experience and/or ability to lead and mentor team members is a plus.
-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.
-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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Chicago, IL, United States


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