Quantitative Developer - Chicago, IL


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Quantitative 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:

Quantitative Developer
-Work as part of a high frequency trading team to ensure successful production of trading technologies, software deployment and configuration processes.
-Partner with Team Lead to define priorities and deliver custom software solutions for ultra-low latency projects.
-Ensure maximum trading system availability to avoid missing any key trading opportunities.
-Troubleshoot trading system production incidents resulting from internal (proprietary software / systems) or external factors (markets, data feeds, telecommunication lines).
-Automate software configuration and rollout procedures to reduce manual configuration errors and strive for flawless change management.
-Work with the infrastructure team to support core market connectivity and correspond with exchanges regarding trade order activity, connectivity, and other related technical support issues.
-Strong programming background, familiarity with mathematical techniques and the fluency to leverage both skills to produce trading solutions and high-performance production code.
-The ability to work and solve problems as part of a team, often in a high-pressure environment.
-Excellent programming skills in C++ on a multi-threaded system in a Linux environment.
-Must have built a simulation in C++ and must have built tools to handle large amounts of data.
-Python and High Frequency experience is a plus.
-Experience with building out significantly sized systems and infrastructure.
-3+ years of experience supporting electronic trading systems; prior experience at proprietary trading firm preferred.
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
-High level of trust and accountability.
-If relocating, you should be familiar with Chicago.
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Chicago, IL, United States

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