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

A rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, London and New York is seeking a Quantitative Developer to join its highly experienced quant development team.  The successful Quantitative Developer for this position will work closely with traders and quants to implement custom trading solutions within the technology stack.  The Quantitative Developer role requires a strong emphasis on programming and architecting software solutions primarily in C++.  The successful Quantitative Developer will also help in building data analysis tools for pre-trade parameters.  This position will be located in the Chicago office.
-PhD/MS or BS with equivalent work experience in computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or any other quantitative focused coursework.
-Strong GPA (3.5 or higher).
-Excellent programming skills in C++ with 2-5 years of experience.
-Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design.
-Experience with multithreading and real-time systems in a Linux environment.
-Experience with scripting languages, such as Python or Ruby, and/or statistical languages, such as R.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Experience in finance or trading is a definite plus.
-Experience with time-series data or large data set analysis a plus.
-A self-motivated personality with a passion for working on a team.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

Website: www.nextstepsystems.com

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