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Python Developer, Need Trading Experience


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Python Developer, Need Trading Experience



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

Job Description:

Python Developer, Need Trading Experience, Chicago, IL

We are seeking a talented developer to contribute to the enhancement of its automated trading system.  This critical role combines elements of large-scale data management, algorithm implementation and process management.  The successful candidate must be a team player, have the ability to build scalable processes, and have effective problem-solving and communication skills.
- Develop processes to collect and analyze data for automated trading systems.
- Define and implement new procedures as needed for data collection and analysis.
- Develop and support tools that interface with external data vendors.
- Support the Finance and Operations group on cost and compliance reporting.
- Develop and maintain Back Office processes such as P&L reporting and position reconciliation.
- Develop and support overnight processes written in Python, Perl and web reporting in Ruby.
- Identify and respond to system incidents and problems, including performing troubleshooting
procedures and escalating as necessary.
- Select and implement software tools to support execution and management of procedures.
- Develop and maintain documentation and standards.
- Work with colleagues to identify and develop opportunities to enhance and improve trading system
- BS/BA degree required, coursework in engineering or computer science preferred.
- 3+ years of relevant Python scripting experience.
- 2+ years of relevant work experience in financial markets.
- Linux experience required.
- Strong database knowledge, SQL, Postgres, MySQL, etc.
- Experience with Perl a plus.
- Highly detail-oriented and well-organized.
- Able to multi-task and work under pressure.
- Capable of building scalable and robust processes.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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