C++ Developer, Trading Technology

C++ Developer, Trading Technology

Chicago $225,000 - $325,000 DOE

Chicago based trading firm is looking for an experienced C++ Developer to work closely with traders and quants in integrating their business needs into firms’ technical infrastructure.   The ideal candidate will have 5plus years C++ work experience with ability to disseminate market data to trading strategies as well as send and manage orders submitted to a trading venue. This is a great opportunity for a talented developer with a proven track record to join a successful team.  Position is a collaborative one calling for superior interpersonal skills in order to build and maintain trading strategies, infrastructure, and tools with peers and internal clients.  

 Responsibilities include:

  • Identify potential areas for optimization and performance enhancements
  • Provide and adhere to project estimates and software development timelines.
  • Technical troubleshooting, testing and debugging.
  • Must have an understanding of regulatory compliance and risk management issues associated with trading.


  • UNIX/Linux and SQL skills
  • Object Oriented programming expertise
  • Familiarity with scripting languages Python, Perl, UNIX Shell, awk, etc.
  • Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures.
  • Experience with writing exchange data feed
  • STL and multi-threading proficiency
  • Undergraduate degree (CS, Math, Engineering or Physics).




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