Quantitative Developer

Quantitative Developer

Chicago $300,000 DOE

Chicago prop trading firm is looking for a Quantitative Developer to join one of their  algorithmic trading teams. You will support and contribute to that team’s trading performance as well as:

  • Support production trading systems

  • Rewrite and optimize existing trades

  • Help develop new signals, order placement logic, and trades

  • Build tools to help investigate and research trades

 Experience and skills

  • 3+ years’ related experience

  • Strong knowledge of both C++ and Python

  • Strong familiarity with a Linux environment and shell scripting

  • Strong understanding of optimization and profiling, especially with respect to low latency systems

  • Understanding/experience with market microstructure, trading systems, and order placement logic

  • Ability to work independently / self-driven

  • Strong multi-tasking skills, including the ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize appropriately

  • Experience with R preferred

This person needs to be driven, able to self-direct, and eager to learn.  The firm’s environment offers quick feedback and count on each person to thrive on that and be able to execute given new information.




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