Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Chicago, IL $250 - 350K DOE

Our client, a privately-held proprietary trading firm, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer.  This candidate will lead the system-wide design and build-out of quantitative futures and equities/ETFs portfolios focused on high- and mid-frequency signals and strategies. This is an opportunity to leverage the growth potential of a small team as a senior member.  The position mandates a highly skilled technologist with reasonable quantitative skills. 

You will be:
  • Building high-performance/low-latency components for both live trading and simulation.
  • Refining, and increasing automation of the research infrastructure in all its components.
  • Researching and implementing performance analytics, signal performance and post-trade analytics.
  • Develop tools to monitor, analyze, and further automate existing trading processes.
  • Optimize software, hardware, and network performance.
You must have:
  • Either BS or MS in Computer Science or a quantitative discipline, and more than 5 years of industry experience.
  • Worked on high-frequency/low-latency technology.
  • Broad knowledge and experience with performance tradeoffs for hardware and technology decisions.
  • Strong C++ expertise.
  • Experience in an futures and equities/ETFs trading environment.



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