|Job Description||C++ Senior Software Engineer
Our client is a globally-positioned, proprietary trading firm that
remains on the cutting edge of algorithmic trading. We are a privately
funded company and do not rely on outside investors or private equity.
With offices in Chicago and London, we trade across all major asset
classes in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Because of our ongoing
commitment to technology and human capital we have become an industry
leader, quietly setting the standard for sophisticated trading
strategies. We enjoy a casual atmosphere and a flat organizational
Our managing partners are passionate about supporting the exploration
of new strategies and concepts throughout the company. They not only
encourage new ideas, they expect them. We are more than 250 people
with an incredibly diverse set of backgrounds, but collectively we
share in our commitment to innovation and Our client\\\\\\\'s continued
At Our client, potential candidates will find a group of people
committed to intellectual rigor, strong teamwork, and the pursuit of
great discoveries. We recognize that to remain successful, it is
imperative that we continue to hire and retain exceptional talent. We
offer exceptional compensation and benefits packages.
The individual in this role will be part of the Market Data team
responsible for developing and supporting real time and historical
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop and support market data feed handlers to different exchanges
Support and enhance historical simulation environment for
quantitative research groups.
Assist with migrating existing feed and archive infrastructure
into the new technology framework
Develop and enhance tools to monitor and maintain data integrity
in both historical and real time market data.
Benchmark and tune the market data feed handlers to achieve
optimum performance and latency levels.
Interact directly with the traders and quantitative developers to
capture business requirements and to help resolve technical problems.
Support and maintain instrument definition database for multiple
exchanges and different asset types.
Collaborate with R&D team to research new and innovative
technologies and be responsible for integrating these technologies
into our production environment
Demonstrate reliable attendance
|Qualifications||Experience and Skills:
5+ years of experience in creating IT solutions for large-scale
environments (application, data, and infrastructure)
Understanding of exchange protocols and financial products
Strong data analysis and quantitative skills
Strong scripting skills
Experience in financial industry required
Expert knowledge of the C and C++ programming languages
Expert Knowledge of operating systems
Excellent communication and documentation skills
Ability to work well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of business and
Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent
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