My client is a Leading Global multi-asset proprietary trading firm, with circa 50 people globally, located in Hong Kong, London and Chicago. The firm has US/Asian/European equities markets for a number of years and through continued investment in expanding to new products and markets, the firm is now looking to build its presence in the FX and Commodities markets. The firm has an extremely strong focus on high performance, cutting edge technology, investing a significant amount of time and money in ensuring that they stay ahead of the ultra competitive high frequency/low latency trading space.
Having recently hired a number of very senior and well respected traders in the Commodities and FX space, the team is now seeking a very strong C++ developer to take a key role in enhancing the core HFT platform and designing, implementing and back-testing trading strategies. The ideal candidate will need heavy experience in the high frequency space and have a strong grasp of both technology and trading. You will work very closely with the traders and be given a huge amount of ownership and responsibility from day one. Compensation will be very competitive, with amazing bonus potential. The team is in Chicago, however they are open to interviewing candidates from all corners of the USA. It is essential that you not only have a strong C++ infrastructure background (exchange connectivity, market data, low latency, APIs etc) but also significant experience working with traders in implementing and back-testing high frequency trading strategies.
Responsibilities for C/C++/Linux High Frequency Trading Developer/Strategy Implementation – 50 Person Multi-Asset Proprietary Trading Firm, Chicago
Design and enhance the HFT platform across FX and Commodities
Design Exchange Gateways
Optimize market data and order routing
Collaborate with traders to design, implement and back-test trading strategies
Work in a small/collaborative team of traders and technologists in Chicago
Desired Skill Set C/C++/Linux High Frequency Trading Developer/Strategy Implementation – 50 Person Multi-Asset Proprietary Trading Firm, Chicago
High Frequency Systems Development
Experience of either; Equities, FX or Commodities
Experience designing, implementing and back-testing high frequency trading strategies
With exciting plans for expansion over the coming year, it is an ideal time to join the firm and make a key impact on the team. Compensation is excellent, with unrivalled bonus potential. The team is seeking to begin initial conversations asap – for more info please contact email@example.com or call 212 231 8223
Key Skills; C, C++, Linux, Unix, TCP/IP, Networking, Optimization, High Frequency, Equities, FX, Commodities, Back-Testing, Trading, Chicago, Developer, Programmer, Electronic Trading, High Frequency Trading, C, C++
Selby Jennings - 12 months ago
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