Trading Algorithm Developer
Spot Trading - Chicago, IL

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Trading Algorithm Developer - Chicago IL


Do you want to join a team of developers who are trying to solve hard problems in the financial industry? We design advanced trading algorithms utilizing state of the art trading technology. We anticipate and react to changing market conditions while refining our strategies to be as effective as possible.

What are some examples of things that we work on?
  • We developed low-latency execution platforms that allow trading algorithms to trade futures, options and equities across all U.S. exchanges
  • In the past year alone, our trading platforms have improved execution speed by two orders of magnitude, making them state of the art
  • These platforms have been utilized to create profitable automated and semi-automated trading strategies
  • We have honed the performance and trading logic of our algorithms to create even more value
Skills and Qualifications We are looking for someone with the following skill set:
  • A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming in C++
  • Familiarity with the new C++11 standard
  • Experience with high-performance, detail oriented programming
  • Solid grasp of concurrency and parallel processing
  • Fair knowledge of python and or other scripting languages
Things that would really pique our interest:
  • Experience with coding trading algorithms
  • Experience working with or designing trading frameworks
  • Experience working with or designing simulation/analytics frameworks
  • Prior experience contributing to the design or implementation of a high-frequency trading platform
  • Familiarity with machine-learning concepts