C++ High Frequency Algo Developer – Chicago
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C++ High Frequency Algo Developer – Chicago


Up to $200’000 USD + Bonus


We require a C++ high frequency/ low latency Algo quant developer to sit alongside the traders in a highly reputable and celebrated high frequency trading firm within their Chicago office. This is an superb opportunity for an experienced C++ developer to join a first-rate development team in Chicago.

This is a broad role encompassing complex front end trading systems, performance improvement & optimisation, market connectors, and analysis tools. The individual in this role will be a part of a small, dynamic trading group and will work directly with traders to design, build, and test cutting-edge low latency trading systems. This individual will be required to improve, and redesign low latency trading systems and models, alongside optimizing the platform. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world leading high-frequency prop group.


• Extensive experience of high performance C++
• Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming.
• Multithreading & Concurrency ability
• Experience of low latency/high throughput systems is an absolute necessity
• Previous experience in high frequency trading
• Previous experience working alongside traders designing and implementing trading models

Required skills:
In Summary - Require a C++ Software Engineer / Algo Developer / Infrastructure Developer / Trading Systems Developer to join an Algorithmic Trading / Electronic Trading / Quant Trading / Prop trading team with experience in Low-latency Trading, High Performance Computing, Object-Oriented Design, Multithreading & Concurrency, High-Frequency trading, Multi thread programming

Contact: Ben Harris on +44 (0) 203 141 8000

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