Software Engineer - Market Data Team - New York or Chicago
Jump Trading, LLC - Chicago, IL

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Job Descriptions:
Jump Trading 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, London, Singapore and most recently New York, 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.
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 350 people with an incredibly diverse set of backgrounds, but collectively we share in our commitment to innovation and Jump's continued success.

At Jump, 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 feed infrastructure. 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

Required Experience:
3-5+ 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 technology
Masters degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent
Keyword: Software Developer
From: Jump Trading, LLC