Platform Engineer - Java

Chicago OR NYC, IL 60606

Posted: 10/08/2018 Category: Java Job Number: 10964

Description

Our Client is seeking a Platform Engineer  to help improve the scalability, performance and efficiency of the team’ s state-of-the-art trading systems. The platform is deployed across global markets and asset classes and supports a profitable high-volume business.  You will work out of either our Chicago or New York office. 

What you' ll do:

On any given day you may find yourself doing the following:
  • With exposure across the stack, you will work to improve the performance of highly optimized software, hardware, and components that interface with one of the fastest network infrastructures.
  • Straddling both a NY-based core technology team and a Chicago-based trading team, you will help enable the growth of fundamental trading paradigms with global scope.
  • Focusing on strategy performance optimization and delivering research technology to expand access to new alphas.

Who you are:
  • You take initiative, own your work, and are persistent in following through to completion
  • You show passion for what you do and have a burning drive to reach a goal against all odds
  • You are someone who naturally thinks strategically and easily abstracts simplicity from complex systems
  • You strive for technical excellence and want to work in an environment that rewards it over all else.

Our ideal candidates bring many of the following attributes to the table: 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in core Java programming
  • Knowledge of distributed and highly concurrent systems
  • Experience with low-latency systems and/or high transaction environments
  • A life-long learner who is keenly aware of the latest developments in technology

What you’ ll get:
  • The opportunity to work alongside talented and passionate experts who take pride in delivering results
  • Attractive compensation and bonus structure
  • Generous benefit plan structure with an option for fully-paid individual health insurance premiums
  • Training and development opportunities alongside company-sponsored social events
  • Pre-tax transportation contributions, on-site gym in some locations, and daily-customized lunch

 
Core Java, concurrent systems, high transaction environments

Evan Pollock

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