Senior Software Engineer - Options Trading Desk

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 07/08/2019 Category: Python Job Number: 11926

 

 

 

 

 

Our Client is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm

 

They are looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer with an expertise in Python to join a team of highly talented technologists tasked with building a proprietary options trading platform. Your role will focus on all areas of software engineering, including design, development, implementation, testing, and post-trade analysis while using the latest technologies.

 

To qualify for this role, you:
  • have 5+ years’ experience using Python on Linux in the trading industry, or a similarly demanding field.
  • have 2+ years’ experience developing options trading software
  • can demonstrate expertise in network and concurrent programming involving low latency and high message rates
  • can demonstrate expertise in data analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and signal processing
  • can operate in multiple language domains, including Java and Python
  • have a BS or advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Engineering from a top university

 

Bonus points if you have:
  • experience with complex systems or distributed programming
  • experience with UI/UX design and development in .NET or JavaScript
  • contributed to open source projects in a challenging field
  • a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction
  • a demonstrated interest in keeping up with new developments in programming languages and other relevant technologies.
  • an understanding of economics and the geopolitical landscape

 

 

Our Client is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm

 

They are looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer with an expertise in Python to join a team of highly talented technologists tasked with building a proprietary options trading platform. Your role will focus on all areas of software engineering, including design, development, implementation, testing, and post-trade analysis while using the latest technologies.

 

To qualify for this role, you:
  • have 5+ years’ experience using Python on Linux in the trading industry, or a similarly demanding field.
  • have 2+ years’ experience developing options trading software
  • can demonstrate expertise in network and concurrent programming involving low latency and high message rates
  • can demonstrate expertise in data analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and signal processing
  • can operate in multiple language domains, including Java and Python
  • have a BS or advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Engineering from a top university

 

Bonus points if you have:
  • experience with complex systems or distributed programming
  • experience with UI/UX design and development in .NET or JavaScript
  • contributed to open source projects in a challenging field
  • a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction
  • a demonstrated interest in keeping up with new developments in programming languages and other relevant technologies.
  • an understanding of economics and the geopolitical landscape

 
Python, Linux, Trading Systems, Data Engineering

Evan Pollock

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