Sr Java Developer - options trading desk

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 09/09/2019 Category: Java Job Number: 12229

Job Description


Our Client is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. They trade their own capital at their own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world.

Our Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities (FICC) Options group is looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer with an expertise in Java 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 and low latency techniques.

What is needed for this role:
  • 5+ years of experience using Java or C++ on Linux in the trading industry, or a similarly demanding field
  • 2+ years of experience developing options trading software
  • Expertise in network and concurrent programming involving low latency and high message rates
  • Expertise in JVM selection and performance tuning
  • Expertise in data analysis
  • Ability to operate in multiple language domains, including Java, C++ and Python
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or a related field from a top university

Bonus points for:
  • Experience with complex systems or distributed programming
  • Experience with UI/UX design and development in .NET or JavaScript
  • Contributions to open source projects in a challenging field
  • Strong understanding of hardware/software interaction
  • Demonstrated interest in keeping up with new developments in programming languages and other relevant technologies

Job Requirements

Java, JVM, Trading Systems

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Evan Pollock

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