Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Opportunity at Chicago Financial Search

Posted on Jan 6

http://www.chicagofinancial.com/    312.207.0400

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4126020

Senior C++ Software Engineer, Chicago Prop Trading Team

We are  looking for outstanding Senior Software Engineers with an expertise in C++. You will be joining one of our software development teams to help build low latency trading applications.

To qualify for this role, you:

  • Have significant experience developing high-availability systems in C++ and Python with very tight resource/latency constraints
  • A background in multi-threaded programming and a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction
  • Are comfortable working “under the hood” and you are quite skilled in performance tuning (applications, Linux, socket I/O, etc.) and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with C++ libraries like STL and Boost
  • Are up to date on the C++0x/11 standards and have opinions about them
  • Have worked on challenging projects that involved things like building a custom compiler, writing a matching engine, or working with large amounts of data in real time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience working in the trading industry or another ultra-low latency sensitive business that involves solving remarkably complex problems
  • Experience working with Research teams and Quants
  • Eull lifecycle software development utilizing exotic hardware/software architectures for ultra-low latency trading systems
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