Quant: Performance Engineer

Chicago, Illinois

Open to Remote

Full Time

$120k - $250k

A Chicago-based Trading company is seeking to expand their Performance Engineering Team, which employs a comprehensive approach to enhancing software, hardware, and strategy performance. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for exploring new possibilities for optimization and implementing these ideas to practice.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Enhancing the performance of their trading engine through projects such as benchmarking systems, assessing new devices, and analyzing latency.
  • Creating tools and applications to assess new software and devices
  • Collaborating with relevant teams in Trading, Quant, Technology, utilizing a data-driven approach to improve their systems, and latency across exchanges.
The ideal candidates has the following:
  • A technical degree in Computer Science or similar field
  • Strong proficiency in C++ or Python programming with demonstrated experience in developing scalable, high-performing applications
  • Knowledge of analyzing and optimizing operating systems, compilers, networking, IO subsystems, or accelerators
  • Familiarity with statistical and experimental techniques and tools for performance testing
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams, including Trading, Development, IT, and Quant.

Posted by: Samantha Rosenberg