Senior C++ Software Engineer / Stable Trading Firm / Hybrid in Chicago / Creative Autonomy

Chicago, Illinois


Full Time

$120k - $140k

Job Description A stable trading company is looking for their next exceptional Senior Software Developer to join their technology team. In this role, you will work with experienced development professionals to build a new low-latency order executive platform, supporting the firm’s growing business needs. Software developers are involved throughout the entire project process, collaborating with traders and quantitative analysts on all aspects of their trading system.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter interested in a fast-paced environment with plenty of creative autonomy. Every team member contributed to the entire system, from trading algorithm development to high-speed data analysis and intelligent execution engine design. The culture fosters intelligence, ambition, and camaraderie, with a casual dress code and various amenities to promote meaningful relationships and collaboration. Required Skills & Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of full-time professional software engineering experience
  • Proficient in multi-threaded programming and distributed application architecture
  • Capable of quickly identifying and resolving issues, driving solutions to completion
  • Proven track record of generating innovative ideas and successfully implementing them
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Strong proficiency with Linux and Git
  • At least 2 years of experience with modern C++ and familiarity with Java or Python
  • Experience working in a shared production environment
  • Knowledge of distributed messaging and caching frameworks
  • Experience in low latency development and using performance investigation tools
  • teams
What You Will Be Doing Tech Breakdown
  • C++, Python or Java
  • Distributed System Architecture
The Offer You will receive the following benefits:
  • Comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being.
  • 401(k)
  • Amenities and activities

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Posted by: Olivia Policastro

Specialization: PythonJavaC++