Senior Software Engineer C++ – Algo Trading

18 March 2023
Schiller Park, Cook County


Senior Software Engineer C++ (Algo Trading Team) A world-leading global systematic hedge fund and trading company are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join one of our trading desks. In this role, you will focus on designing, building, and implementing trading applications and tools. You will be an integral member of an algorithmic trading team comprising experienced technologists, quantitative researchers, and traders. Your team will work closely to solve challenging technological problems and contribute to our full tech stack, from hardware and software development to DevOps, testing, and release management. Responsibilities Perform full life cycle development of applications and libraries for exchange gateways, trading strategy execution, risk management, trade reporting, and market data feed processing using C++ Develop and maintain systems to ensure application performance, integrity, and reliability for maintaining maximal up-time, and logging and traceability to aid in the support of mission-critical production systems Collaborate with quantitative researchers and traders on strategy development Design, develop, and deploy software using agile methodologies Guide junior engineers on best practices through mentoring, pair programming, and code reviews Provide production support, maintenance, and performance improvements of existing systems Evaluate new technology and improve our technology stack Skills Required: Experience developing high-availability server-side systems, preferably in C++ Years of experience using any combination of the modern C++ (14/17/20) standards A background in multi-threaded programming and a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction Strong verbal and written communication skills Nice to haves: Experience working in the trading industry or another latency-sensitive business that involves solving complex and novel problems Experience with numerical computing and/or working with Quantitative Researchers Experience with full life-cycle software development utilizing exotic hardware/software architectures Detailed understanding of TCP, UDP, IPV4, and related hardware/software Comfort with multiple programming languages, particularly Java, Python, JavaScript, Ruby Outstanding benefits package on offer to support you both professionally and personally. These benefits include generous medical coverage, paid parental leave, and a variety of other benefits focused on providing the best employee experience. Please follow Algo Capital for the latest job updates –


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