finance | Java/C++Software Engineers on Crypto & Trading Desks (Austin OR Chicago OR Denver) in Chicago, IL

Java/C++Software Engineers on Crypto & Trading Desks (Austin OR Chicago OR Denver)

  • Objective Paradigm
  • $89,200.00 - 145,010.00 / Year *
  • Chicago, IL 60290
  • Full-Time
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Our client is a diversified, technology-led principal trading firm.Our Client s global cryptocurrency trading team, is looking for several software engineers to join our team in Chicago/Austin. This role is responsible for building and supporting a multi-language, functionally diverse technology stack to empower trading across many exchanges and regions using a wide range of strategies.As a member of this team, you will work with other software engineers to design and develop the full stack of software needed to enable a global trading operation. You will be expected to design and develop trading systems, exchange connectivity solutions, monitoring systems, and tools to integrate with our client s core infrastructure services. The team s existing systems are written in Java, C++, and Python. Future system, of which there are many still in the green-field phase, will likely be written in Java, C++, Python, or JavaScript.Candidates should have strong initiative and have proven experience independently driving projects to completion. We work from high-level requirements and programmers are expected to gain an intimate understanding of the business and work directly with traders and researchers on a daily basis.Responsibilities:Work as part of our cryptocurrency team to establish and maintain best-in-class software systems to enable 24-hour, Global trading operationsDesign and develop full-stack software systems including trading systems, exchange connectivity solutions, and monitoring systemsWorking in multiple languages, including Java, C++, and PythonTesting at the unit, functional, and integration levelWorking on legacy code as well as greenfield developmentProviding on-call support as neededCollaborating with traders, researchers, and software engineers within our group as well as elsewhere within the organization.Qualifications:Experience designing, developing, and supporting mission critical, high-performance applications.5+ years of professional Java or C++ experience.3+ years of professional script development experience, preferably Python.3 + years of front-end and back-end development experienceDemonstrated knowledge of network communication experience, including multicast and websocketsExperience with inter-process messaging, micro-service architectures, and API designExcellent oral and written communication skillsB.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degreeJava or C++ and Linux. Ideally industry experience, but for Java can be from tech
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