Quantitative Trading Systems Developer (Securities): Undergraduate, Master's, PhD and Postdoc

Chicago, IL | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/05/2016 Job ID: 18122 Industry: Software Developer

Location: Chicago, IL

Are you a natural programmer who loves to optimize and make systems more efficient? Do you have a sophisticated computational skillset – code optimization, systems architecture and library design? Do you know your core languages like you do your native tongue?

Quantitative Trading System Developers are responsible for designing, building, and optimizing our automated trading platform. Developers work closely with our research, simulation and live trading teams.   We are seeking top undergraduate, master’ s, and PhD students who are entrepreneurial self-starters and enjoy being in a fast-paced and dynamic environment for exciting opportunities in our automated quantitative trading businesses.  This opportunity offers excellent exposure to a quantitative trading career path in one of the world’ s leading global financial institutions.

If this is what excites you:
  • Developing core trading infrastructure
  • Designing low-latency, high-throughput trading systems

And this is what you’ ve got:
  • Advanced training in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related fields
  • Extensive programming experience with strong object oriented design skills and fluency in C, C++, or Java
  • Expertise with algorithms and data structures
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion
  • Ability to thrive in a complex, fast-paced, and highly technical environment

  • Scripting languages (e.g., Linux shell, Python, Perl)
  • Distributed computing using MapReduce
  • Multi-threaded programming
  • Network programming

This is what we can give you:
  • Collaboration with some of the brightest minds in the industry
  • Meaningful projects that directly impact global markets
  • A culture that values ambition and rewards talent
  • World-class training, tools and mentorship


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science - Masters Degree Preferred

Deonte Seals

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