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C++ Software Engineer

Old Mission Capital
C++ Software Engineer
Chicago, US
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Job Description

Old Mission is a global proprietary trading firm that leverages state-of-the-art technology and research to identify and execute profitable trading strategies across multiple asset classes around the world. Our offices in Chicago, New York, London, and Singapore are all composed of naturally-curious individuals who thrive in a team environment and constantly strive for improvement.

Old Mission does not seek capital from outside investors, allowing us the flexibility to aggressively invest in our team members and keep them engaged in the firm’s growth.

About The Position

Old Mission Capital LLC, is looking to add several C++ Software Engineers to join our team in Chicago. In this role, you will be building and optimizing our current automated trading infrastructure, and you will also be tasked with working directly with our Traders and Quants to develop the next generation of the firm’s trading algorithms and strategies. Additionally, you will be responsible for creating and developing scalable multi-tiered applications. Our Software Engineers work on small collaborative teams and are a key component for our success.

Required Skills:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another technical related field
  • 5+ years of experience developing applications in C++ (with at least 3 years of C++ 11) preferably with high availability systems with very tight latency constraints
  • Experience with C++ 11/14/17, Linux and Python and BASH scripting
  • In-depth knowledge of the Linux kernel, systems programming
  • A passion for solving challenging problems
  • Strong systems knowledge and prefer some experience in developing low latency systems
  • Experience with writing applications connecting to exchange API’s or using network protocols
  • Experience with parallel, concurrent, and multi-threaded programming
  • Prefer experience with low-latency computing and hardware-level design Experience with Git, SVN, Mercurial
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