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Software Engineer (C++)

Geneva Trading
Software Engineer (C++)
Chicago, US
112,000 - 175,000
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Job Description

How You Can Make An Impact 

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our growing team. You will focus on developing our next-generation trading platform where performance and flexibility are the cornerstones of our solution. Through a highly collaborative approach, you will work on various areas of the tech stack, including trading strategies, order routing, market data, etc. 

The ideal candidate is passionate about leveraging technology to solve complex technical problems in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. 

  • Design and develop complex algorithmic trading systems and drive the delivery of our next-generation platform 

  • Build and maintain ultra-low-latency trading strategies and trading tools 

  • Proactively look for areas to improve our existing system, reducing complexity and improving performance

  • Work directly with team members to incorporate enhancements, design solutions, and implement new trading applications in a clean, concise way that continues to decrease latency for execution edge

What You'll Need 

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or STEM-related field of study preferred 
  • 2+ years of hands-on C++ programming experience and basic knowledge in the following areas:  
  • Distributed systems, multi-threaded programming, and operating system optimization 
  • Developing low latency / high message rates systems 
  • Writing multi-threaded / concurrent applications
  • Linux (CentOS or Ubuntu experience is a plus) and libraries such as STL or Boost 
  • Python or a similar scripting language 
  • SQL queries, updates, table creation, and basic database maintenance 
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, with a natural tendency to share knowledge with others and work collaboratively
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to effectively plan and prioritize time to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to take ownership of projects and responsibilities
  • Able to handle pressure and time constraints with composure
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