Python/Linux Engineer - HFT - Chicago/New York
The positive feel of a start-up with the benefits that come with a more established player, this leading HFT firm is looking for a dynamic software engineer to join one of their most successful quant trading teams. Collaborating extensively with traders and other technologists, you'll design, write and maintain a complex Python infrastructure. This role is as front office as developers come within the firm without being a Quant.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about development, and keen to learn about automated electronic trading. You will be expected to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment, with a focus on processes that are robust, scalable and fault-tolerant. Most problems require high-availability, high-throughput and low-latency solutions.
The trading team see technology as a key component of their continued success and candidates will be exposed to cool, cutting-edge technologies.
Financial experience is not essential; just a willingness to learn and learn quickly.
***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.*** Requirements
- Solid knowledge of Python and Linux. Some C++ preferable
- Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to make the right engineering decisions to achieve maintainability, extensibility and debuggability
- Self-directed and able to take ownership of several projects at once
- Knowledge of SQL, Redis, InfluxDB is a bonus
- Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)
This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only. Benefits
- Competitive base salary & bonus; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
- Collaborative and rewarding work environment and culture
- Free breakfast , lunch and dinner
If this sounds like you, or you would like to know more, please get in touch. Adam Pearce
+44 (0) 7495 377043