Senior Systematic Strategy Developer - Leading HFT Prop House - Chicago Senior Systematic Strategy Developer - Leading HFT  …

Paragon Executive
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Excellent Remuneration Packages including sign on and guaranteed bonuses as well as competitive base
Paragon Executive
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Excellent Remuneration Packages including sign on and guaranteed bonuses as well as competitive base
Our client, a leader in the HFT prop trading industry is now looking for a Senior Strategy Developer on one of their growing high-frequency trading teams in Chicago. Partner directly with a group of Traders and a Senior Developer to advance a platform that optimizes current and new algorithmic trading strategies in global markets.

Day to Day:

This person will work alongside a group of talented and passionate individuals in designing, implementing, and owning solutions to exciting problems. The ideal candidate  will have a significant impact on a hands-on, performance-driven team.

Manage the current strategy model and build out new alpha-generating strategies in a collaborative and rewarding environment.

Communicate with Traders daily to maintain trading production across global markets

Identify possible enhancements, design solutions and implement new trading applications in a clean, concise way that continues to decrease latency for greater execution edge


Requirements:

BS or MS in Computer Science or STEM-related field of study preferred

5+ years of low-level C++ programming experience including C++ 11/14/17 required

Prior experience with distributed systems and multi-threaded application design and development required

Linux/Unix experience required

Prior scripting experience with Python highly preferred

Experience with kdb+ or another time-series database highly preferred

Prior experience in a proprietary trading or financial services environment highly preferred

 For a discrete conversation about this role please reach out to our Executive Search Consultant Jackie Banner

jbanner@paragonexecutive.com

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