C# / C++ Developer – Front Office Equity Options System
Date:10 May 2013
Location:United States, Chicago
Salary:$120,000 - $170,000 with great bonus potentia
C# / C++ Developer – Front Office Equity Options System Boutique Proprietary Trading Firm – Chicago Illinois Circa $120,000 - $170,000 with great bonus potential and amazing company benefits
My client is a boutique proprietary trading firm (less than 35 people at present) which over recent years has established itself as leader in the derivatives market-making and arbitrage space. The firm has a heavy focus on technology and is home to a number of innovative and talented technologists. The team is located in Chicago and has an amazing culture, with a focus on collaboration, idea sharing and performance. The environment is great, with amazing benefits, games room and more! Since the team is still small and growing, you will work closely alongside the senior partners of the firm, offering you an amazing opportunity to quickly progress both your skill set, business knowledge and professional career. Through continued expansion and a focus on recruiting top talent, the team is seeking a smart C# developer to take a key role on building out the proprietary options market making platform. You will work closely with the options traders and take a key role on the full software development lifecycle from analysis through to design, implementation and delivery.
Desired Skills & Experience for C# Developer – Front Office Equity Options System C# Development experience Winforms/WPF Experience building multi-threaded applications Networking (TCP/UDP) Strong academic background with a MSc or BSc degree in Computer Science Strong Windows Knowledge Strong knowledge of data structures, multi-core programming paradigms, OO analysis etc Strong interest for capital markets Any experience within an options trading or front office environment will be huge plus Great communication skills
Key Responsibilities for C# Developer – Front Office Equity Options System Take a key role in the design and development of a green-field front of C# system for options market making Requirements gathering and analysis, working closely with traders Design, development, implementation and testing Work directly alongside CTO and senior traders Join a fast paced, performance driven front office environment This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented C# developer to join a successful and profitable options market making firm, in a role that will offer significant exposure to the business and fantastic compensation potential. The firm is currently designing from scratch a range of cutting edge green-filed systems and applications and this role will offer great challenge on both the technical and business side. Since this is a small firm, you will have a huge amount of responsibility and visibility, therefore the ideal candidate will come from a similar background in a small prop shop or hedge fund. Candidates from larger institutions will be considered if they can demonstrate that they have the ability to communicate well, innovate, share ideas and contribute from day one. The team is based in Chicago and is open to exploring candidates from all locations with the USA.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or James Sleep at email@example.com or call 212 829 4354 Key Skills; C#, Windows, WPF, Multi-treading, TCP, UDP, Networking, Msc, BSc, OO, Multi-core programming paradigms, C# Developer, C# Programmer, Front Office, Proprietary Trading, C#, Windows, Chicago