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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 apply.a33hoiycgo@selbyjennings.aptrack.co.uk or James Sleep at apply.a33hoiycgo@selbyjennings.aptrack.co.uk 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


 

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