Java Engineer

  • $ 160K - $275K Range
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Maven
  • 23 Sep 16

Interesting generalist software engineering roles and long term careers within a 300+ person automated market making firm in their Chicago trading office.

Java Engineer, Automated Trading Systems, $160K to $275K Range.

The firm is looking to hire generalist software developers to be based in its Chicago office. Whilst you will be based in Chicago, you will form part of an integrated global trading technologies team that is spread across 5 offices internationally. There is a strong global element to your role and the team. You will travel to one of the other offices (short trips) at least once or twice a year.

As a generalist software developer, you will enjoy a varied and interesting role and career at the firm.  You will work on the end to end development of both small and large projects surrounding the firm's trading tools & applications and automated trading platform.  Irrespective of the size and nature of the projects, your work can and will have a very direct and significant impact on trading revenues.

Despite its long history and mature trading record, the firm still looks, feels and behaves  like a tech start-up where a fun environment, problem solving culture and technology innovation is promoted.

This is a strong opportunity for talented software developers who are looking to start, build or grow a varied and long term  career in the automated trading industry.


  • Strong academic background. Most likely degree(s) in Computer Science and or related field from a top tier University.
  • 1-5 years experience as a Java Software Developer from any industry.
  • Best suited to those who would like international exposure in their career and role.

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