• Negotiable
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Technology
  • 2018-08-27

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for: *Designing, developing, supporting, and maintaining the trading infrastructure *Ensuring old and new programs follow the standards for coding, architecture, and operations *Developing an understanding of trading and exchanges *Collaborating with traders, engineers, and researchers

The Senior Software Engineer leads large technical projects, sets the direction for trading infrastructure, and serves as a role model in the organization. The teams use cutting edge technology to solve a multitude of tough challenges. The trading strategies must respond to events that take place in the market in microseconds or less with extremely low error. Terabytes of data are continually refined, stored, and analyzed. The UI's provide an intuitive control of a highly complex system, and present responsive, real-time visualizations of market activity. The engineers get to work closely with traders to identify challenges faced and determine how best approach and solve them. The dynamic needs of the traders are met by the engineers' well-architected designs and solutions.

Requirements:

*Big-Picture thinking and innovation

*Strong engineering instincts

*Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals

*The desire to constantly become better in an evolving environment

*Do the right thing

*Provide direction and promote engineering principles

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for:

*Designing, developing, supporting, and maintaining large portions of the trading infrastructure

*Ensuring old and new programs follow the standards for coding, architecture, and operations

*Developing an understanding of trading and exchanges

*Collaborating with traders, engineers, and researchers