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Software Engineer- Exchange Core

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Chicago, IL
$140,000 - $175,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 25, 2019
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Role Responsibilities 
  • Design and deliver robust applications and APIs to support the company’s vital business.
  • Keep everyone informed about the health and viability of the platform by reporting known issues and status of ongoing investigations.
  • Identify and advocate for changes vital to the stability and supportability of the system.
  • Mentor and advise teammates to ensure new features are efficient, highly available, and fault tolerant.
Role Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as Software Engineer delivering C++ server applications.
  • Expert at modern C++ and Python.
  • Expert at low latency/lock-free algorithms and design.
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols
  • Solid understanding of middleware options.
  • Expert skill in designing scalable framework APIs and REST interfaces.
  • Solid understanding of database schema design (MongoDB, Postgres, MySql, Influx)
  • Proficient with automated test tools.
  • Expert at performance tuning in a Linux environment.
  • Web development skills a plus.
  • Willingness to dive in and assist teammates.
  • Relevant experience from an exchange, proprietary trading firm or top tier bank.
  • Willingness to participate in the team’s on-call rotation.
  • Work in Chicago.
  • Entrepreneurial and independent.