Job Description

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C++ Software Engineer

  • Job Tag: #LI-BH1
  • Posted: April 18,2024

SkyWater Search is excited to partner with a Global Quantitative Trading Firm to find a C++ Software Engineer. You will work closely with top research, systems, and operations teams to design, implement and analyze new automated electronic trading algorithms from a modern office in part of Chicago’s Skyline. 

What You’ll Do:

Software Development: Architect and implement new automated electronic trading algorithms and expand the firm’s proprietary trading platform.
Strategy Implementation: Collaborate with research and operations teams to implement new trading strategies and optimize existing ones.
Troubleshoot Trading Performance: Reconcile difference between trading strategy simulation and performance.
Research Industry Trends: Investigate new technologies to improve platform stability and performance. 

What’s in it for you:

Impact: Enjoy a high degree of autonomy and leadership that encourages experimentation. Take your ideas and put them into practice with a supportive team. 
Career Growth: Grow with a company that supports your professional development and is rapidly expanding. 
Top-Tier Office: Modern office with stocked kitchen, daily meals, fun company events and a fantastic view. 

This is a salaried, fully on-site position. Please apply if you’re interested! 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4-year technical degree
  • Expert level experience with C++
  • Background from another quantitative trading firm or a top tech company. 
  • Ability to commute to Chicago office and be on-site 5 days per week.

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