Roy Talman & Associates

  • Software Engineer - Chicago

    Job Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/24/2019 10:04 AM)
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  • Overview

    C++ Engineers - here is your chance to break into Trading. Will consider Solid S/W Engineers without prior Trading Experience. 

    Will consider telecommuters - given extremely strong C++ and ultra low latency background. 


    Working closely with traders, quants and other software engineers to implement and extend the different parts of trading infrastructure including low-latency trade execution services, tick data infrastructure, database service layers, exchange connections, back testing systems, GUIs, risk management systems, calculation and modeling engines and compliance monitoring tools. Use modern software tools in an agile project management process with a focus on continuous integration and regression testing to build highly performant code in a Linux environment.


    Required Skills 

    • Core proficiency in C++11, C++14 or C++17, preferably on a Linux platform
    • C# knowledge is a plus
    • Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design
    • Experience with multithreading, real-time systems and socket programming
    • Ultra-low latency programming experience
    • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python or Ruby
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and attention to detail
    • Experience in finance or trading is a definite plus
    • A self-motivated personality with a passion for working in a trading organization



    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or any quantitative-focused course
    • Strong GPA (3.5 or higher)




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