Rapidly growing proprietary international trading firm seeks Cryptocurrency Software Engineers to join its team to learn the landscape of Bitcoin and other digital currencies and develop systems that will contribute to our low-latency trading platform. Successful applicants for this position will be working closely with traders, quants and other software engineers to implement and extend the different parts of our trading infrastructure including lowlatency 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. The applicant will 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. This position will be located in the Chicago office.
Core proficiency in C++11, preferably on a Linux platform
C# knowledge is a plus; Proficiency with Blockchain Technology; Experience with Cryptocurrency; Ability to research Cryptocurrency’s impact on markets 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 Education Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or any quantitative-focused course Strong GPA (3.5 or higher)