SOFTWARE ENGINEER (MID LEVEL)

Published date Posted on Indeed on Jan 14, 2022 (4 d ago)
Description:

XR Trading is a proprietary trading firm with locations in Chicago, London, New York and Amsterdam. We are seeking a talented and self-motivated mid-level Software Engineer to join our growing engineering team. Our culture emphasizes teamwork, and focuses on continuous integration and test-driven development.

Successful applicants would join a highly experienced group who are developing systems that will contribute to our low-latency trading platform. 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 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. 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.

LOCATION

  • Work location generally is flexible and subject to approval by the Company

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing and maintaining firm-wide SDKs and services for OS abstraction, strategy promotion, latency tracking, telemetry, performance optimization, operational visibility and automation frameworks
  • Using 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
. Requirements:

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university in computer science, engineering, and math

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Core proficiency in C++11/14/17, preferably on a Linux platform
  • Experience with python and/or JavaScript is highly desired
  • Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design
  • Experience with multithreading, real-time systems and socket programming
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • A self-motivated personality with a passion for working in a trading organization

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • 3 – 5 years of software engineering experience
  • Experience in finance or trading is a definite plus
  • Ultra-low latency programming experience

Please note: only individuals whose qualifications match our current needs will be contacted for further screening and/or interviews. XR Trading does not hire candidates who are currently on a student visa or who now or in the future will require XR to sponsor them for employment visa.


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