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Senior Trading Systems Engineer REMOTE

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Jul 6, 2022 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Global Trading Company is currently seeking a Senior Trading Systems Engineer. Candidate will collaborate with the core team of trading system developers to enhance our existing trading software; design, develop, test and support order entry, market data, execution and various other internal systems; focus on efficiency, throughput, reliability and low latency as the core aspects of the software system, which is built in-house and constantly strive to improve upon these areas.

Experience and Skills


  • Write robust code and APIs to support existing systems and internal clients.
  • Deliver testable code using unit testing frameworks.
  • Actively participate in code reviews both by adapting to constructive feedback and providing the same to peer developers.
  • Identify and propose changes to augment the stability and reliability of the core trading framework.
  • Provide quick response to production issues to help eliminate down time ensuring high availability.
  • Understand and evolve the build/distribution pipeline using Gerrit/Jenkins.
  • Mentor and advise teammates to ensure new features are efficient, tested, and fault tolerant.


  • Bachelors/Masters (preferred) in Computer Science or related field.
  • Significant experience developing trading systems using modern C++/Python.
  • In-depth understanding of networking protocols and experience programming with low-level sockets APIs.
  • Experience with low latency, lock-free development and design.
  • Experience working with order protocols and market data (eg FIX, SBE, etc).
  • Multithreading and concurrency experience.
  • Experience building Real Time Linux systems.
  • Experience with various financial asset classes including derivatives.

Reference: 1656988341

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