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Senior Trading Systems Engineer

Posted on Jul 19, 2022 by Request Technology

Illinois, IL
Immediate Start
$140k - $180k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious financial trading company is on the search for a Senior Trade Systems Engineer. This engineer must have strong C++ and trading industry development experience. They will work with market data, order entry, internal systems, APIs. They will work with market protocols like FIX, JBE, etc.


  • 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.


  • 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: 1673881535

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