Senior Java Software Engineer -Financial Firm

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Request Technology - Anthony Honquest

Chicago, IL 60601
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$115k - $130k Annual

Senior Java Software Engineer -Financial Firm
115-130K +bonus
Chicago, IL

Prestigious Financial Firm is looking for an industrious and driven Senior Software Engineer to be a key contributor. As a member of the Match Engine Order Entry Systems team you'll be part of highly visible and mission critical initiatives.

These systems that must achieve a unique blend of ultra-low latency performance, the capacity to seamlessly facilitate the busiest trading days in the world economy, and rock-solid reliability and integrity, all while undergoing rapid release cycles.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Write core Java code adhering to overall architecture and design of existing applications
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance to resolve any issues reported by QA/Test Analysis
  • Understand performance metric and factors affecting the performance and find ways to improve it
  • Leverage automation for increased efficiency
  • Track own progress to ensure timely delivery
  • Bring in fresh ideas to make improvements
  • Participate in code reviews for own as well as others' code
  • Work with other teams involved in project life cycle


  • 8+ years of experience in a Software Development
  • Deep understanding of Core Java and Multithreading & Concurrency
  • Experience with Ultra Low Latency programming and performance tuning
  • Familiarity with Linux, Maven, Git, Jira.
  • Agile and test-driven development experience
  • C/C++ knowledge will be a plus
  • Trading industry experience will be a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferably CS, CE or IT)

Reference: 668535773

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