Old Mission Capital

  • Senior C++ Software Developer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 years ago(8/18/2017 2:00 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital LLC, a global quantitative trading firm, is hiring a Senior C++ Software Developer to join our team in Chicago. This Senior C++ software developer will be building, and optimizing our current automated trading infrastructure. This C++ Software Developer will also be tasked with working directly with our Traders and Quants to develop the next generation of the firm’s trading algorithms and strategies. Our C++ software developers work on small collaborative teams and are a key component for our success. Our C++ Developers will be responsible for creating and developing scalable multi-tiered applications.



    • Research, design, and develop new ultra-low latency architectures
    • Benchmarking and optimizing our existing automated trading infrastructure
    • Writing new market data and order entry handlers
    • Developing and maintaining a real-time position and risk management systems
    • Working with operating systems, system/processor performance
    • Working with a small collaborative team in an entrepreneurial environment


    Requirements/Job Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience developing applications in C++ (with at least 3 years of C++ 11)
    • Experience with C++ 11/14, Linux and Python and BASH scripting
    • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another technical related field
    • In-depth knowledge of the Linux kernel, systems programming
    • A passion for solving challenging problems
    • Strong systems knowledge and prefer some experience in developing low latency systems
    • Experience with writing applications connecting to exchange API’s or using network protocols
    • Experience with parallel, concurrent, and multi-threaded programming
    • Prefer experience with low-latency computing and hardware-level design Experience with Git, SVN, Mercurial 

    Our Environment:

    • We run CentOS on our servers
    • We write our systems in C++11 using GCC
    • We use Python where it makes sense
    • We use Git for source control
    • We manage our software development process with GitHub Enterprise and Buildbot 

    Old Mission Capital is not accepting unsolicited resumes from any staffing/search firms. All resumes submitted by staffing/search firms to any employee at Old Mission Capital via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid signed search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Old Mission Capital, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Old Mission Capital.


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