Old Mission Capital

  • Senior C++ Software Developer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 1 year ago(8/18/2017 2:00 PM)
    ID
    2017-1051
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    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.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • 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

    Qualifications

    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 

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