Trading Group Developer (C++)
Location(s) Chicago, IL
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 30-Oct-2018
Job Description

We are looking for a Developer in our Chicago office.  You would work with traders and other developers and work on all aspects of our research and low-latency trading system.

 

Responsibilities of this Role:

  • Support production trading systems
  • Optimize and rewrite existing trades and signals
  • Build and improve tools to help with research and monitoring
  • Build components and infrastructure to expand to new trades

 

Things We’re Looking for from Our Candidates:

  • 3+ years’ experience
  • Strong knowledge of C++ and python
  • Strong familiarity with Linux and shell scripting
  • Strong organizational and software architecture skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, including the ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize appropriately
  • Strong understanding of optimization and profiling
  • Very detail oriented
  • Experience with trading systems, order placement logic
  • Experience with source control, especially git
  • Trading development experience required

 

 Example Projects:

  • Building extensions for our in house dataflow language to more easily express signals and order control logic
  • Building out new order placement/control components to support new strategies
  • Measuring and improving latency of our existing trades
  • Maintaining and improving our modelling and research framework
  • Improving and building out new monitoring and configuration management tools
  • Support and debug production trading system

 

Process

Once we receive your resume, we will review it. Should you be a fit, then we will move forward with an initial phone screen.

 

Be sure to reach out if you have any deadlines we should know about! careers@3redgroup.com

 

Qualifications and Culture

This person needs to be driven, able to self-direct, and eager to learn. Our environment offers quick feedback and we count on each person to thrive on that and be able to execute given new information. Our office and culture is casual but the work ethic is not. We have an excellent work-life balance and are able to be productive without working until we burn out. This role offers competitive benefits and pay, as well as casual dress every day, encouraged work-life balance, fully stocked pantries with many healthy options and a bit of chocolate here and there, catered lunches every Wednesday, 3Red outings, and a Zen Room for moments of relaxation.

 

Benefits

3Red prides itself in offering a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as a performance-based bonus.  3Red strives for a casual and fun work environment and promotes a healthy lifestyle. Full medical dental, and vision coverage is offered as well as a retirement plan. For more details on our perks, please have a look at our website. http://www.3redgroup.com/ourperks/

 

Info about 3Red

3Red is a proprietary trading firm headquartered in the Chicago Loop, with a presence in New York. We’re committed to leveraging technology and math to implement competitive trading strategies while managing risk and responding to dynamic market conditions. Technology and quantitative ingenuity are at our core.

We hire extremely bright, talented, and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and compete in the world’s financial markets. Our team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and simple and complex technologies. Dedicated Technologists create all of our trading architecture, risk management systems, and software in-house. Algorithmic Traders extract information from a ton of data and leverage mathematical modeling to build automated trading algorithms.




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