Team Lead- Quality Engineer
Description Are you passionate about delivering new ideas with quality in continually reduced cycle times? Do you want to empower all software to be released with confidence? Would you like to have a large impact on the software used by our traders and risk managers? Are you motivated to exploring multiple testing methodologies and techniques? We are looking for a Quality Engineer to lead a team of testers to build quality into our options market making workflows. Someone who possesses expertise in test design and execution and enthusiastically looks for opportunities to automate testing. A background in equities and derivatives trading concepts will differentiate you.
Are you passionate about being a part of the Trading Industry? Do you crave being involved in critical decision-making that has direct and meaningful impact on an organization's daily performance? Are you tenacious in tracking down and solving issues?
You will be responsible for assisting traders with all administrative tasks and projects pertaining to the daily trading function. You will act as a liaison between our floor traders, brokers, other dealers and our clearing firm in order to ensure that trading and operations run smoothly. You will handle position reconciliation and maintain reports for trade positions.
Trade Support Engineer-1st Shift
Do you love solving interesting problems? Well, put on your detective cap since CTC is seeking a Trade Support Engineer (TSE) to join our team. You will be an individual contributor in this role, supporting production trading desks running proprietary trading software. You will take an active approach to identifying and resolving issues before they affect trading. You will reactively drive resolutions to get trading systems back in market when outages occur. You will work closely with traders and operations members to identify software bugs and then relay that information back to development for patching. Do you love scripting solutions to manual or error prone workflows to make your life easier or to improve efficiency of your team? Then we would love to have someone like you on our team.
Trade Support Engineer-2nd Shift
Do you have a combination of system administration, system automation, and application support experience? Do you thrive in working in a fast paced dynamic environment? You should be a person who has the ability to think on their feet and is able to adapt to technical challenges. The desire to continually self-improve and seek continual improvement are a must-have skill set. CTC is seeking a Trading Systems Operations Engineer to join our team. The role encompasses mission critical support for our trading systems including (but not limited to) application testing, automation, project management, software deployment and configuration, as well as system monitoring.
Trade Support Engineer- London
Do you have a combination of system administration, system automation, and application support experience? Do you thrive in working in a fast paced dynamic environment? CTC is seeking a Trading Systems Operations Engineer to join our team. The role encompasses mission critical support for our trading systems including application testing, automation, project management, software deployment and configuration, as well as system monitoring. The system environment consists of proprietary and 3rd party software applications, covers the entire stack of software needed to trade, and consists of broad and varied technologies.
Python Software Engineer - Valuation Infrastructure Group
Are you someone who wants to challenge your skills with quantitative problems in combination with your software expertise? Do you love working with state of the art data science techniques? As a member of the Valuation Infrastructure Group you will be working on developing high-demand applications used for option valuation and risk management. You would stay on top of current and new technology as it relates to your role making an impactful contribution to the firm. On our team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with multiple groups throughout the organization including quant, platform services, and operations teams. This role gives you the chance to work in a collaborative setting sharing your ideas, while also gaining knowledge from fellow teammates.
Senior Analyst - Management Reporting
Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Do you love thinking analytically? Do you enjoy using data and analytics tools to tell a compelling story? Are you excited about uncovering insights and value through your love for data mining? Are you naturally curious and won’t stop until you get to the root-causes of the business performance?
Market leading proprietary trading firm based in London seeking an exceptional Trader to join our options market making group. Traders at CTC work as part of a team and are rewarded as a team to ensure alignment with firm ethics and risk management. We can provide a world-class theoretical and practical training environment for the right candidate, along with a highly competitive remuneration package and a very comfortable working environment.
Are you excited by the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic trading environment that values the integration of Quants directly into trading operations? Do you thrive in an innovative environment? As a Quantitative Researcher, you will partner with our trading groups through quantitative problem solving, trading strategy generation and back-testing, and statistical analysis.
Are you an IT finance professional that can easily translate between IT and Accounting? Do you love to plan and can you engage technologists to identify and report savings and provide projections? Are you a hands-on leader that can excite, engage and align people but also possess the technical skills to develop and support financial tools? Our team is passionate about using the Technology Business Management (TBM) discipline to increase the value of IT. The TBM team utilizes a data‐driven decision-making framework to provide IT with the information to manage and communicate the cost, quality and value of our IT Products & Services.
Sr. Data Analyst
Do you have that rare combination of technical and finance skills? Are you passionate about data driven decision making and love working with technologists to understand the value and investment in IT products & services? Can you take that knowledge coupled with data from multiple source systems to build the financial model and visually appealing reports that communicate the cost, quality and value of IT? This is Technology Business Management (TBM) and we are one of the earliest adopters of this discipline. We are seeking a highly analytical and technically skilled data analyst with experience in cost modelling, data management and report design & development to join our team.
Responsible for QA automation efforts including development of testing tools and scripts for driving application tests; environment management and monitoring tools; and software deployment and configuration tools. Design, build and maintain test report system including application dashboard and MS SQL database to support and track QA testing efforts and results. Build integration test frameworks for trading applications using pytest and its fixture and plugin system. With only limited supervision, develop and build new scripts, applications and simulators from scratch to test financial applications. Engage in full stack web development using React and Django frameworks as well as MS SQL server. Maintain and extend existing APIs, with only limited supervision.
Responsible for the execution and operation of trading systems on a daily basis. Independently trade in a broad spectrum of asset classes including equities, fixed income and commodities. Manage portfolio and inventory risk. Perform quantitative research and independently engineer strategy improvements using data driven methods including running trading simulations and backtests using Python, C++ and VBA. Engage in market making in interest rate and index derivatives. Make tactical changes to trading strategies to adapt to changing market conditions. Collaborate with quantitative and development teams to conceptualize and refine trading strategies.
Are you passionate about using your development skills to bridge the gap between Traders, Back Office and Clearer systems? Do you love working on a wide variety of problems, and seeing solutions through from Requirements to Deployment?
We are looking for a software engineer to improve our Trade Reconciliation, PNL, Compliance, and Report Automation systems. You would help design, build, and support these systems using Java, Python, database, and web technologies.
Software Engineer in Test
Are you a test automation engineer who is passionate about the rapid testing and releasing of software? Do you want to have a large impact on the quality of the software used by our traders and risk managers? Would you like to explore multiple testing methodologies and strategies? As a Software Engineer in Test, you will research, design, and develop automated testing tools, then use these tools along with best of breed commercial tools to test CTC’s distributed and real-time trading systems. As a member of our team, you will collaborate with Traders and fellow developers to ensure our trading strategies can continue to innovate and scale.
Team Lead - Quant Research Platform
Are you someone who wants to challenge your skills with quantitative problems in combination with your software expertise? Do you love working with state of the art data science techniques? Chicago Trading Company (CTC) is looking for a Team Lead with experience in architecting analytic platform for data science. You would stay on top of current and new technology as it relates to your role making an impactful contribution to the firm. As a team lead, you will be responsible for creating the vision and overseeing the implementation. On our team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with multiple groups throughout the organization including quant, traders, platform services, and operations teams.
Sr. Engineer - Emerging Businesses
Are you a software engineer who is passionate about building high performance trading systems? Would you like to explore new ways to improve our execution capabilities for some of our most automated trading strategies? CTC is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for our Emerging Businesses group. Our team is focused on implementing trading strategies in Futures and Equities products. As a member of our team, you will partner with quants, traders, and skilled software engineers to revamp an end-to-end trading system. You will leverage your deep work experience to deliver value from user stories to hands-on implementation in a fast-paced environment.
Engineer - Valuation Infrastructure Group
Are you someone who wants to challenge your skills with quantitative problems in combination with your software expertise? Do you love working with sophisticated mathematical models and leveraging state of the art technology to accelerate their performance? As a member of the Valuation Infrastructure Group you will be working on developing high-demand applications used for option valuation and risk management. You would stay on top of current and new technology as it relates to your role making an impactful contribution to the firm. On our team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with multiple groups throughout the organization including quant, platform services, and operations teams.
Engineer - Risk
Are you looking to build your skillset by contributing to a critical system responsible for real-time risk and P&L information at a competitive options trading firm? Our group is responsible for producing, delivering, and analyzing risk data for all products at the firm. You would work in a team that works very closely with traders and the firm’s Global Risk Management team in order to design and build solutions to complex business problems. You would help build and support these systems, which employ web technologies, Python, C++, and Java across a heterogeneous deployment environment.
Engineer - Electronic Trading & Fitting
Are you passionate about building scalable, reliable, high performance distributed systems? Do you love collaborating directly with end users to identify new opportunities and drive innovation? At CTC, you will work with Traders and Quants to build reliable trading strategies that will have a direct and significant impact on our organization's daily performance
We are looking for a software engineer to build our next generation workflows for options market making, including workflows, both high and low latency in nature, and primarily developed in Java and deployed on Linux. There is extensive collaboration among all business units that allows us the ability to brainstorm ideas and compare approaches. Software development cycles are short and releases of proprietary software are frequent.
Software Team Manager - Market Data
Have you written your own matching engine? Do you think about market microstructure and the trade-offs between low latency and ultra-low latency? Do you love collaborating with others to solve tough problems? Do you crave being involved in mission-critical initiatives that have direct and meaningful impact on an organization's daily performance?
Director of Recruiting and Communication
Are you passionate about building diverse and inclusive teams for an innovative company dedicated to continuous improvement? Do you love creating and executing impactful, relevant communication strategies that capture a firm's spirit and integrity? Are you ready to help secure CTC's success for years to come? If so, we invite you to become a part of our dynamic and unique firm.
As our Director of Recruiting and Communication, you will lead a small team to deliver practical, holistic, and lasting solutions. You will succeed in this role through smarts, experience, and teamwork - building genuine relationships with business leaders via real work.