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Vol Overlay Tech Full Time Chicago, Illinois

What You’ll Do

- Collaborate with traders, quants and technologists to drive requirements and propose solutions.

- Engineer compute solution to handle sophisticated and data-heavy research process.

- Build robust data pipelines to process and analyze large structured and unstructured datasets.

- Create testing framework to ensure correctness and performance of model code.

- Design and implement trading services that quickly convert research ideas into production.


What We’re Looking For

-  Experience in software development on a trading desk or in a fast-paced and forward-thinking environment.

- Understand the trade-off of a service-oriented system, and good at balancing between strategic vision for long term and tactical solution to meet business needs with quick turnaround.

-  Expertise in distributed parallel compute system, preferably in cloud. Strong understanding and hands-on experience with performance optimization.

-  Python experience building statistical research and analytic platform with large and diverse historical datasets.

-  Ability to identify problem areas in the system and come up with solutions independently

-  Desire to be a member of a fast-growing team with evolving priorities. Self-aware and accountable.

Our Benefits

We strongly believe in the well-being of our employees and their families so we offer outstanding benefits to support you both professionally and personally. These benefits include generous medical coverage, paid parental leave, free breakfast and lunch (plus healthy snacks, of course), wellness reimbursement, quarterly recharge days, and a variety of other benefits focused on providing the best employee experience.  

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

 At CTC, we aim to cultivate a workplace that celebrates diversity and each person feels included, engaged and empowered. Where each of us feels we belong. We are committed to having a diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.

If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us at info@chicagotrading.com. Note that emails sent to this email account for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

Systematic Trading Software Engineer