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C++ Platform Developer
Ref No.: 18-01979
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 150,000.00 - 180,000.00 /Year

Primary Responsibilities include:
  • Architect and implement low-latency market access solutions
  • Design, develop and support market data feed handlers and exchange order routers
  • Work with traders to understand and develop trading solutions
  • Diagnose latency issues and resolve with appropriate tuning and optimizations
Skills and Experience:
  • 3-6 years developing exchange connectivity solutions
  • Strong background in C++ with demonstrated experience using C++11/C++14
  • Proven track record of understanding and working with global exchange protocols.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Experience with exchange protocols such as FIX/Fast, OUCH, ITCH, etc.
  • Working knowledge of tools such as wireshark, tcpdump, etc… to monitor and debug behavior
  • Expertise with TCP/IP, UDP, sockets, network protocols, particularly on UNIX systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate ideas to colleagues within all departments/levels of the firm
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field