Technical Lead – Execution C++
Tech Lead for a global executive hedge fund. C++ Execution and development tech lead reporting to CTO of a global business, this will be leading improvements across a multi-asset execution platform the candidate must have extensive hands-on years of experience in a development role to build and roll out the next generation of commodities, options, and futures trading strategies. .This position is based in Chicago it involves working closely with CIO, CTO, trading, quantitative researchers, and leading development and technology on a high-profile project.
- Requires experience working with the front office and being hands-on building from scratch including design and architecture from an Algo trading platform within a buy-side business.Experience working on a front office trading team.
- Exceptional C++ skills, architect and has built out trading platforms and algo dev production experience preferably on an execution desk.
- An advanced academic degree in an engineering discipline is required.
- Understanding of algo/trading system design and best software/hardware practices, experience in full lifecycle development.
- A senior position reporting to the global director of trading this is leading and directing a highly profitable area with an excellent salary and bonus on offer.
- C++ development with extensive years of experience in development on Algo trading strategies. Worked on a trading desk.
- In-depth knowledge of design patterns and architectural frameworks used in electronic trading platforms.
- Detail-oriented, highly motivated problem solver with a strong technical background and determination to achieve goals. Big data handling and GPU programming is a plus.
- Experience with parallel, concurrent, and multi-threaded programming, real-time algorithms, exchange connectivity/market access
- Experience leading and managing successful trading tech projects, In-depth knowledge of design patterns, and architectural frameworks used in electronic trading platforms.
- Detail-oriented, highly motivated problem solver with a strong technical background and determination to achieve goals.
Excellent salary and bonus on offer and working for an exceptional, highly regarded global business with an outstanding track record.