Job title: Software Engineer (React) - FICC
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Technology
Expertise: AWS C++ Software Engineers Technology
Skills: fx developer development software engineer distributed computing engineers quantitative developers liquidity FPGA Hardware
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Chicago, United States
Job published: 10/19/2021
Job ID: 32753

Job Description

Software Engineer (React) - FICC

About the Company:

Our client, a $35BN systematic, and technology-driven trading firm that leverages from a broad range of asset classes, instruments, and strategies, in financial markets around the world are currently looking for a Software Engineer to join their team. While collaborating and focusing on success, you will find that teams work very closely together to solve complex problems, daily challenges, and deliver meaningful achievements. It is a firm of high expectations, profound interest, and thoughtful teamwork.


About the Role:

JavaScript/TypeScript Software Engineer (FICC)

This role is a part of a small, and very strong Software Engineering team. You will focus on re- building and developing new applications/ products, and features that will be accessible to more users (Traders). UI Engineering functions are an essential duty of this role, in addition, there is an opportunity to be involved in API Design, and back-end code that is all written in the newest version of TypeScript and the applications are driven by React/Redux, and their applications are containerized with Docker and deployed to a Kubernetes cluster.


This is a chance to build quality applications utilizing innovative technology and systems



  • Strong ability to work with people and their ideas, and then design, engineer, and deliver those ideas as well-built products
  • Strong experience in JavaScript/TypeScript and latest versions of React
  • User-interface design skills and an appreciation for visual direction
  • Strong API design skills
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with gRPC


Desirable skills:

  • Experience or interest in finance
  • Strong experience with Python or at least 1 other programming language



  • Market-leading compensation and benefits
  • Working for a top-performing team and business with huge expansion plans
  • Work for a business that prides itself on technology and developing bespoke high-performing trading platforms
  • Attractive benefit plan structure including an option for fully paid health insurance premiums for individuals
  • Free catered lunches every day with snacks and beverages provided daily