Junior C++ Programmer


Chicago, IL

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 155 days ago

  by    Next Step Systems

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Junior C++ Programmer ? Learn Trading Applications!


Learn Trading Applications!  Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm in Chicago seeks junior level Software Engineers to join its highly experienced team to develop systems that will contribute to our low-latency trading platform.  Successful applicants for this position will be working closely with traders, quants and other software engineers to implement and extend the different parts of the tradinginfrastructure including low-latency trade execution services, tick data infrastructure, database service layers, exchange connections, back testing systems, GUIs, risk management systems, calculation and modeling engines and compliance monitoring tools.


The ideal Junior Software Engineer is able to perform independently as well as part of a team, show critical thinking and be humble in their approach to problem solving.  This position will require excellent communication skills as developers interact with both their immediate team and traders alike.




-Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical field

-Strong GPA (3.2 or higher)

-1+ years of C++ as a core proficiency

-The ability to transition between programming languages on an as needed basis and demonstrate excellence throughout

-Excellent communication skills and a work ethic that thrives both independently and within a team


Required Experience:


-1+ years of experience in C++ Software Development

-Experience in the development of multi-threaded and near real time applications is a plus

-Familiarity with the financial services industry is a plus

-Great opportunity to learn trading applications


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$80K - $100K