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C++ Software Engineer

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding trading environment.  This person will be intellectually curious, intuitive, rigorous, trustworthy and have the highest ethical standards.  This person will add value by working on a number of simultaneous projects.

The role of the C++ Software Engineer is within the Options Market Making group, where you will work closely with members of the trading desk and other members of the Market Making team.  You will be expected to provide technical expertise to enhance and support the high frequency trading system. There will be a wide range of tasks, so you must demonstrate the ability to analyze complex business and technical problems and make sound technical decisions. The role will utilize C++/Object-Oriented analysis, design, and programming to develop robust, flexible software solutions.

Responsible for the design, development and deployment of new and existing trading system components.  Responsible for proposing improvements to enhance performance, functionality, and stability of the system.

Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics.
Understanding of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design fundamentals.
At least 2 years experience in C++ in a UNIX/Linux environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with Python, Perl, SQL, and other scripting languages is a plus.
Knowledge of financial products and trading platforms is a plus.
Passion for solving investment business problems through the use of technology.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong critical reasoning skills.
Detail-oriented approach to solving problems.
Enthusiasm for learning and results oriented.
Strong work ethic and high degree of integrity.

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