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Software Development
Junior C++ Software Developer
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DRW Trading Group | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Our formula for success is to hire exceptional people, encourage their ideas and reward their results.

As a Junior C++ Software Developer, you'll have an opportunity to solve challenging business problems while working closely with experienced traders and researchers to choose the right tools and solutions for the job. You'll be surrounded by cutting-edge technology and senior engineers to provide you the best possible environment to succeed on our team.

What you'll do in this role…

* Learn the inner workings of a low latency automated trading platform
* Learn the fundamentals of trading and how technology enables the work flow
* Design, develop and test proprietary software, including:
* Low level optimizations for data processing
* Automated trading strategies
* Risk management platform
* Adapters for exchange protocols
* Trading simulator for strategy testing
* Robust inter process communication mechanisms
* Collaborate with other software developers, traders, and quantitative researchers to learn and implement bespoke solutions that balance speed, features, and cost

You'll be right at home if you have…

* A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics or any related science discipline graduating between December 2017 and June 2018
* A strong understanding of object oriented design, data structures and algorithms
* Solid foundation in programming with ability to think, communicate, and code clearly
* Excellent software development skills in modern C++
* An eagerness to learn and apply what you have learned, and to know the impact your code made

Additional points for having…

* Experience in high performance, multi-threaded, network programming
* Previous exposure to trading systems or the trading industry

DRW is a diversified, technology-led principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk across a range of asset classes, instruments and strategies in markets around the world. Located in Chicago, London, Montreal, New York and Singapore, our team of more than 750 employees is driven to solve complex problems and capture opportunities in the global markets and beyond. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW - growing to include real estate, venture capital and cryptocurrencies.