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Software Development
Senior C++ Trading Applications Developer
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Job Description

Prestigious proprietary Trading Firm in Chicago is seeking a Senior C++ Software Developer to design, develop, and maintain trading applications.

This would include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Understanding trading needs/feedback and gathering technical requirements.
  • Maintaining existing trading applications.
  • Designing and developing new trading applications.
  • Participating in architecture design and discussions.
  • Designing, developing and maintaining application Back End.

Qualifications and Education Requirements


  • A 4-year degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, is required
  • Strong programming skills in C++ (including standard libraries such as STL and boost)
  • SQL
  • UNIX experience and familiarity with basick Shell commands
  • Developing experience using one desktop GUI toolkit (ie, non-web GUI toolkit)


  • Previous experience in Financial Industry and/or trading;
  • UNIX GUI toolkit (such as Gtk or Qt)
  • Python;
  • Multi-threading/Multi-tasking;
  • PHP; and
  • Javascript.

Skills Needed:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure within a dynamic trading environment
  • Attention to detail for problem solving and code robustness
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location