Sunday, June 7, 2009

C++ Developer

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Our client currently has proprietary trading operations covering a variety of markets including equity securities, government bonds, corporate bonds, and related derivatives on global exchanges and electronically. There are currently more than 290 employees and affiliated persons.

Our client is looking to a hire an C++ Applications Developer. This position entails participation as part of a small development team to design, implement, and test trading applications. Position requires expertise in systems design, programming and integration of high-volume, high-availability applications. This position will be located in our Chicago, IL office.


* Work closely with traders to understand business requirements and design efficient and scalable solutions based on technical expertise and experience.

* Design automated trading systems.

* Design, develop, test, rollout and maintain applications and modules.

* Work with quantitative research team for the implementation of equity option volatility and theoretical pricing models.

* Create and maintain up-to-date work plans while effectively communicating status to traders.

* Keep pace with new technologies, directions and the latest industry trends.

* Follow firm and industry standards, procedures and methodologies for development of efficient application systems (i.e. design, design reviews, architect reviews and code reviews).

* Perform related duties as required.

***Please note this is a Contract-to-Hire role. Candidates must be eligible to work without sponsorship.***

* Bachelors degree or equivalent.

* 5-10 years of development experience with C++.

* GUI and Windows environment experience.

* Experience with large-scale system design and implementation with solid software development and project management methodology experience is a plus.

* Ability to manage relationship with key traders.

* Experience with RAD type environments as well as full project lifecycle environments.

* Strong understanding of system architecture and design.

* Strong commitment to working collaboratively in a team and being held accountable for achieving business goals.

* Ability to successfully work in a high-pressure, dynamic trading environment.

* Good team player with strong verbal and written communication skills.

***Please note this is a Contract-to-Hire role. Candidates must be eligible to work without sponsorship.***

Qualified applicants, please contact Julie Emerson at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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