Senior Strategy Developer

Software Development Chicago, Illinois


Description

How You Can Make an Impact

As a Senior Strategy Developer on one of our growing high-frequency trading teams, you will partner directly with a group of Traders and a Senior Developer to advance a platform that optimizes current and new algorithmic trading strategies in global markets. This person will work alongside a group of talented and passionate individuals in designing, implementing, and owning solutions to exciting problems. The ideal candidate is looking to have a significant impact on a hands-on, performance-driven team and will be appropriately compensated for their effort. 

  • Manage the current strategy model and partner with another talented development mind to build out new alpha-generating strategies
  • Communicate with Traders daily to maintain trading production across global markets
  • Identify possible enhancements, design solutions and implement new trading applications in a clean, concise way that continues to decrease latency for greater execution edge

What You'll Need

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or STEM-related field of study preferred
  • 5+ years of low-level C++ programming experience including C++ 11/14/17 required
  • Prior experience with distributed systems and multi-threaded application design and development required
  • Linux/Unix experience required
  • Prior scripting experience with Python highly preferred
  • Experience with kdb+ or another time-series database highly preferred
  • Prior experience in a proprietary trading or financial services environment highly preferred


Who We Are

Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago, Dublin, and Singapore. Our dedication to the improvement and optimization of our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attracts individuals with the drive to innovate and has led to our consistent success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.