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Software Engineer (futures trading platform)

Chicago, IL · Information Technology
  • Salary in the $125 - 150,000 range
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 
  • high growth startup in one of the most exciting markets in decades

You will be responsible for:

  • Architecting and implementing a core futures trading platform that includes trade execution and post-trade activities (clearing & settlement).
  • Responsibilities will include designing systems for reporting, settlements, reconciliation, venue connectivity, market data, etc
  • Drive overall architecture by working closely with downstream teams (risk, finance, data, ledger)


Who Will Be a Great Fit for this Product Manager position? 

  • 4+ years of experience in software engineering
  • The ideal candidate has a good understanding of trade execution, clearing, and settlement.
  • Equities, Options, Futures, or FX markets experience
  • Experience with GoLang and/or Java/C/C++ with low latency development a plus
  • Experience with FIX and binary message protocols, client onboarding/certification
  • Experience with message bus architecture? a plus
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services, Lambdas, gRPC, Envoy or Kubernetes
  • Experience with Kafka, Pulsar, RabbitMQ, and other messaging infrastructures
  • Mentoring of junior engineers and those engineers with less domain expertise in financial systems.
  • You’ve experienced architecting and developing solutions to ambiguous problems with significant impact.
  • You’re passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together.

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

Brian Hughes

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