Senior C++ Software Engineer

Next Step Systems • Chicago, IL 60290

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Senior C++ Software Engineer

We are looking for a Senior C++ Software Engineer for the Emerging Businesses group. The team is focused on implementing trading strategies in Futures and Equities products. As a member of the team, you will partner with quants, traders, and skilled software engineers to revamp an end-to-end trading system. You will leverage your deep work experience to deliver value from user stories to hands-on implementation in a fast-paced environment.


  • Define and gather trading workflow, quantitative modelling, and system performance requirements collaboratively with a cross-functional team.
  • Work with a skilled team of software engineers to establish a pragmatic architectural vision that emphasizes testability and maintainability.
  • Develop an implementation roadmap in partnership with Quant and Trading to deliver incremental improvements in trading performance while drastically improving the system architecture.
  • Collaborate with senior members of the technology architecture team to review and improve our approach to building a platform that has the potential to be leveraged more broadly.
  • Implement functionality, participate in team code reviews, and provide valuable feedback on performance, logic, and maintenance issues to ensure code-level consistency.


  • At least 10 years of development experience.
  • 5+ years of C++ experience in the financial industry.
  • Experience with multi-threaded, distributed, and high-performance programming.
  • Experience with Linux and either Java (preferred) or .NET.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and implement technical solutions.
  • A love of problem solving that is on par with your analytic and design capabilities.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related engineering fields.

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