Quantitative Developer 8/24/2016

Next Step Systems Chicago, IL

Company
Next Step Systems
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29268729
AJE Ref #
575973646
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Regular

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Keywords:

Chicago IL Jobs, Quant Developer, C++, Linux, Scripting, Multithreading, Chicago Recruiters, Information Technology Jobs, IT Jobs, Chicago Recruiting

Description:

A rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, London, New York, Ottawa and Sydney is seeking a Quantitative Developer to join its highly experienced quant development team. The successful applicant for this position will be working closely with traders and quants to implement custom trading solutions within our technology stack. The role requires a strong emphasis on programming and architecting software solutions primarily in C++. The successful applicant will also help in building data analysis tools for pre-trade parameters. This position will be located in the Chicago office.

Qualifications:

-PhD/MS or BS with equivalent work experience in computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or any other quantitative focused coursework.

-Strong GPA (3.5 or higher).

-Excellent programming skills in C++ with 2-5 years of experience.

-Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design.

-Experience with multithreading and real-time systems in a Linux environment.

-Experience with scripting languages, such as Python or Ruby, and/or statistical languages, such as R.

-Excellent communication skills.

-Experience in finance or trading is a definite plus.

-Experience with time-series data or large data set analysis a plus.

-A self-motivated personality with a passion for working on a team.