Risk Software Engineer

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Next Step Systems Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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We are looking for a Software Engineer to work with the Risk Platform Group. The group is responsible for delivering highly performant intraday and end of day risk and profit and loss for all Firm desks to manage their portfolio. The team works very closely with traders and the Firm's Global Risk Manager. The systems employ Web Technologies, Java, and C++ across a heterogeneous deployment environment


-Design and develop software components.

-Deliver and support software into the production environment in a timely and robust manner.

-Collaborate with developers on other teams.

-Partner with support teams to ensure that the software is easy to manage in a production environment.

-Assist in developing requirements and propose solutions.


-3 to 6years of financial industry experience.

-Relevant work experience in Java and C++.

-Experience in Python a plus.

-Experience with multi-threaded and distributed programming a plus.

-Databaseexperience (MS SQL experiencepreferred).

-Working knowledge of Linux and Windows.

-Strong analytic and design capabilities, ability to work individually or in a team environment.

-Strong written and verbal communication skills.

-Technical curiosity in learning and maintaining technical acumen.

-B.S. in Computer Science or related engineering fields.