C++ Senior Developer

| Chicago

build-out of our proprietary options market-making trading platform. You will focus on analysis, design, implementation, and testing & delivery of Akuna’s trading system using the latest technologies. A pragmatic approach to technology solutions using the latest open source software will be required. Successful candidates will work closely with an industry-leading team of options traders who participate fully in the design and on-going enhancements to our proprietary trading platform.

What you’ll do as a Senior C++ Developer at Akuna:

  • Bring deep technical knowledge in areas such as parallel programming, trading systems, networking or performance analysis
  • Design and build mission critical and complex trading systems
  • Plan, design and implement high quality Linux services using modern C++ technologies
  • Build software using Agile methodologies
  • Participate in design sessions and code reviews
  • Work on cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and solve complex problems

Qualities that make great candidates:

  • 5+ years of experience developing performant, scalable applications in C++ (and least 2 years with C++11)
  • Experience with Linux and Python required
  • Understanding of distributed systems, data structures and algorithms
  • Practical use of multi-threaded / multi-core programming paradigms
  • Object-oriented design and programming experience
  • Familiar with object and relational databases
  • A curiosity and demonstrated interest in C++14 and beyond
  • Can take on projects and drive them through to completion
  • Ability to grow into a leadership role with Akuna, Team Lead experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with trading and trading systems is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or equivalent
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Location

333 South Wabash Avenue , Chicago, IL 60604
333 South Wabash Avenue , Chicago, IL 60604

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