SENIOR STRATEGY DEVELOPER

| Chicago

Description

How You Can Make an Impact

As a Senior Strategy Developer on one of our growing high-frequency trading teams, you will partner directly with a group of Traders and a Senior Developer to advance a platform that optimizes current and new algorithmic trading strategies in global markets. This person will work alongside a group of talented and passionate individuals in designing, implementing, and owning solutions to exciting problems. The ideal candidate is looking to have a significant impact on a hands-on, performance-driven team and will be appropriately compensated for their effort. 

  • Manage the current strategy model and partner with another talented development mind to build out new alpha-generating strategies
  • Communicate with Traders daily to maintain trading production across global markets
  • Identify possible enhancements, design solutions and implement new trading applications in a clean, concise way that continues to decrease latency for greater execution edge


What You'll Need
 

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or STEM-related field of study preferred
  • 5+ years of low-level C++ programming experience including C++ 11/14/17 required
  • Prior experience with distributed systems and multi-threaded application design and development required
  • Linux/Unix experience required
  • Prior scripting experience with Python highly preferred
  • Experience with kdb+ or another time-series database highly preferred
  • Prior experience in a proprietary trading or financial services environment highly preferred



Who We Are

Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago, Dublin, and Singapore. Our dedication to the improvement and optimization of our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attracts individuals with the drive to innovate and has led to our consistent success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • LinuxLanguages
    • kdbLanguages
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • kdbDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We're centrally located in Chicago's Financial District & walking distance from the exchanges. We call Dublin, Ireland our second home.

What are Geneva Trading Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Geneva Trading offers employees a 401(k) and/or Roth(k) plan.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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