Software Engineer - Deployment Team

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Trading Technologies creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for real-time trade surveillance.

POSITION SUMMARY

We are currently seeking driven and talented Software Engineers who thrive on pushing the limits of technology to produce state of the art trading applications. TT’s platform is the front-end screen of choice for professional derivatives traders around the world. As a Software Engineer you will work on our award-winning trading platform which incorporates robust, high-performance tools for spread trading, strategy creation, algorithmic and automated trading, black-box execution, high-frequency proximity-based trading and more.

WHAT WILL YOU BE INVOLVED WITH?

  • What you can expect during the initial training period (anticipated 3-6 months – the length of the training period might vary depending on the candidate):
    • Work closely with the team to learn how our tools and processes facilitate development, testing, and deployment of backend applications.
    • Gain understanding of our development process and begin bug fix and feature development 
    • Learn the operational responsibilities of our team, shadow team members during their on-call rotation, and begin on-call rotation with a mentor 
    • Participate in recurring evaluations that will serve as checkpoints to ensure progress
  • What you can expect to be responsible for and continually own, after successful completion of the training period:
    • Continue to support existing processes, tools, and applications
    • Develop and oversee rollout of new deployment features
    • Prototype new deployment methodologies (e.g., containers and/or Kubernetes)
    • Perform change execution and operational duties during on-call rotation (requires night/weekend work)
    • Participate in design discussions and code reviews

QUALIFICATIONS & TT CULTURE

  • What You Bring to the Table:
    • Development experience with Python, Automation Tools (e.g., Jenkins), deployment systems (e.g., Chef), and cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS).
    • Comfortable in a Linux environment 
    • Experience developing automation software component(s) that scale
    • Clean coding style with emphasis on readability
    • Familiarity with Git is a plus
    • Familiarity with TCP/IP and UDP protocol is a plus
    • Ability to understand business requirements and translate to technical requirements
  • What We Bring to the Table:
    • Competitive benefits, including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k) and pre-tax transit/parking
    • Flexible work schedules, 22 PTO (paid time off) days per year with the ability to roll over days into the following year, robust paid holiday schedule with early dismissal, generous parental leave (for all genders and staff, including adoptive parents) and backup child care
    • Tech resources, including: company-provided Mac or PC laptop and/or mobile phone of your choice, fitness tracker (including Fitbit or Apple watch), “rent-to-own” plans that deduct the buyout price of company-provided tech resources overtime; and a tech accessories budget for monitors, headphones, keyboards, etc.
    • Stipends and subsidy contributions toward personally-owned cell phones and laptops, gym memberships and health/wellness initiatives (including weight-loss, smoking cessation or Fitbit steps)
    • Complimentary breakfast, snacks, fruit and beverages
    • Casual dress code and inspiring, motivating office environment
    • Forward-thinking, culture-based organization with collaborative teams that promote diversity and inclusion through efforts such as TT Women in Tech
    • Internal culture committee dedicated to evolving company-wide camaraderie through onsite, offsite and international team-building events
    • Game room, meditation room, fitness classes and onsite bar (TT Tech Tap) providing complimentary beer and wine
    • Office is conveniently located above Union Station and close to various public transportation
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Location

222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of Trading Technologies

What makes someone successful on your team?

It all comes down to being curious, to challenge yourself and to break through those challenges. One thing we thrive to do is improve and innovate, and think outside the box. It's about being curious, consistent and persistent. Not to just ask questions, but to ask the right questions and find the right solutions.

Mathis

Software Engineer

What are Trading Technologies Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Professional development course offerings and reimbursements. Open kitchen and craft beer bar. Health and wellness benefits, such as quarterly chair massages and gym discounts. Charitable matching for donations. 22 days of paid time off, plus holidays. Flexible spending accounts for medical and transportation. Life and disability insurance. Employee assistance services. Beautiful new office with relaxed environment.

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