Software Engineer

Chicago $300,000 - $425,000 Contract

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (C++) Options, Equities

Experience in C++ Development REQUIRED (3 Years in Industry)

Goliath has retained an exclusive role with a well known Proprietary Trading Firm out of Chicago. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing desk early on and learn from some of the best in the space.


The firm is looking for an experienced Software Engineer with upwards of 2 years of experience using C++ in a professional setting. 4 days Onsite in Chicago working to grow a more modest LL desk within a larger trading team. One of the firms senior-most and highly respected engineers will be leading the development.

Work involvement includes developing/ optimizing algorithms and latency software engineering.

Essential skills:

BS in Comp Sci/ Mathematics/ Physics or similarly related field.

Proficiency with C++ and exposure in Python.

Extensive experience with algorithm development & data structures.

Beneficial skills:

MSCS or similarly related field.

Experienced in equities, derivatives or fixed income.

Experience with tick data

Knowledge or work in a low latency/ Ultra low latency environment

Background in trading development is ideal or finance

Mathematical achievements / competitions.

Total Compensation for this specific position is ranging between $300-425k.

If interested please apply and Goliath Partners will be in touch!

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