Software Engineer

Chicago Up to $400,000 Permanent

An internationally recognised proprietary trading firm has opened a requirement in their Chicago office for a C++ Software Engineer to join their options team.

They are prepared to wait up to 18 months for sit-out periods.


  • Develop software for exchange gateway connectivity (CBOE/ NASDAQ/ MIAX etc).
  • Low latency software engineering (sub 10us).

Essential skills:

  • BS in Math/ CompSci/ Stat or similar.
  • Expertise in C/C++ & Python on Linux/ Unix.
  • Experienced working within industry, ideally for a MFT/HFT firm.
  • Familiar with STL, metaprogramming & memory management.

Beneficial skills:

  • Kernel bypass technologies (solarflare or similar)
  • Experienced as a technical lead, designing and implementing software architecture.
  • MSCS/PhD CS or similarly related field.


Our client is able to offer up to $400k on the base with an annual bonus of up to 150%.

If interested, please apply & Goliath Partners will reach out!

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