Java Trading Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: 80323490-2
  • Date Posted: 11 February 2019
  • Recruiter: Request Technology - Craig Johnson
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Open + Bonus
  • Sector: Software Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Prestigious Global Financial Institution is currently seeking a Manager of Software Engineering.

Candidate will be joining a team that drives and executes the strategy for technology advances within the Trading Industry.


  • Write core Java code adhering to overall architecture and design of existing applications
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance to resolve any issues reported by QA/Test Analysis
  • Understand performance metric and factors affecting the performance and find ways to improve it
  • Leverage automation for increased efficiency
  • Track own progress to ensure timely delivery
  • Bring in fresh ideas to make improvements
  • Participate in code reviews for own as well as others' code
  • Work with other teams involved in project life cycle


  • 8+ years of experience in a Software Development
  • Deep understanding of Core Java and Multi-threading & Concurrency
  • Experience with Ultra Low Latency programming and performance tuning
  • Familiarity with Linux, Maven, Git, Jira.
  • Agile and test-driven development experience
  • C/C++ knowledge will be a plus
  • Trading industry experience will be a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferably CS, CE or IT)