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Senior Market Data Engineer

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : Bachelors
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

As a Senior Market Data Engineer, you love participating in technical discussions, solving problems, helping others grow as developers, making systems blazing fast, digging into data, advocating for a technical vision, and learning new technologies. You will not only meet, but also elevate the technical bar for our software team.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Building market data and distribution systems, specifically for stock and option market data feeds and high-throughput, low latency systems.

  • Participating in technical discussions and set technical vision on projects. 

  • Working effectively in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. 

  • Building high quality, maintainable, readable code.

  • Thinking on your feet to support mission-critical production systems.

  • Getting the answers you need to solve a problem from Google, finding the right person to ask, or digging deep technically

  • Mentoring junior developers.

  • Learning new languages and technologies while continuously evolving your skill set.



Required Qualifications :


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Experience with C++

  • Good knowledge of data structures

  • Strong experience and knowledge of network programming required - TCP, UDP, and multicast, and other protocols

  • Experience with Linux

  • Strong experience and knowledge of systems programming 

  • Experience building robust, fault-tolerant systems

  • Experience with multi-threaded programming

  • Experience with Go, Java, or Python preferred

  • Experience working with distributed systems strongly preferred

  • Experience with low-latency and high-throughput market data systems strongly preferred

  • Experience with financial markets and stock and option exchange feeds strongly preferred

  • Experience with binary and FIX connectivity protocols strongly preferred

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