C++ Software Engineer - Trading Systems

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 07/01/2024 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: RO2.4.1 Pay Rate: 150,000+ Remote: Experience:

Job Description

C++ Software Engineer

Our team is looking to add an accomplished engineer to our growing team of trading systems developers.  Your experience with modern versions of C++(11/14/17) will prove beneficial. We are an established organization that has a 10+ year track record of success and strive to ensure our employees enjoy a work/life balance.  

We look for developers who are naturally curious problem solvers that are continually looking for ways to improve our system.  While a background within the trading industry will help - it is not a requirement. 

Job Requirements

Technical Background

  • 3+ years of C++ Development Experience
  • Performance based background
  • Network Programming
  • Automation
  • SQL
  • Linux
  • Trading Industry Preferred



Meet Your Recruiter

Rolf Otten
Technology Recruiter



In 2004, shortly after graduating from NIU's College of Business, my recruiting career at CPS, Inc. started. During this time, I have been able to learn from some of the best recruiters within the industry and continually look to improve myself in order to better serve both the candidates and client companies I represent. 

I partner with several of the leading tech firms in Chicago and across the country in helping them secure hard to find technologists.  These companies are in a variety of industries: Financial/Trading, E-Commerce, Data Analytic, Ad-tech, Education Tech, SaaS, Hedge Funds, and more. 

The positions I work include: Software Engineers (C++, Java, C#, Python, Ruby, etc.), Network/Systems Engineers, DevOps, DBA's, Data Scientists, and more. 


About me: 

I grew up in the west suburbs of Chicago just blocks from the famed Brookfield Zoo. I enjoy spending time with my wife and our three children and try to keep up with all of their activities. I try to remain as active as possible and enjoy all things "sports". You can find me at Soldier Field for most Bears games and will never say no to a good chicken wing.



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