FPGA Engineer - HIgh Frequency Trading

Chicago, IL 60606 | Temporarily remote due to COVID-19

Posted: 09/20/2023 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: RO6.7.1 Pay Rate: 300K+ Experience:

Job Description

FPGA Engineer

Join one of the industries leading High Frequency Trading firms! We are seeking an experienced hardware engineer who will take on the responsibilities of designing and testing of our network applications.  You will play an integral part of developing prototypes, tests, and also ensure the performance of systems is at its peak. 

You will be joining a small, but experienced team of hardware engineers.  Sit side by side with traders, quants, and software engineering teams and be able to see how your efforts maximize the success of the firm - and be rewarded for it! 





Job Requirements

You should possess experience with several of the following: 

  • SystemsVerilog 
  • Verilog
  • Altera Quartus
  • Exposure to C++ or Python
  • Design Experience
  • Timing Closure and Optimization


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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