Middle Office Team Lead (Python) | Chicago- HFT / Electronic Market-Maker Middle Office Team Lead (Python) | Chicago- HFT /  …

Oxford Knight
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Oxford Knight
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Middle Office Team Lead (Python) | Chicago
Summary:

My client is a leading data-driven market-maker, designing and deploying its own low-latency technologies, trading strategies and statistical models. Trading across multiple asset classes and markets, automation is crucial. Seeking a hands-on developer to oversee the global middle office and post-trade processes.

Culture:

They foster a competitive yet collaborative culture where innovation is rewarded. They have a jeans-clad workforce and offer fantastic perks and holiday allowance to eliminate the burnout typically associated with finance. They have quick release cycles so you will see your code in production, fast!

Responsibilities:

This is a great opportunity if you're looking to have ownership of exciting projects. Leading a small development team, you will collaborate with trading and quant research teams to architect, design and implement tools and automated data flows for the global middle office and post-trade systems, mostly in Python. The team follows Agile methodologies and modern software best practices, where you will contribute clean, maintainable code and build large distributed systems.

Requirements:
  • 3+ years of commercial experience using Python in production environment
  • Strong relational databases and SQL skills
  • Familiarity with web development using React/Redux a plus.
  • Track record as an exceptional communicator - particularly with less technical users.
  • Trading or finance experience desirable, but not mandatory
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math (or equivalent)
  • Candidates must be based in the USA and have a valid working visa (H1B/Green Card)

Benefits:
  • Market-leading salary + performance bonus
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Comprehensive medical packages
  • Social events
  • Continuing education - reimbursement for tuition / courses / conferences


Contact
If you feel you are a good match, please don't hesitate to get in touch with:

George James
george@oxfordknight.co.uk
+44 7377 667533
linkedin.com/in/george-james-1b005514a/

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