Strategy Developer

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Strategy expand job description ↓

Description

Eagle Seven Technologies, LLC is seeking a Strategy Developer. The candidate should have a passion for finance and a strong sense of good software design. The role will provide the individual with exposure to traders, risk managers, as well as the ability to influence and direct the future of the trading desk. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have strong sense of ownership and be driven to provide technical and quantitative solutions to business problems.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Implement and optimize robust low-latency trading algorithms
  • Analyze performance of trading strategies over different markets and optimize strategies based on the analysis
  • Back test strategies and build predictive models using historical market data
  • Conceive, design, analyze, and measure electronic trading strategies
  • Acquire, clean, maintain, and analyze data sets to identify trends & patterns

Requirements

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2-4 years of directly related work experience within a trading firm
  • Strong background in C++ with demonstrated experience using C++11/C++14
  • Demonstrated expertise with both Windows and Linux platforms
  • Ability to translate trading strategy ideas into production
  • Fundamental knowledge of data structures and containers
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to identify potential road blocks and plan around them

Benefits

Eagle Seven offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees.

  • Medical PPO and HMO coverage through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Company Contributions to a Health Savings Account (with enrollment into a High Deductible Health Plan)
  • Dental coverage through Principal
  • Vision coverage through VSP
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Pre-tax Transit Benefits
  • Complimentary Lunch and Beverages

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