Software Engineer Team Lead @ IMC Financial Markets - Chicago, IL

Job Overview

8 days ago

Software Engineer Team Lead

IMC Financial Markets - Chicago, IL

LIFE AT IMC AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER TEAM LEAD

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.

OUR TEAM

We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.

Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.

OUR CULTURE

Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.

Polar Operations LLC d/b/a IMC Markets - 233 S. Upper Wacker Drive, Suite 4300, Chicago, IL 60606

Title: Software Engineer Team Lead

Duties: Collaborate with Traders, Quants and other members of the engineering team to bring the IMC Group’s quantitative trading strategies and software platform to the next level using advanced analytical and programming skills. Implement individual trading strategies in code using a variety of software programming techniques. Contribute to the development,

maintenance and enhancement of our trading platform and software stack through the entire software development lifecycle. Work alongside traders to implement quantitative trading strategies in software code and produce competitive, efficient solutions in a latency-sensitive environment, enhancing the implementations based on trader feedback. Developing, creating

and modifying complex, low-latency quantitative trading software, implementation systems and associated technologies in all parts of IMC's technology stack, including back-end and frontend systems. Participating in end-to-end product development in a team environment, with a build chain designed around daily production releases, continuous integration, and delivery. Developing and coding cutting-edge trading algorithms and implementing them in a proprietary quantitative trading system to positively impact the IMC Group's business. Annual salary: $200,000.

Requirements: Master’s degree in Computer science, computer engineering, or similarly mathematical and quantitative field and 2 years of experience with software engineering experience in quantitative trading environment plus some work esperience with each of the following: architecting quantitative trading systems for rapid adaptation and deployment on multiple electronic derivatives exchanges; collaborating with quantitative traders to design and develop the necessary trading logic to test, validate, and release algorithmic trading strategies into production; translating complex financial and mathematical models developed by traders into actionable software engineering plans; and leading, coaching, and mentoring junior engineers in quantitative trading environment.

Interested candidates should send resume to: [email protected] with “Software Engineer Team Leads” in subject line.

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OUR HIRING PROCESS

To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.

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