Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A financial services firm is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer with an expertise in Java to join a team of highly talented technologists in Chicago. 

You will be building a proprietary options trading platform. Your role will focus on all areas of software engineering, including design, development, implementation, testing, and post-trade analysis while using the latest technologies and low latency techniques.


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 2+ years of experience using Java on Linux in trading industry, or a similarly demanding field
  • 2+ years of experience developing options trading software
  • Experience with network and concurrent programming involving low latency and high message rates
  • Experience with JVM selection and performance tuning
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Experience with complex systems or distributed programming
  • Experience with UI/UX design and development using JavaScript
  • Experience contributing to open source projects in a challenging field
  • Understanding of hardware/software interaction

Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Java
  • Linux
  • Developer