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Python Developer

Python Developer

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  • Permanent
  • Chicago


Our client is a medium-frequency trading firm based in the heart of Chicago. With a focus on equities and fixed income, they leverage cutting-edge technology and data-driven strategies to thrive in the ever-evolving financial markets.

Job Description:

We are seeking 3 highly skilled and motivated Senior Python Engineer to join their Front Office Trading Team as a senior engineer. In this role, you will take the lead in developing and maintaining critical components of their trading infrastructure. You will be at the forefront of the action, playing a pivotal role in our success by collaborating on a wide range of projects that impact their trading strategies and research efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain connections to exchanges, order management systems, and market data platforms.
  • Collaborate closely with traders and quantitative researchers to implement trading strategies and optimize execution.
  • Work on large-scale data projects that drive trading and research, involving data collection, storage, and analysis.
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and contribute to the ongoing enhancement of our trading infrastructure.
  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies, incorporating them into our systems as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (advanced degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in a similar role with a strong focus on Python development.
  • Experience with financial markets, equities, and fixed income trading is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in building and maintaining connections to financial exchanges and market data feeds.
  • Strong knowledge of order management systems and trading protocols.
  • Experience with large-scale data processing and storage technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package with performance-based bonuses. Salary from $200,000 – $350,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Career growth and professional development opportunities.
  • A dynamic and diverse team of professionals who are passionate about what they do.

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