Associate Engineer - Full-Time Position

  • Job Description:
    • Your Role/Responsibility:
      We are looking for talented and motivated software engineers to join our development staff in building our next generation of trading infrastructure and applications. These distributed real-time systems will require you to have a deep understanding of computer science concepts, strong software development skills and methodology, and effective communication and teamwork abilities. The design and implementation of these systems will be a significant challenge to even the most talented developers and we hope you are up for the task.  
      What it takes for you to be successful:
      •    You grok data structures, algorithms, and threading concepts and can apply them to real-world problems
      •    You have an interest in learning about options trading, pricing and risk management
      •    You thrive in a team-based environment filled with motivated and driven people that value a healthy work-life balance
      •    You can effectively communicate ideas that showcase your analytical skills
      •    You seek constructive feedback to grow your capabilities
      •    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar field with Java and/or C++ experience
      •    3.5 GPA preferred
      •    Expected graduation between December 2017-June 2018
      Next Steps:
      •    If your skills align to our open position, our Campus Recruiting Team will follow up with you via email about the next steps in our recruitment process.  
      •    Final round Super Day interviews will be held in our Chicago office from Friday, October 20th to Saturday, October 21st.
      Who we are:
      Chicago Trading Company (CTC) is a highly analytical, team oriented derivatives trading firm that employs a dynamic, focused approach to trading across a variety of products and strategies. We take critical action to position ourselves at the forefront of the financial markets. We actively trade in a broad spectrum of asset classes that include Equities, Interest Rates, and Commodities. We have grown dramatically since our inception in 1995. Recognized as a leading provider of liquidity and pricing on numerous derivatives exchanges globally, we trade more than 20 hours a day, six days a week.
      We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.