Software Engineer (2019)

Software Engineer (2019 Start) – 3Red

Job Description
We are looking for Software Engineers. You will work closely with other talented developers while using your knowledge and experience to contribute to 3Red. You will be responsible for developing, augmenting and maintaining our low-latency trading system. Mentors will guide you through and get you up to speed on the work. It's a unique role because you'll get to work on real problems and learn from the people that built it.

Responsibilities of this Role:
  • Implement, test and deploy new features and functionality as per business needs
  • Diagnose, debug and resolve production issues across various parts of the trading system
  • Constant learning and willingness to share your knowledge with others
  • Work effectively in small, multidisciplinary teams

What We’re Looking for from Our Candidates:
  • Familiarity with UNIX/Linux
  • Working knowledge of at least one scripting language (Python, bash, perl, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one compiled language (C, C++, Java, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of network programming and general computer architecture
  • Flexibility to perform multiple roles and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Eager to learn professional software development practices, processes and tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

It’s an exciting time to join. We are lean and have a lot of needs so you’ll actually be doing work that matters.

Once we receive your resume, we will review it within a few weeks. Should you be a fit, we will send you a coding test. Following that would be technical phone screen ending with an onsite interview in Chicago. We receive many applicants so we may get delayed but we will respond to every candidate.

Be sure to reach out if you have any deadlines we should know about!

Qualifications and Culture
This person needs to be driven, able to self-direct, and eager to learn. Our environment offers quick feedback and we count on each person to thrive on that and be able to execute given new information. Our office and culture is casual but the work ethic is not. We have an excellent work-life balance and are able to be productive without working until we burn out. This role offers competitive benefits and pay, as well as casual dress every day, excellent work-life balance, fully stocked pantries with many healthy options and a bit of chocolate here and there, catered lunches every Wednesday, 3Red outings, and a Zen Room for moments of relaxation.

3Red prides itself in offering a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as a performance-based bonus. 3Red strives for a casual and fun work environment and promotes a healthy lifestyle. Full medical dental, and vision coverage is offered as well as a retirement plan. For more details on our perks, please have a look at our website.

Info about 3Red
3Red is a proprietary trading firm headquartered in the Chicago Loop, with a presence in New York. We’re committed to leveraging technology and math to implement competitive trading strategies while managing risk and responding to dynamic market conditions. Technology and quantitative ingenuity are at our core.

We hire extremely bright, talented, and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and compete in the world’s financial markets. Our team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and simple and complex technologies. Dedicated Technologists create all of our trading architecture, risk management systems, and software in-house. Algorithmic Traders extract information from a ton of data and leverage mathematical modeling to build automated trading algorithms.

This vacancy is a full time position.

Educational Level
Bachelor / Graduate
Financial Services
United States