C++ Software Engineer

Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Miami, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Zurich

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Job Description

Role Summary
Our Software Engineers create next-generation software to support business areas across the firm in developing and delivering custom-solutions that optimize performance and efficiency.
Locations: Chicago, New York, Miami, London, Zurich, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai
Objectives
  • Build, maintain, and support one of the world’s most powerful trading platforms while continuously improving performance, functionality, and stability of the system
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy elegant software solutions across the firm
  • Partner with business leaders to define priorities and deliver custom solutions
  • Analyze complex business and technical problems
  • Make sound decisions proactively and in a self-directed manner
  • Provide timely systems support for trading activities
Skills and Preferred Qualifications
  • A deep passion for technology and software development
  • In-depth experience working in C++
  • The ambition to solve open-ended problems using analytical methods
  • Sound understanding of multi-threaded application design and development
  • Professional experience working with distributed systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills applicable to a dynamic trading environment
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with proprietary trading is preferable but not necessary

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $150,000 to $300,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is the next-generation capital markets firm and a leading global market maker. We provide institutional and retail investors with the liquidity they need to trade a broad array of equity and fixed income products in any market condition. The brightest minds in finance, science and technology use powerful, advanced analytics to solve the market’s most critical challenges, turning big ideas into real-world outcomes.