Senior Python Engineer

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary: competitive + benefits and bonus
Sectors: Banking IT
Job Type: Permanent
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A proprietary trading firm in Chicago is seeking a talented Sr. Python Software Engineer to lead a small team in building out the infrastructure and tools for their quants and traders as well as work on middle and back-office system automations. This Senior Python Engineer will focus on a low latency trading platform in full stack developments including design, development, implementation, testing, and post trade analysis.

What you will need:

  • 3+ years of professional experience using Python in a Linux Environment
  • Experience in concurrent programming involving low-latency systems
  • Working knowledge of Java/C++
  • Proficiency in relational databases such as SQL
  • Experience with data models/analysis
  • Experience with largely distributed systems
  • Experience architecting, designing and implementing optimized code for middle and post-trade system
  • Experience leading, mentoring, and coaching a small team is highly preferred


  • Modern office with relaxed and casual dress code
  • Flat and collaborative environment that utilizes a meritocratic reward and compensation structure
  • Exposure to a truly challenging environment that surrounds you with other talented technologists and professionals to collaborate with
  • The ability to impact the success and profitability of a growing organization

Please note this role is FULL TIME in Downtown Chicago.

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