FPGA / C++ Acceleration Software Engineer

Chicago, IL
Job Type
Mid level

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Engineer to supplement the team and drive projects that will optimize our options market marking systems. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of success delivering complex FPGA systems on a chip design, possess excellent problem-solving abilities, possess a can-do/self-driven attitude, and have the ability to thrive in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment. You will have the opportunity to work and collaborate with Quants, Traders, Analysts, and Engineers to tackle challenges in programming, technology, mathematics, and finance by building high-quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business goals. What you'll do Use cutting-edge technology while working on high performance/low latency systems Collaborate with team members to investigate and create automated trading algorithms Work on high-performance computing systems to break speed and performance boundaries Build next-generation algorithmic trading systems; Solve low-latency trading problems and optimization of performance-critical code; Develop new hardware platforms; Identifying opportunities for improvement and experimenting with performance optimizations; Apply industry knowledge and technical skills in new and innovative ways Help to continuously improve team productivity, code quality, tool, and technology adoption Create new features and help improve existing experiences Share ideas, experience, and knowledge with other members of the team What you'll need Development experience with FPGAs (Verilog/VHDL, functional verification, and static timing closure). Experience with C++ programming language. Experience implementing network protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, IGMP, BGP Experience with digital logic circuit design, preferably using Verilog or SystemVerilog Demonstrated experience with Python Experience with FPGA design, simulation, and verification tools (Synopsys, Riviera, ModelSim, Questasim, etc.) Experience with FPGAs and CPLDs from vendors (Xilinx, Altera) A strong understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms Experience in high performance, multi-threaded, network-programming Experience analyzing performance requirements and designing systems handling very large volumes of real-time data at extremely low latencies. Great written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, mission-critical environment Careful attention to detail, and the vision and skill to push beyond expectations Women and underrepresented groups frequently apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We encourage you to break that mold and apply. No candidate is perfect; all have a lot to offer. We welcome your application. Core Values The secret to our award-winning culture is our Core Values: Me In Team, Own It, Iterative Innovation, and Passionate Discourse. We live and breathe these values every day. Our Stance We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its employees. Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military, and veteran status is prohibited. We encourage initiatives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. We are committed to providing a positive environment in which team members are treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy. Our firm believes in a dynamic culture of inclusion and diversity, where people thrive on individual and organizational characteristics, values, experiences, and backgrounds. Work Schedule: Regular and reliable attendance during standard business hours with the ability to be on-site prior to the start of business on occasion Amount of Travel Required: None

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