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Desk Lead Position – Industry Leading Trading Firm – Urgent Hire

Fourier Ltd Chicago, United States
Posted 7 months ago Permanent $350k - $800k
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Stephen Mcclean
Fullstack and Frontend Development
Based in Chicago, IL, this organization stands as a beacon of values, entrepreneurial drive, and ethical commitment. With a collaborative culture spanning traders, quants, technologists, and developers, my client tackles the most intricate market challenges. As Desk Developer Lead, you'll lead a team of software developers, driving technical excellence and innovative solutions. Your collaboration, adaptability, and precision will fuel this firms industry impact and growth.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Quant and Trading teams to design and execute an implementation roadmap, driving trading performance enhancements and platform advancement at the desk level.
  • Work alongside other tech units to leverage existing services, supporting your business partners effectively.
  • Foster an agile and proficient engineering team, guiding them to meet deadlines and address technical or operational issues.
  • Mentor team members, introducing fresh insights on tools and techniques to enhance quality and solution effectiveness.
  • Remain updated on product features, technology advancements, and computing trends.

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven technology leader with experience in guiding software development teams within a dynamic trading setting.
  • Proficiency in resource management, scope control, and time-efficient project delivery.
  • In-depth familiarity with options products and related trading systems, particularly in market-making environments.
  • Effective collaboration with traders and quants to define requirements, optimize project scope, and provide functional solutions.
  • Knowledge of best practices for designing scalable systems for U.S. options market making is highly advantageous.
  • Over 5 years of hands-on commercial programming expertise (C++/Python/Java).
  • Experience with Angular is a desirable addition.

 

Benefits:

You will be working at the clients HQ, and you will be provided with exceptional benefits that cater to your professional and personal needs. Offerings encompass comprehensive medical coverage, paid parental leave, complimentary breakfast and lunch (along with wholesome snacks), wellness reimbursements, quarterly recharge days, and a range of other perks designed to offer an unparalleled employee experience.

 

If this is a role you would be interested in, please reach out to smcclean@fourier.london

 

 

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