• Negotiable
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Technology
  • 2018-06-11

FPGA Engineer

  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

Therefore, right now the team are seeking a very talented candidate to come in and make an instant impact to the firm's trading speed! The candidate does not need a background in finance or trading. The Hardware Engineer will be responsible for: * Designing and developing functionalities/components of the current trading platform * Analyzing and debugging the performance of the system and develop/implement solutions to improve it. * Partnering with business leaders to define priorities and deliver custom solutions.

My client is a leading High Frequency Proprietary Trading Firm headquartered in Chicago(will consider candidates from all locations!) with an ever-expanding presence in the market. The original team of exceptional senior software professionals and quantitative traders from some of the finance industries marquee names have enjoyed continued growth and success over recent years and they are now looking to expand their growing group in Chicago. Therefore, right now the team are seeking a very talented candidate to come in and make an instant impact to the firm's trading speed! The candidate does not need a background in finance or trading.

The Hardware Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Designing and developing functionalities/components of the current trading platform

  • Analyzing and debugging the performance of the system and develop/implement solutions to improve it.

  • Partnering with business leaders to define priorities and deliver custom solutions.

The Hardware Engineer should have:

  • Bs/MS/Ph.D. in technical field - Physics, Math, Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent

  • Highly motivated and willing to take ownership of high impact projects upon arrival

  • Must possess excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP

  • Knowledge of PCI-E protocols

  • Knowledge of x-86 architecture

  • Knowledge of FPGA design and architecture

  • C++ skills preferred

  • Coming from a Financial background is a plus

Benefits/Perks:

  • 401k Match

  • Catered Lunch/Breakfast

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Gym Membership Discount

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