Simplex Investments offers employment opportunities for talented job candidates seeking careers in financial trading and software development. Simplex offers some of the best jobs in Chicago for experienced financial traders and software developers with an entrepreneurial spirit.

 

Software Engineer

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Description

Simplex is looking for smart, curious, and driven individuals to join our technology team. Technology at Simplex is the core of the business. We are a technology company, specializing in high speed trading. We are looking for great people to work on all aspects of our trading system. Every member of the team works on the entire system from trading algorithm development, to high speed data analysis, and intelligent execution engine design.

Requirements

  • 4+ years professional experience working with a high level language (C++, Java, C#)
  • Some C++ experience is a plus
  • Linux/Unix experience
  • A desire to work in electronic trading. We will teach you everything you need to know.
  • Previous financial industry experience is a plus
  • Experience in networked and multi-threaded software development
  • Computer science or engineering degree or significant real world experience
  • A track record of successfully generating new ideas, innovations, and executing on implementation

Jr. Software Engineer

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Description

Simplex is looking for smart, curious, and driven individuals to join our technology team. Technology at Simplex is the core of the business. We are a technology company, specializing in high speed trading. We are looking for great people to work on all aspects of our trading system. Every member of the team works on the entire system from trading algorithm development, to high speed data analysis, and intelligent execution engine design.

Requirements

  • 1+ years professional experience working with a high level language (C++, Java, C#)
  • Some C++ experience is a plus
  • Linux/Unix experience
  • A desire to work in electronic trading. We will teach you everything you need to know.
  • Experience in networked and multi-threaded software development
  • Computer science or engineering degree or significant real world experience
  • A track record of successfully generating new ideas, innovations, and executing on implementation

EXPERIENCED TRADER

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DESCRIPTION

Simplex is looking for smart, curious, and driven individuals to join our trading team. We are a technology company, specializing in high speed trading. Trading and Technology at Simplex are the core of the business. We are looking for great people with creative ideas to help us grow.

Requirements

  • 1+ years professional experience working in the algorithmic trading industry, ideally in equity or futures options
  • Creative ideas to find edge in algorithmic trading
  • A track record of successfully generating new ideas, innovations, and executing on implementation
  • A desire to be part of an integrated team of traders and developers, working together across asset classes

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Trader

Description

Optimize trading strategies for existing markets and develop new trading strategies. Backtest existing trade strategies to assess their risk and efficiency. Partner with software engineers to enhance algorithmic trading platforms and implement new strategies into production trading system. Develop and explore advanced statistical models for new trading strategies. Use data analysis skills to solve complex trading problems. Monitor production trading systems for anomalies. Use knowledge of electronic exchange infrastructures and connectivity. Support other traders by developing tools and models as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

 

Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Financial Engineering, + 1 year experience in algorithmic trading.