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C++ Software Engineer

Location: US-IL-Chicago

We are currently seeking a driven and talented C++ Software Engineer who thrive on pushing the limits of technology to produce state of the art trading applications. TT’s platform is the front-end screen of choice for professional derivatives traders around the world. As an Engineer you will be part of TT’s award-winning trading platform which incorporates robust, high-performance tools for spread trading, strategy creation, algorithmic and automated trading, black-box execution, high-frequency proximity-based trading and more.





  • Design and implement software requirements and new product features
  • Enhance and maintain existing functionality
  • Participate in design discussions and review sessions
  • Create high-level and detailed design documents
  • Assist with product documentation, unit testing and ensuring overall product quality




  • 5+ years of solid, proven development experience with C++
  • Proficient in object-oriented design skills
  • Experience with MySQL, NoSQL (Dynamo, Cassandra)
  • Working knowledge of multi-threaded applications
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP and UDP protocol
  • Understanding of Client/Server software
  • Experience with writing Rest Endpoint code
  • Financial trading systems experience is a plus
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate to technical requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline preferred
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Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program.