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Optiver - Software Developer - Business Intelligence

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Company: Illinois Technology Association

Location: Chicago, IL

Date Posted: August 8, 2014

Source: Hireology

Title: Software Developer - Business Intelligence

Location: Chicago



Who we are:

Optiver is a worldwide market maker and derivatives trading firm headquartered in Amsterdam, with offices strategically located in Chicago and Sydney. Founded in 1986, Optiver has been profitable every year of its existence.  Optiver US LLC is a registered broker-dealer and participates in trading on various U.S. securities and commodities exchanges.

 

What you'll do:

Optiver is reinventing its Business Intelligence team, and we are looking for experienced developers to perform a key role in this team.  As a member of this team you will proactively work to decommission legacy software systems by designing, developing, and deploying new systems to fulfill the same business need.  To achieve that goal, you will also learn and support the legacy systems until they can be replaced.  Additionally you will mentor junior developers on the ...
Title: Software Developer - Business Intelligence

Location: Chicago



Who we are:

Optiver is a worldwide market maker and derivatives trading firm headquartered in Amsterdam, with offices strategically located in Chicago and Sydney. Founded in 1986, Optiver has been profitable every year of its existence.  Optiver US LLC is a registered broker-dealer and participates in trading on various U.S. securities and commodities exchanges.

 

What you'll do:

Optiver is reinventing its Business Intelligence team, and we are looking for experienced developers to perform a key role in this team.  As a member of this team you will proactively work to decommission legacy software systems by designing, developing, and deploying new systems to fulfill the same business need.  To achieve that goal, you will also learn and support the legacy systems until they can be replaced.  Additionally you will mentor junior developers on the team.  Examples of the systems owned by Business Intelligence are: Middle/Back Office systems that capture Trades and Positions and report Profit and Loss; Middle/Back Office systems to reconcile our Trades and Positions with Clearing; Real Time Compliance monitors of our Trading activity; systems to capture, model, and monitor Instruments (Securities); and systems that report in real time our exposure for our Market Risk team.  You will interact not only with other development teams, but also with Middle/Back Office, Risk, Compliance and Trading.



What you’ll need:

• BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering or related degree

• Innovative mind and a desire to find trends in data and build cutting edge systems to display and present information to traders

• Depth in C++, C#, or Java; experience with database technologies also desired

• Strong understanding of Computer Science principles and concepts including algorithms, data structures, multiprocessing, object oriented design patterns, and clean coding principles

• Strong understanding of machine and operating system architecture

• Experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle, from requirements gathering to production support

• Strong interest in working in a proprietary trading firm

• Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment



What you’ll get:

15 days vacation; paid commuting expenses up to the maximum allowable amount; attractive bonus structure; training opportunities; generous 401K company match; fully paid health insurance premiums; breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages provided daily; weekly in-house chair massages; casual dress; game room and more!



-International candidates applying to Optiver US LLC must have at least one year remaining of OPT time, in order to be eligible for current positions.
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