TradeLink LLC Senior Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Job Descriptions:

TradeLink Holdings LLC ('TradeLink') is well-recognized as a successful proprietary trading firm and investment adviser hedge fund program. The firm employs approximately 130 people and is headquartered in the heart of Chicago with investment centers in London (TradeLink Worldwide) and Warsaw (Montec). Founded in 1979 by Walt Weissman, TradeLink is engaged in securities, futures, options and commodities trading. The asset management arm of the firm specializes in the design and implementation of quantitative models that draw on the firm’s considerable expertise in trading, research, and technology. We manage a range of strategies that include managed futures and equities, spanning multiple time frames and concepts. For more information and our most recent listing of career opportunities, please visit us at

Role and Responsibilities

TradeLink is currently looking to hire a Senior Software Developer for our IT Infrastructure team. We support trading across a variety of asset classes and global markets. Utilizing proprietary state of the art technology, direct data feeds and sophisticated high speed exchange connections, we deliver exceptional trading platforms for various trading methodologies spanning from opportunistic to high frequency.

  • Design and develop proprietary software for financial software/trading systems.

  • Enhance current software and architecture used for trading

  • Work closely with the traders to understand business requirements to design efficient and scalable solutions.

  • Participate in maintenance of software used in our Infrastructure team

Required Experience:


  • Master’s degree, PhD or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or related advanced degrees in quantitative fields preferred.

  • Previous experience in financial industry a strongly desired.

  • Strong understanding of system architecture and design.

  • Advanced skill in C++ is required.

  • Proficiency with UNIX shell scripting and SQL.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure, in a dynamic trading environment.

  • Ability to work independently, and within a team.

Keyword: Software Developer (Services)

From: TradeLink LLC