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CTC is a cutting-edge proprietary trading firm with a long-term vision and a clear focus on helping the world price and manage risk. Our fun and trusting culture inspires us to solve the industry’s most challenging problems and take calculated risks in a collaborative environment.

We strive to be the most innovative firm in the industry today, tomorrow, and long into the future while upholding... ethical excellence. We believe that CTC makes a positive impact on the markets, the lives of our employees, and all the communities to which we belong. Started in 1995 by a team of forward-thinking Traders, we are proud to call ourselves an industry leader that keeps making markets and each other better.

As a Engineer on our UI Frameworks team, you will have the chance to make a direct impact on our market presence and the overall efficiency of our firm. Your expertise will not only influence the strategic direction of our UI offerings, but also empower our traders with intuitive, high-quality web-based UIs. Your contributions will be critical to understanding market events, fine-tuning trading models, and visualizing real-time information from our trading and execution systems. You will design and implement high-quality, scalable, and stable UIs that enable traders to visualize the market and make informed trading decisions.

What You’ll Do
• Collaborate with trading and engineering teams to understand business UI requirements
• Design scalable solutions to solve the firm’s visibility needs
• Implement testable, reusable, and scalable UI solutions
• Integrate new web frameworks and technologies into our core offerings
• Partner with data engineering teams to build real-time data UIs

What We’re Looking For
• 5+ years experience building real-time web-based UIs in Typescript or Javascript
• 3 years experience in back-end Java (preferred), Python or C++
• Experience supporting real-time, data-intensive systems (trading, gaming, A/V, etc.)
• Proficiency with web based UI frameworks, such as Angular or React
• Experience building modular, extendable, distributed systems
• Experience with real-time distributed messaging systems (Kafka, Hazelcast, etc.) is a plus

Our Benefits

(Disclaimer: does not apply to contract roles) We strongly believe in the well-being of our employees and their families so we offer outstanding benefits to support you both professionally and personally. These benefits include generous medical coverage, paid parental leave, free breakfast and lunch (plus healthy snacks, of course), wellness reimbursement, quarterly recharge days, and a variety of other benefits focused on providing the best employee experience.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At CTC, we aim to cultivate a workplace that celebrates diversity and each person feels included, engaged and empowered. Where each of us feels we belong. We are committed to having a diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. CTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us at info@chicagotrading.com. Note that emails sent to this email account for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response
Chicago IL USA

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