Python Developer

Location Chicago
Discipline: Financial Technology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Lewis Piper

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Job ref: 1979
Published: 2 months ago

Python Developer
High-Frequency Trading Firm
Total Comp 350K+ USD

Our client is a privately held global markets proprietary trading firm that leverages next-generation technology to capture opportunities worldwide and manage risk in financial markets, embodying a mission to bless others through the services provided and generous stewardship of the wealth created.


  • Supports and enhances the firm’s non-latency systems and data mart, collaborating with all departments at our client to achieve goals in Finance, risk, accounting, compliance, clearing, operations, and portfolio financing.
  • Designs, implements, and supports software solutions that offer unique insights into the firm’s operations.
  • Works with various teams across the firm to comprehend system requirements and needs.
  • Quickly responds to ad hoc data and reporting requests.
  • Enhances existing surveillance and alerting infrastructure.


  • Holds a BA/BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related industry experience.
  • Possesses strong knowledge of Python (Pandas is a plus).
  • Demonstrates proficiency in database design and support; basic SQL skills required.
  • Exhibits knowledge of RESTful API design.
  • Has a solid understanding of data structures and containers.
  • Possesses basic Linux and source control (git) understanding.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with data warehousing and mining.
  • Experience in dashboard design and data visualization is a plus.
  • This position requires physical presence and is onsite (no remote work).