Chicago Trading Company

Who are we?

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.

C++ at Chicago Trading Company

CTC is continuously looking for strong C++ Engineers to help us build out our next-generation technologies in many different areas of the firm including Execution, Exchange Connectivity, Platform, Research & Data Engineering. In these areas you will be involved in projects that have direct and meaningful impact on CTC’s daily performance. In our fast-paced team environment, our engineers can quickly see the results of their effort, and the impact that work has on our businesses.

In areas like Execution, you will work with traders to build new execution strategies and enhance existing ones. In Platform Engineering, you may be building out a robust common framework library for the firm or building messaging API’s for developing distributed, real-time trading systems.

Flexibility, drive for results, attention to detail, analytical skills, and team spirit will be essential attributes for success in any role here at CTC. As a C++ Engineer, you must also have a broad and deep understanding of software engineering concepts, sharp software development skills, and excellent communication and collaboration skills.

We’re Hiring! Go to our careers page.

Contact our Senior Talent Partner for Technology – Brooke Moore

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