About Clear Street Markets:

Clear Street Markets provides liquidity and transparency to electronic financial markets across the globe. Our skilled team of cross-functional experts engage in quantitative and algorithmic trading to generate exceptional results in highly competitive and rapidly changing global financial markets. 

The dynamic real-time environment of market making means participants must be quick and calculated. Our researchers and data scientists work tirelessly to find patterns in massive amounts of noisy data that our sophisticated traders then use to guide their complex strategies.

We share ideas and collaborate to maximize our differing experiences and backgrounds, drawing inspiration from academia and parallel industries. Our teams employ state-of-the-art technologies and research methods to help find the next great trading opportunity. 

By bringing together highly-skilled researchers, data scientists, and seasoned trading professionals in a collaborative, pragmatic environment, Clear Street Markets is able to thrive in today’s fast-paced markets.

 
The Role:
 
As a member of the Core Engineering team, you will work closely with other engineers, researchers and traders across the firm to understand, design, and implement scalable, reliable and efficient technical solutions, leveraging ultra low-latency C++ code that our market business and trading activities rely on.
 
Requirements:
  • You have 10+ years of experience writing highly performant C++ code in direct market access trading systems with real time market data feed handlers and exchange order gateways.
  • You understand software development at the network level and have a deep understanding of protocol tradeoffs.
  • You refer to the Intel architecture manuals to seek out low-level optimizations.
  • You have a strong command over multicore architecture and programming.
  • You understand how memory is laid out, and can easily design cache-friendly structures.
  • You have a strong command over data structures and algorithms.
  • You communicate technical ideas with ease and always look to collaborate to deliver high quality products.
  • You have a Bachelors or Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.

The Base Salary Range for this role is $100,000 - $200,000. This range is representative of the starting base salaries for this role at Clear Street. Where a candidate falls in this range will be based on job related factors such as relevant experience, skills, and location. This range represents Base Salary only, which is just one element of Clear Street's total compensation. The range stated does not include other factors of total compensation such as bonuses or equity.

We are requiring new employees to be in the office 4 days per week.

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