Trading Systems Analyst

Trading Systems Analyst, FinTech company, Chicago, Up to $85,000 base

Our client, a fast-growing FinTech company which provides hedge funds, trading firms, and investment banks with trading technology, is hiring for a junior or mid-level Trading Systems Analyst in their Chicago office.

This is a great opportunity for a junior or mid-level job-seeker with a STEM background, especially Computer Science, and an interest or exposure to financial markets to gain extensive hands-on technology experience working with cutting-edge financial software, as well gain extensive business experience within capital markets trading, working with top tier investment banks and hedge fund clients.

Candidates should have a STEM background, ideally Computer Science. Exposure to Unix or Linux, scripting (Bash and ideally Python), and programming such as Java, C, or ideally C++ is ideal. Although this is not a developer role, a software development background or some exposure is ideal for helping to support, troubleshoot and enhance code for the trading platform, with the opportunity to progress into an engineering or development role within the company.

Does this sound like a fit for you or someone you know? If so, let’s discuss. Please send me your resume: Matt.Kerwin@HarringtonStarr.com.