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C Developer- Cryptocurrencies

Chicago, IL

C Developer- Cryptocurrencies

Chicago, IL

About Akuna:

**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is a young and booming trading firm with a strong focus on cutting-edge technology, data driven decisions and automation. Our core competency is providing liquidity as an options market-maker - meaning we provide competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models.

Our Founding Partners, Andrew Killion and Mitchell Skinner, first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firms first office in 2011 in the heart of the derivatives industry and the options capital of the world - Chicago. Today, Akuna is proud to operate from additional offices in Sydney, Shanghai and Boston.

What youll do as a C Developer on the Cryptocurrency Team at Akuna:

Akuna trades cryptocurrencies and their derivatives 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. Given the nature of this global market, trading is split between our Chicago and Sydney offices. The space is constantly evolving and we have a global team of Developers and Quants working alongside our Traders to customize and improve our trading engine and strategies.

Akuna is looking for motivated, self-starters to join our growing engineering team and contribute to the build-out of our proprietary trading platform. You will focus on analysis, design, implementation, and testing & delivery of Akunas trading system using the latest technologies. A pragmatic approach to technology solutions using the latest open source software will be required. Successful candidates will work closely with an industry-leading team of traders who participate fully in the design and on-going enhancements to our proprietary trading platform. In this role, you will:

- Design and build mission critical and complex trading systems
- Plan, design and implement high quality Linux services using modern C technologies
- Build software using Agile methodologies
- Participate in design sessions and code reviews
- Work on cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and solve complex problems

Qualities that make great candidates:

- 3 years of experience developing performant, scalable applications in C (and least 2 years with C 11)
- Experience with Linux and Python required
- Understanding of distributed systems, data structures and algorithms
- Practical use of multi-threaded / multi-core programming paradigms
- Object-oriented design and programming experience
- Familiar with object and relational databases or similar
- A curiosity and demonstrated interest in C 14 and beyond
- Ability to take on projects and drive them through to completion
- Familiarity with trading and trading systems is a plus
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or equivalent

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Development

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