C# Developer

Akuna Capital

(Chicago, Illinois)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Akuna Capital
Akuna Capital is a proprietary trading firm specializing in derivatives market making and sophisticated modeling with a commitment to cutting edge financial technology. Akuna’s unmatched growth profile and non-client structure provides a unique place for innovation and opportunity in the home of proprietary trading – Chicago.
Akuna is currently seeking a C# Developer to join our growing team. We are looking for a motivated developer who will play a key role in taking our proprietary market-making trading GUIs to the next level. The ideal candidate enjoys working with the latest .Net technologies and tools in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. Familiarity with web development (we use Python and ReactJs), or the willingness to expand their skillset into web development, is a plus. The successful candidate is performance-minded and seeks to question and enhance current architecture beyond their own responsibilities. This person will be given a unique level of exposure to an industry-leading team of options traders who participate fully in the design and ongoing enhancements to our proprietary trading platform.
* Plan, design and develop high quality .NET desktop and tablet applications * Propose and deliver scalability and performance enhancements to our GUIs * Research and incorporate latest features of C#, .NET and WPF to our applications * Learn our web development stack and contribute to our many web applications * Engage with traders and developers and articulate ideas clearly * Build software using Agile methodologies * Participate in design sessions and code reviews * Work on cross-functional teams * Be mentored by senior developers to learn the trading system and domain
Ideal Candidate
* Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or equivalent * 3+ years of professional experience in developing GUI applications in C# * Experience with WPF is strongly desired * Knowledge of data structures and algorithms * Familiarity with multi-threaded programming paradigms * Familiarity with web development a plus * Experience with object oriented design and programming with functional tendencies * Options trading industry experience is an asset * Exposure to unit testing a plus


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