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[job list] ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings



ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings
Week of 09/01/14

With postings from:
* Rithmio, Inc.
* Tower Research Capital LLC

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Title: iOS Developer
Company: Rithmio, Inc.
Contact: Adam Tilton <adam.tilton@xxxxxxxxxxx> 3093701887
Hiring for: Full time, Part time, Intern/Co-op
Description:
Introduction:
We're looking for a highly talented developer who can be involved in all
parts of the iOS development lifecycle. We need someone who can work
closely with our mobile developers, designers, and product managers to
maintain and enhance our applications. We're looking for engineers who
are excited about the iOS platform and are obsessed with code quality.

Duties and Responsibilities
Design, plan, develop, unit test and document using Objective C, Cocoa,
and Xcode
Backend development of iOS SDKs
Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and
general reliability
Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
Write specifications and documentation for API's
Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
Keep up with industry trends and standards in iOS
Streamline user interface prototyping
Participate in design and code reviews
Skills and Experience
Experience in C, C++, and Obj-C and a working knowledge of Swift
Knowledge of standard practices for SDK development and deployment for
iOS
Xcode and iOS app development experience
Foundations in computer science, with competencies in data structures,
algorithms, and software design
Ability to interact with Developers and Test Engineers
Ability to multi-task and handle changing priorities
Thrive working in a fast paced, startup environment with constant
learning


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Title: Software Developer
Company: Tower Research Capital LLC
Contact: Priya Gandhi <pgandhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 917-388-8038
Hiring for: Full time
Description:
Tower Research Capital LLC, founded in 1998, is a leader in the thriving
field of high-frequency proprietary trading. Towerâs Core Engineering
team has designed and continues to enhance one of the fastest trading
platforms in the world, enabling the firm to execute algorithmic trading
strategies based on patterns in market behavior. At Tower, technology
comes first, and high-quality code is essential to Towerâs ongoing
success. Developers draw upon their vast computer science, mathematical,
and statistical knowledge to solve challenging problems with cutting-
edge technological tools.

While Towerâs laid-back work environment reflects the premium the firm
places on quality of life, our employees are as driven as they are
talented. At Tower, you will join a growing, global community of
developers using new technologies to pursue innovative ideas.  From day
one, you will work hand-in-hand with our traders to grow our business.
If you have remarkable analytical ability and creativity, we want to
talk to you!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Software Developer, you will expand Towerâs global trading
capabilities. You will shape the future of this lucrative industry while
working alongside other exceptional developers and traders to solve some
of the most challenging engineering problems in the world. Your
responsibilities may include any of the following, which will require
you to exercise discretion and independent judgment:

* Augmenting, improving, redesigning, and/or re-implementing Towerâs
low-latency/high-throughput production trading environment, which
collects data from and disseminates orders to exchanges around the world
* Optimizing this platform by using network and systems programming, as
well as other advanced techniques
* Developing systems that provide easy access to historical market data
and trading simulations
* Building risk-management and performance-tracking tools
* Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
* Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market
data analysis and trading
* Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators
* Shaping the future of Tower through regular interviewing and
infrequent campus recruiting trips

QUALIFICATIONS:

Tower encourages PhD, bachelorâs, and masterâs students in computer
science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, and related
fields to apply. Requirements include:

* A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-
oriented programming, preferably in C++
* Brilliant problem-solving abilities
* A passion for new technologies and ideas
* The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
* Strong communication skills
* A working knowledge of Linux
* Knowledge of Python or Perl and shell scripts (a plus)

Financial experience is not required.

BENEFITS:

Tower's New York offices and garden roofdecks are located in TriBeCa and
SoHo,  neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Towerâs
cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens
reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. For more
information, please see http://www.tower-research.com. Benefits include:

* Competitive salary
* Performance-based bonuses
* 401(k) with company matching
* Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
* Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
* Free gym membership
* Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa
Film Festival
* Mentors from your alma mater and other top engineering institutions


TO APPLY:

Please apply to the On-Campus Software Developer position through our
Careers page: http://www.tower-research.com/Careers.html?gh_jid=20772.

Tower and Ambrose Employer Group LLC are committed to ensuring equal
employment opportunities for all employees, including qualified
employment applicants. The companies strive to maintain an environment
free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national
origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, military or
veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
citizenship, or any other protected category or characteristic as
defined by federal, state, or local laws. This equal employment
opportunity policy applies to all employment practices, including but
not limited to recruiting, hiring, advertising, promotion, transfer,
reductions in force, social and recreational programs, training,
employee development, compensation and fringe benefits, discipline, and
termination.


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Title: Software Development Intern
Company: Tower Research Capital LLC
Contact: Priya Gandhi <pgandhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 917-388-8038
Hiring for: Intern/Co-op
Description:
Tower Research Capital LLC, founded in 1998, is a leader in the thriving
field of high-frequency proprietary trading. Towerâs Core Engineering
team has designed and continues to enhance one of the fastest trading
platforms in the world, enabling the firm to execute algorithmic trading
strategies based on patterns in market behavior. At Tower, technology
comes first, and high-quality code is essential to Towerâs ongoing
success. Developers draw upon their vast computer science, mathematical,
and statistical knowledge to solve challenging problems with cutting-
edge technological tools.

While Towerâs laid-back work environment reflects the premium the firm
places on quality of life, our employees are as driven as they are
talented. At Tower, you will join a growing, global community of
developers using new technologies to pursue innovative ideas.  From day
one, you will work hand-in-hand with our traders to grow our business.
If you have remarkable analytical ability and creativity, we want to
talk to you!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Software Development Intern, you will expand Towerâs global trading
capabilities. You will shape the future of this lucrative industry while
working alongside other exceptional developers and traders to solve some
of the most challenging engineering problems in the world. Your
responsibilities may include any of the following, which will require
you to exercise discretion and independent judgment:

* Augmenting, improving, redesigning, and/or re-implementing Towerâs
low-latency/high-throughput production trading environment, which
collects data from and disseminates orders to exchanges around the world
* Optimizing this platform by using network and systems programming, as
well as other advanced techniques
* Developing systems that provide easy access to historical market data
and trading simulations
* Building risk-management and performance-tracking tools
* Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
* Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market
data analysis and trading
* Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators

QUALIFICATIONS:

Tower encourages PhD, bachelorâs, and masterâs students in computer
science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, and related
fields to apply. Requirements include:

* A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-
oriented programming, preferably in C++
* Brilliant problem-solving abilities
* A passion for new technologies and ideas
* The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
* Strong communication skills
* A working knowledge of Linux
* Knowledge of Python or Perl and shell scripts (a plus)

Financial experience is not required.

BENEFITS:

Tower's New York offices and garden roofdecks are located in TriBeCa and
SoHo, neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Towerâs
cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens
reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. For more
information, please see http://www.tower-research.com. Benefits include:

* Competitive compensation
* Housing
* Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
* Free gym membership
* Free tickets to New York events, plus activities and opportunities
especially for interns
* Mentors from your alma mater and other top engineering institutions

TO APPLY:

Please apply to the On-Campus Software Development Intern position
through our Careers page: http://www.tower-
research.com/Careers.html?gh_jid=20783.

Tower and Ambrose Employer Group LLC are committed to ensuring equal
employment opportunities for all employees, including qualified
employment applicants. The companies strive to maintain an environment
free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national
origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, military or
veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
citizenship, or any other protected category or characteristic as
defined by federal, state, or local laws. This equal employment
opportunity policy applies to all employment practices, including but
not limited to recruiting, hiring, advertising, promotion, transfer,
reductions in force, social and recreational programs, training,
employee development, compensation and fringe benefits, discipline, and
termination.


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