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ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings
Week of 02/26/16

With postings from:
* Jump Labs

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Title: Software Engineer 
Company: Jump Labs
Contact: Alina Acciavatti <aacciavatti@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 3122058836
Hiring for: Full time
Description:
The Jump Labs office of Jump Trading opened in the U of I Research Park
in 2015 in order to create epicenters for excellence in machine learning
and high performance computing for applications to financial trading
technology. We sponsor ongoing collaborative research projects with
faculty and students, invest venture capital, and enhance the university
curriculum by providing challenging real-world problems, novel data,
powerful computing grid resources, and world-class mentorship.

We have opening for a senior software engineer at Jump Labs in
Champaign. Primary responsibilities will be software design and
development on software projects at Jump Labs, including our in-house
bitcoin trading platform. Additional responsibilities include
teaching/mentoring undergraduate and graduate student interns and
interfacing with software development teams at other offices of Jump
Trading.

What you'll do:

Work with the Jump Labs team on large-scale, real-time distributed
systems software. Contribute to system designs, develop complex
algorithms, and implement quality, efficient software in a broad range
of areas including: network communications, numerical methods, trading
engines, data visualization, parallel programming and machine learning.
Actively participate in the development of the Jump Labs’ bitcoin
trading platform.
Demonstrate and teach programming skills and software development
processes to undergraduate and graduate students.
Help identify and manage projects for high-caliber students at a range
of experience levels.
Reach out to software and R&D teams at other Jump Trading offices to
identify potential Jump Labs projects.
Help build relationships with University of Illinois faculty and
researchers who are focused on emerging technologies in the areas of low
latency, high performance computing and data science.
Proactively communicate updates to management and peers.
Skills you'll need:

Proficient knowledge of C++ and Python
B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical
Engineering
3+ years of experience in software development
Desire to teach and mentor teams of college students
Strong communication skills
Additional beneficial skills and experience you'll have:

Understanding of large-scale, real-time, distributed computer systems
Expertise in one or more areas related to current and future Jump Labs
projects:
finance and trading
machine learning
computational science and numerical methods
data visualization
parallel programming (multi-core, clusters, GPU)
network programming
user interface and web development
Experience developing software for Linux and Windows machines
Experience working in University of Illinois or Research Park


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