C++ Developer

Location: Chicago

3Red Partners, a proprietary trading firm headquartered in Chicago, is seeking a C++ Developer to join the team. Our team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and leading trading technologies. We focus our efforts on hiring extremely talented and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and be on the forefront of leveraging technology and math to implement sophisticated trading strategies.

The C++ Developer will have the opportunity to work in our Chicago office on all aspects of our high-frequency trading system. We are seeking a candidate that is searching for an opportunity to make a real impact, deliver value, and work within an experienced team.


  • Implement, test, and deploy trading system features and tools according to business needs
  • Monitor low latency trading system performance, ensure market data and research resource utilization issues are tracked, bugs are fixed and deployed appropriately
  • Liaise internally with traders and developers to discuss performance optimizations, vet ideas and questions, refactor existing implementation, and monitor updates to the OS, libraries, and current internal frameworks
  • Investigate improvements to the trading system; diagnose, debug, and address issues when needed


  • A strong academic background is preferred with up to 4 years of experience
  • Experience with coding languages, specifically, C++ (data structures) and Python
  • Knowledge of third-party libraries (i.e. STL and Boost), linux environments, git
  • Exceptional problem solving, written, and verbal communication skills


3Red prides itself on offering highly competitive benefits for our employees. We have an excellent work-life balance and are able to be most productive by working together. The firm offers competitive salary and performance-based bonuses, casual dress, fully stocked pantries with many healthy options (and a bit of chocolate, too!), catered breakfast and lunches weekly, 3Red outings, and a Zen Room for moments of relaxation. Additionally, 3Red offers productivity allowances, a generous learning and development reimbursement, retirement planning, and premium health benefits.