Senior .NET Developer

Austin Chicago Remote

About Akuna: 

Akuna Capital is an innovative trading firm with a strong focus on collaboration, cutting-edge technology, data driven solutions, and automation. We specialize in providing liquidity as an options market-maker – meaning we are committed to providing 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 first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firm’s 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, London, Boston, and Austin. 

What you’ll do as a Senior .NET Developer at Akuna:

Akuna is seeking .NET Developers with experience in building applications using C# to join our innovative User Experience and User Interface Design and Development team. In this role, you will work directly with traders, quants, and other software developers to design, build, test, and maintain real-time trading applications. The applications you build will aid traders in understanding market conditions, assessing risk, and managing other components in our system. Performance is key and we’re always looking for more efficient and innovative ways to view the markets. The ideal candidate is performance-minded who will work with .NET technologies in a fast paced, collaborative environment and seeks to question and enhance the current architecture. In this role, you will:

  • Translate storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Plan, design, and develop high-quality .NET desktop, tablet, and mobile applications
  • Propose and deliver scalability and performance enhancements to our GUIs
  • Research and incorporate the latest features of C#, .NET / Core, WPF, WinUI, and MAUI into our applications
  • Engage with traders and developers to gain business knowledge and drive workflow specific solutions
  • Build software using Agile methodologies
  • Participate in design sessions and code reviews
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Work on cross-functional teams

Qualities that make great candidates:

  • BS/MS/Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or related field
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming with functional programming background a plus
  • 5+ years of professional experience in application development using C#, .NET/Core and WPF
  • Familiarity with upcoming tools such as WinUI and MAUI
  • Understanding and use of design, multi-tier architecture and concurrency patterns for building scalable systems
  • A knack for writing code that is clean, readable, testable and easily maintained
  • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills and be able to dynamically adapt to an ever-changing environment
  • Pluses: web application development, Options Trading or other FinTech industries

Remote and Hybrid opportunities are available and reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please note your preference in the application.

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