UniForum Chicago is proud to announce the topic for the November 13, 2012 SIG meeting: "Career Opportunties for Chicagoland C++ Developers in[masked]" by Gene Panov and Brennan Hughes.
Our meetings are free and open to the public and begin promptly at 7pm at the IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton, IL. Additional information regarding this presentation can be found at http://www.uniforumchicago.org
Hope to see you there!
ABSTRACT :Brennan Hughes, a Partner at World Wide Financial Industry Recruiting Services; a C++ developer headhunter who is working on several openings, will present an overview of openings and demand trends in the Chicagoland area for C++ programmers. Gene Panov of Prime 7 Systems LLC will focus on one position currently open at his firm in processing high frequency market data for options and futures at the system level. He is looking for an additional developer for their fully-electronic options and futures market-making system. He will provide and go over actual programming examples.
Once we have finished, we will adjourn to nearby Cozymel's Mexican restaurant for food and drinks.
Gene Panov is a Quantitative Developer with six years of experience in options (vanilla and exotic, stocks and futures, listed and OTC, U.S. and Europe). He worked at Knight Capital Group (the largest stock market-maker in the U.S.) and Citigroup. He studied Mathematical Statistics at CEMI, Russian Academy of Sciences and has a Cand.Sci (~equiv. PhD).
Brennan Hughes is a Partner at World Wide Financial Industry Recruiting Services, a recruiting firm servicing start-up, emerging, and leading high frequency trading groups around the globe. WWFIRS works with HFT groups to recruit, hire, and retain the best and the brightest software engineering, quantitative research, and trading talent in the industry. Since joining the firm in 2009, Brennan has established himself as an industry expert, leveraging deep knowledge of trading technology, along with an industry insider perspective. Highly adept at assessing client needs and understanding specific candidate talents, Brennan has effectively completed over 50 placements for top-tier HFT clients globally.