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Ararat Katunyan

Employee, Engineering Team Lead, Questrade Financial Group

Yerevan, Armenia

Skills

Sr. Software Developer and Team Lead
Deep core knowledges in software development
Software architecture & design
Strong technical skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong problem solving skills
Ideas
Enthusiasm
Communication skills
C/C++
STL
Boost
Java
Data structures and algorithms
OOP
Design Patterns
UML
Software development methodologies
WinApi
MFC
COM
FIX
NASDAQ OMX OMNet
Liffe Connect
SQL/T-SQL
MS SQL Server
MySQL
Oracle
Windows
Unix/Linux
Real-time
low latency distributed systems development
Multi-threaded and network programming
Financial markets
futures and options trading
C++
Software Engineering
LINUX
SQL
XML
Software Entwickler

Timeline

Professional experience for Ararat Katunyan

  • Current 11 months, since Oct 2020

    Engineering Team Lead

    Questrade Financial Group

  • 2 years, Oct 2018 - Sep 2020

    Principal Software Engineer

    Questrade Financial Group

  • 6 years and 10 months, Jan 2012 - Oct 2018

    Lead Software Developer/Team Lead/Project Architect

    CQG

    - Team Lead of the Gateway Messengers team, at various times consisting of 3-5 staff. - Business background in the field of derivatives, futures/options, fixed income and foreign exchange markets. - Designed, developed and tested real-time, low latency order routing applications using various protocols: FIX, NASDAQ OMX OMNet, X-Stream, Liffe Connect/UTP, Eurex Values/ETS/ETI.

  • 1 year, Feb 2011 - Jan 2012

    Senior Software Engineer/Team Lead/Project Architect

    CQG

    • Business background in the field of derivatives, futures/options markets. • Participated in the exchange connectivity and order routing projects with SFE, ASX, SGX, NordPool, NASDAQ OMX, TOCOM, OSE, TSE, HKFE, TFEX, RTS, NewEdge, GovEx and other world major exchanges and brokerage firms. • Designed, developed and tested real-time, low latency order routing applications using various protocols: FIX, NASDAQ OMX OMNet, Liffe Connect. • Participated in a full cycle of development.

  • 2 years and 10 months, May 2008 - Feb 2011

    Senior Software Engineer

    CQG

    • Designed and developed gateway adapter applications which interact with different exchanges. • Improved and maintained Health Audit Monitor for distributed gateway system.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Dec 2006 - May 2008

    Software Engineer

    Epygi Technologies

    • Developed software support for embedded telecommunication devices under Unix based operation system. • Developed, modified and tested device configuration management system. Provided configuration management front end using web technologies. • Developed and implemented configuration normalization and generation subsystem.

  • 2 years, Jun 2004 - May 2006

    Computer Engineer/Sergeant

    Military Forces of Respublic of Armenia

  • 2 years, Jul 2002 - Jun 2004

    Software Engineer

    Epygi Technologies ARM

    • Provided object-oriented design, programming and implementation support to the call routing system for VoIP networks in multi platform environment. • Developed gateway's network administration tool.

  • 1 year, Oct 2000 - Sep 2001

    Software Developer

    Brience Inc.

    • Researched and developed web content transformation system for various types of devices. • Developed, implemented and tested content building and visualization environment. Built and implemented layout algorithms.

  • 6 months, May 2000 - Oct 2000

    Software Developer Intern

    CEDIT

Educational background for Ararat Katunyan

  • 1 year and 11 months, Sep 2002 - Jul 2004

    Computer Science and Informatics

    State Engineering University of Armenia

    Chair of Informatics and Computer Systems. Thesis topic: "Call routing system in the distributed VoIP networks". GPA 4.0 out of 4.0

  • 3 years and 11 months, Sep 1998 - Jul 2002

    Computer Science and Informatics

    State Engineering University of Armenia

    Chair of Software for Computing Technics and Automated Systems. Diploma subject: "The modelling of the movement processes of objects described by quadric equation". GPA 4.95 out of 5.0

  • 1 year and 11 months, Sep 1996 - Jul 1998

    Physical - Matematical gymnasium

    State Engineering University of Armenia

    Mathematics, Physics

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • Russian

    Fluent

  • Armenian First language

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Table tennis

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