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C++ Developer – Equity Derivatives

Market-Leading Investment Bank


Posted 2 Mths Ago


One of the world’s most prestigious tier-1 banks is seeking a C++ developer to work on their equity derivatives technology platform and increase its scalability. This system consists of multiple multi-threaded server-side components running on a large compute farm, continuously recalculating market sensitivities and P&L.

This role offers the opportunity to play a pivotal part in the build-out of the platform and be involved in improving the system architecture, with a particular focus on the API layer. Working closely with quants and desk strategists, you will be a proactive member of an agile team, supporting and leading various phases of the product lifecycle, including analysis, development and testing, while developing new and existing components in C++. You’ll also be an active contributor to architectural design meetings and code reviews.

The successful C++ Developer will be an outstanding communicator, with strong technical and analytical skills and an interest in equity derivatives.


  • 3+ years’ development experience in C++, including multi-threaded programs and network services
  • Exposure to Unix/Linux as a platform
  • Proficiency in reading code in other languages, e.g. Java, Python
  • Sound experience of agile development techniques and build and release management principles
  • Practical TDD experience, and writing test harnesses


  • Derivatives pricing and/or risk calculations experience

Culture / Benefits

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Direct business impact
  • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
  • Flexible working/working from home opportunities