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C++ Engineer – London

Global Quant Firm


Posted 2 Mths Ago

Salary: £200k base



Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an expert C++ engineer to join their core UI team. Their projects include applications for real-time trading and generation of information-rich visualizations based on archived data.

Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech and start-up industries. This team serves the UI needs across the business, and this role will involve writing highly optimized code for high-performance back-ends running on Linux to process huge amounts of data. There will also be an opportunity to do full-stack work, contributing to the C++ front-end code for Qt desktop applications, as well as Typescript/React for web applications.

Here, technology is viewed as key to their continued success. The successful C++ Engineer will be passionate about development, have a strong work ethic and be motivated to continually learn and improve.


  • Minimum 4+ years’ modern C++ development experience (C++ 11/14/17/20)
  • Solid experience of Linux and low-level systems programming
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop scalable back-end services
  • Skilled at writing reliable code, and providing code review feedback to others
  • Bonus points for any of: Typescript/Javascript, React, Qt, Python

NB: Please do not apply if you’re a fresh graduate.


  • Competitive base salary + bonus
  • They’re willing to be flexible with WFH
  • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
  • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner