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C++ Software Developer – Singapore

Sophisticated Prop Trading Firm


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This is a top trading team at a leading prop trading firm, looking for a C++ Software Developer.

Working in one of our in-house trading teams, you’ll design, develop and implement efficient code for various components of the team’s low latency, high throughput production trading and research system.


  • Designing and implementing a low latency high-frequency trading platform, which includes collecting quotes and trades from and disseminating orders to exchanges around the world
  • Assisting in the development of a tick by tick backtesting research platform
  • Assisting in development and optimizing large-scale parallel computation problems that requires large quantities of data shared across resources
  • Optimizing the computational efficiency of existing machine learning-based algorithms to drive higher performance and faster learning rates
  • Developing systems, interfaces and tools to historical market data and trading simulations that increase research productivity
  • Creating tools to analyze data and generate insights on which research decisions are based


  • At least 5 years of practical experience with C++ and 1-2 years of meaningful experience with Python
  • A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming
  • Good experience with other programming languages such as Java
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux, and some SQL knowledge
  • Brilliant detail-oriented problem-solving abilities
  • Passion for innovation and building systems from the ground up
  • A self-starter attitude with the ability to work independently and own problems
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills in English for business purposes

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonuses
  • 6 weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Relaxed, informal working environment
  • International medical insurance
  • Free gym membership
  • For employees ineligible to participate in the CPF, the cash equivalent of the employer’s CPF contribution
  • Free events and workshops
  • Donation matching program