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C++ Software Engineer | Chicago/NYC

Global Quant Firm

Chicago / New York

Posted 3 Mths Ago

Salary: up to $300k + bonus



Leading HFT fund looking for a talented C++ Software Engineer to join the Core Development team, a global group of technologists responsible for architecting, building and maintaining the algorithmic trading platform.

In this role, you’ll focus on C++ functionality and be tasked with creating and optimising scalable, multi-tiered applications and infrastructure.

Technology is prized by the traders as crucial to their continued success. Unique in their field, this global firm combines the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player.

This role would suit someone who is able to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment.


  • Minimum 2 years’ C++ programming experience in a Linux environment
  • Solid understanding of computer systems – operating systems, networks, performance optimization, etc.
  • Deep-level knowledge of object oriented design and multithreaded programming
  • Experience in creating/supporting cross-platform multithreaded applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or related field)

NB Please dont apply if you are a fresh graduate.


  • Competitive base salary & bonus
  • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
  • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner