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C++ Software Engineer – Equities Derivatives

Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund


Posted 1 Mth Ago


Fantastic chance for a C++ Engineer with substantial server-side coding experience to join one of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds.

Joining a talented team of other engineers, QA and production support, you’ll be designing and developing an equity derivatives pricing & risk system for the PMs, Middle Office and Risk Managers. The work will be a mix of software development, web app development, and testing code via approved frameworks while facing off to the business and understanding their needs.

The successful candidate will likely come from a financial firm and be able to communicate well with PMs / traders / Risk Managers whilst also being a strong enough technologist to implement ideas.

Skills and Experience Required

  • 5-10 years’ C++ (& ideally good Java skills), with substantial experience of server-side coding
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux and agile/scrum development methodologies
  • Experience with middleware messaging platforms
  • Deep understanding of concurrent, multi-threaded application environments & OO design, design patterns, unit & integration testing
  • 5+ years of front office finance experience
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science (CIS), Mathematics or Physics from a top-tier university


  • General market knowledge of equity derivatives
  • Experience developing real-time pricing/risk applications (any asset classes)

Benefits & Incentives

  • Strong salary + bonuses
  • High-impact role
  • Collaborative & innovative culture
  • Generous benefits package, including private medical care for close family, 25 days’ holiday, etc.