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C++ Trading Systems Engineer

Sophisticated Prop Trading Firm

London

Posted 2 Wks Ago

Summary 

High-frequency prop trading firm with offices worldwide are looking to expand their in-house trading team with a talented software developer well-versed in modern C++.

Enjoying high levels of autonomy, the successful candidate will design, develop and implement a low-latency, high-frequency trading platform. You will also contribute to the development and optimization of large-scale parallel computation problems involving large amounts of shared data, and improve performance by optimizing the efficiency of machine learning-based algorithms.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and possess exceptional communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

***Interviews will be remote; ideally start dates will be in-house, but they’re flexible.***

Requirements

  • 5+ years of practical experience in C++ and 3 years with Python
  • Professional experience of C++ 11/14/17
  • Strong proficiency with data structures, algorithms, and OOP
  • Sound experience using other programming languages, such as Java
  • Solid working knowledge of Linux and SQL
  • Self-starter, with a passion for innovation and building systems from scratch

Benefits

  • Competitive salary + bonuses
  • They’re willing to be flexible with WFH
  • Benefits including medical insurance and gym membership
  • Collaborative and friendly environment with smart, highly engaged colleagues
  • Relaxed, dress-down office culture, with breakfast, lunch and snacks provided

Salary: up to £150k + bonus