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Software Engineer – High Performance Market Data

Tech-Driven Global Investment Manager


Posted 1 Mth Ago


My client is a leading quant and systematic hedge fund, leveraging their deep knowledge of trading, technology and operations to deliver high-quality, uncorrelated returns. Seeking a Software Developer with C/C++ experience to join the team in London.

Your main responsibility is to create, implement and test front-to-back trading infrastructure for global frameworks for algorithmic trading, real-time risk management, market connectivity, trade reporting and trade surveillance. To do this, you’ll collaborate closely with quant researchers and other technologist to ensure consistency and maximize re-use of software globally.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment, capable of delivering high quality work in collaboration with colleagues across the globe.


  • 3+ years’ C/C++ development experience on Linux
  • 3+ years’ understanding of code optimization and high performing applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related subject


  • Experience with order management, exchange connectivity or market data handling for Equities, FX or fixed income products
  • Advanced degree in Mathematics or Computer Engineering (MSc)
  • Python, SQL and/or scripting experience
  • Interest in automated trading systems. Knowledge of trading, settlement and/or market interfaces considered


  • Great opportunity to be part of a tech-driven environment with close collaboration between desks
  • Market-leading compensation + generous benefits
  • Relaxed, friendly culture, with a regular socials