Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms, specialising in options market making. Technology is at the core of our business, and our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets. Founded in 2007, we have approximately 100 staff across our three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney and Shanghai.
The Low Latency team is responsible for the firm’s market links and algorithmic trading. Our expertise in market structure coupled with the ability to process information correctly with extremely low latency is critical to the success of our trading. We are one of the top market makers and have one of the fastest software stacks in Asia.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing market links and core components for our in-house developed trading systems.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Develop low latency exchange connectivity libraries for market data and order execution on Linux using C++
- Develop C++ applications providing order and inventory management, distribution of reference data, market data and trades, and other core infrastructure
- Test code thoroughly, including automated testing, and actively participate in code reviews
- Provide leadership in software design and implementation
- Hire, manage and mentor graduates and junior developers
- Engage with traders and quants on a regular basis to gather system requirements
What you offer
- University degree in Computer Science or related field
- Proven experience in mentoring junior developers and managing technical projects
- Strong technical design skills
- 5+ years of high-performance C++ development on Linux (C++11 or later)
- Solid understanding of threading, network socket programming, and/or low-latency programming techniques
- Experience of exchange connectivity and finance desirable but not essential
- Excellent communication in spoken and written English
What we offer
- An exciting opportunity to be trained in the highly competitive low latency electronic trading domain
- A dynamic work environment where the focus is on getting things done efficiently instead of working long hours every day
- A flat management structure, where everyone's voice is valued
- A hands-on experience in the most exciting part of the financial industry
- An attractive benefits package where your contribution will be rewarded handsomely in line with our performance-based remuneration
All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.
Due to the high number of responses that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful applicants.