Our client is a leading proprietary trading firm that utilises technology to trade on all markets around the globe. Its Sydney office is its APAC hub and home to a medium size development team that is expanding due to increased potential and realised trading opportunities.

The Development team is split into 4 main streams of work and operates in a highly agile and extremely empowering framework. It is one of the most technical advanced software engineering teams in APAC as they analyse, build, execute and create robust elegant solutions to capture trading wins. This is an environment where speed is king and high quality is rewarded.

The main trading and connectivity systems are built with Java and C++, with components of FPGA and Hadoop to lift the loads and reduce latencies. You will be empowered to work in an extremely collaborative environment where ideas are shared, nourished and enhanced. You will quickly be given responsibility and authority to drive changes with your development as you operate with no red tape to slow you down.


  • Complex, Multi-threaded Development Experience (C++ or Java).
  • Lean Development approach to create swift, scalable solutions.(S.O.L.I.D.)
  • Intimate understanding of OO Principles / Design patterns.
  • Passion for Technology and Engineering Best Practice.
  • Low level Engineering understanding.
  • Experinece with Algorithms - Creating and Implementing 
  • Interest in applying your skills to Trading Problems.
  • Previous Algo-Trading Experience (Desirable – NOT Mandatory)

This role is suited to developers with very low level software engineering knowledge and skills and experience in Low Latency, High Volume technical environments - Trading Systems experience ideal but not mandatory.

For Overseas candidates : The role offers a generous sponsorship and relocation package that ensures you (and family) will be comfortable to start in Sydney with a clear mind and some of the worlds safest and best beaches on your doorstep. 

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