Senior C++ Developer – APAC Prop Trading Firm – Hong Kong Senior C++ Developer – APAC Prop Trading Firm –  …

Westbury Partners
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 19
Generous Prop Trading Salary
Westbury Partners
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 19
Generous Prop Trading Salary
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Strong, stable and high performing for over a decade across Asia PAC, our client is a leader amongst boutique Prop Trading Firms with. Working in an informal yet rewarding environment, Technology is key to its accomplishments and the team is central to the firms exchange market data and order execution solutions.


  • Market leading Boutique development team in APAC Prop Trading Firm
  • Large established team of highly capable resources
  • Collaborative culture with phenomenal financial reward



Our client is a leading boutique prop trading organisation that uses technology as the key to its success, gaining an advantage in a time-competitive market, they are a well-established, multinational player with the core business in Asia PAC and offices across several financial hubs, globally.  



The order execution and provision of exchange market data are crucial elements and responsibilities for the collaborative trading and exchange connectivity team. Their ability to process complete information correctly with ultra low latency/ high performance systems will continue to be critical to the success of all trading. In the Asia market, the team has one of the fastest software stacks and the successful individual will be imperative in maintaining the success, development and market links for the trading system developed in-house.



This opportunity is for an individual experienced in Server Side C++, to design and develop exchange connectivity and algo trading software on Linux. The ideal person would provide leadership across high performance, low latency design and implementation across IT. Providing Technical guidance on a day to day basis, throughout IT in code and design reviews will be a substantial component as will engaging with traders and quants to gather system needs. There will also be the chance to hire junior developers into the team to both mentor and manage as and when necessary.



  • A degree and/ or Masters in Computer Science or similarly related areas
  • Leadership skills within projects and teams
  • Ideally over 5 years’ of experience C++ server-side development on Linux
  • Experience with either market data or execution with Direct Exchange Connectivity
  • Experience with within Asia PAC would be a plus
  • Expertise in the design of multi-threaded and network socket software
  • Widespread experience within ultra-low latency or low latency programming techniques or development of Linux kernel
  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken in English


This role would be suited for people coming from a Senior Developer Role either presently or previously in Asia PAC, especially within Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore or China. Working within C++, JAVA and high performance/ low latency based systems. Current experience within exchanges would be an advantage and provide a challenging step in your career.



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