C++ HFT Developer

  • 80,000-160,000 plus bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Represent Talent
  • 16 Feb 18 2018-02-16

A leading proprietary trading firm are looking to add an exceptional C++ developer to their growing team in London.

KEY SKILLS: C++, Linux, Algorithms, Quant Developer, Strategy, Strategies, Low Latency, High Frequency, HFT, Options, Warrants, Delta 1, Market Making, Prop Trading, Proprietary Trading, Pricing, FPGA, CPU, GPU, Multi-cast, Kernel Bypass,

Job Summary

A leading proprietary trading firm are looking to add an exceptional C++ developer to their growing team in London. The firm are at the forefront of electronic trading, generating large profits year after year by constantly innovating and incorporating the latest technology. The firm hires only the sharpest minds and wants employees who want to be continually challenged by problems in Computer Science and Maths, and help to solve the problems that take the firm forward.

The firm welcomes employees who come from a variety of backgrounds, be that trading development, research labs, start-ups, leading universities or tech firms, but the one thing that unites them is a dedication to cutting edge development. They can offer extensive in-house MBA level financial education to teach employees the business knowledge required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design and development of the firm's ultra low latency trading platform
  • Researching and implementing new technologies to improve the platform
  • Trading Strategy development and monitoring
  • Market data access development
  • Data analysis
  • Risk management

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong knowledge of C++ in Linux environment
  • Object Orientated programming and multi-threading knowledge
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Exposure with low latency technologies is a plus
  • Analytical mindset, someone who enjoys problem solving
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree from a top tier university
  • Experience with Multicast, kernel bypass, FPGAs is a plus but not necessary
  • Prior financial experience not necessary