C++ Low Latency Software Developer

  • GBP130000 - GBP150000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings UK
  • 12 Feb 19

An ideal candidate will have had some experience in a similar trading environment but this is not a pre-requisite as the current team of scientists, staff engineers and trading systems experts typically look at technical talent first and business knowledge second. From a business perspective you will have a lot of exposure to strategy and will also be mandated with improving strategy monitoring and reporting tools as well as compliance and risk verification logic.

Key skills for VP C++ Low Latency Software Developer:

  • 5+ years C/C++ programming experience
  • 5+ years working in a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of STL/Boost a plus
  • Experience with low latency, multithreaded systems desirable
  • Experience with scripting tools such as Python, Bash, Shell scripts
  • Systems design experience
  • Object-oriented design skills. Architect experience a plus
  • Ability to code in R, SAS and/or kdb beneficial
  • Written & verbal communication
  • Minimum of Bachelors in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline

Key responsibilities for VP C++ Low Latency Software Developer:

  • Improve low latency trading engine infrastructure
  • Work collaboratively to improve quantitative strategy development
  • Better strategy monitoring & reporting tools
  • Cover market data feed decoding
  • Backtesting and strategy evaluation infrastructure
  • Compliance & risk verification logic