Sr C++ Developer with top tier hedge fund
- New York, NY, USA New York NY US
- Permanent, Full time
- GMS Advisors
- 22 May 18 2018-05-22
Our client is a top tier hedge fund. They are seeking a Sr C++ Developer to join their high-frequency prop trading team.
Our client, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm. Seeking experienced C++ software developers for our Core Engineering team who are excited to design in-house trading systems that are robust, resilient, and extremely fast. These systems enable us to execute algorithmic trading strategies based on patterns in market behavior. By building and maintaining this high-performance infrastructure, our developers have helped to position the firm as a leader in the field of quantitative trading.
The C++ will be responsible for:
§ Designing and implementing a high-frequency trading platform, which includes collecting quotes and trades from and disseminating orders to exchanges around the world
§ Optimizing this platform by using network and systems programming, as well as other advanced techniques to minimize latency
§ Developing systems that provide easy access to historical market data and trading simulations
§ Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
§ Building risk-management and performance-tracking tools
§ Shaping the future of the Core Engineering team through regular interviewing and occasional campus recruiting trips
The ideal candidate will have:
§ A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming in C++
§ Brilliant problem-solving abilities
§ A degree in computer science
§ The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
§ Strong communication skills in English
§ Working knowledge of Linux
§ Knowledge of any other development language, including Java, Python, or Perl and shell scripts (a plus)
Financial experience is not required.