C++ Developer - Financial Services

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

Less than 5 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

$90K - $150K
Posted on 10/13/17 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
New York, NY
Less than 5 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
$90K - $150K
Posted on 10/13/17 Radhika Arora

Our client is one of the world’s leading quantitativetrading firms, currently looking to add a talented C++ Developer to their core engineering team. You will join a team designing cutting-edge in-house systems that are resilient and high-performance, ensuring an optimal algorithmic trading strategy. This role is based in New York.

Enjoy a beautiful downtown office, working for a firm that places emphasis on quality of life. You will benefit from:

  • A competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • A 401(k) with company matching
  • And more, including free tickets and in-office events

As a software developer, your responsibilities include:

  • Developing a high-frequency trading platform
  • Optimizing the platform and minimizing latency in both processing and network load
  • Developing analytical system to track market history and trends
  • Building performance management tools
  • Building risk management tools


  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming in C++
  • A strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of any other development language, including Python, Java, or Perl and shell scripts is an advantage

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