Senior Developer / Engineer Core Trading Technology

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

Less than 5 years experience  •  Financial Services

$200K - $225K
Posted on 10/07/17 by Howard Ross
Confidential Company
New York, NY
Less than 5 years experience
Financial Services
$200K - $225K
Posted on 10/07/17 Howard Ross

Senior Developer/Engineer Core Trading Technology


Seeking an experienced Developer and an experienced Engineer for support of an ultra-low latency (ULL) trading platform which is both an algorithmic trading container, market data provider and order execution service to FX, Commodities, Rates, Credit and Equities businesses.


Position Description:

·        The team is seeking senior level highly skilled C++ technicians to work on ULL build-outs of market data and book building solutions.

Responsibilities include:

·        Coding and analysis tasks relating to ULL feed / order handlers, publishers and the framework, for several high-profile releases a year

·        Taking end-to-end responsibility for particular tasks from analyzing detailed requirements with the business to design and implementation.

·        Working as an integral part of small distributed team (~10) of focused engineers. Good communication skills to work effectively with team members in NY, London and Moscow.

·        Extra diligence on code quality and performance, from basics like unit testing to comprehensive performance optimization and hardware tuning.

·        Ability and readiness to take non-dev work when required: requirements analysis, deployment automation, testing automation, etc.

Technical Skills:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience as C++ developer
  • Expertise in C++ 11 knowledge desired
  • Advanced knowledge of multi-threading in Linux, shell, ssh, etc
  • Strong knowledge of networking – TCP/UDP, multicast, latency optimization
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledgeable in market data and order entry protocols: FIX, ITCH
  • Knowledgeable on network protocols e.g. multicast
  • Knowledge of a middleware messaging platform desired, e.g. LBM
  • Knowledge of low-latency programming
  • Knowledge of market data / order entry a plus
  • Knowledge of Equity, Rates or FX products is a plus
  • Experience in algorithmic trading applications is a plus


·                    B.Sc. in a technical field


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