Job - C++ Low Latency Trading System Developer

Top tier electronic trading firm seeks exceptional C++ developer to participate in the architecture and development of the next generation of trading applications.

We are a leading electronic trading firm who develop and employ innovative technology, trading strategies and risk management systems to provide a flexible and scalable trading platform. We maintain a completely open internal environment with no barriers between traders, developers and Quants. We also believe work should be fun and create an environment to include that. Our technology is a draw for top developers, who are compensated on the same scale as traders.

Key Responsibilities:
• Implementing domain-optimized data structures
• Learn and internalize the theories behind current trading system.
• Participate in the design, architecture and implementation of automated options trading systems.
• Take ownership of system from design through implementation.

Key Skills:
• Expert in C++;
• Familiarity with Linux environments; Windows a plus
• Strong knowledge of scripting languages a plus (especially Python)
• High level knowledge & competencies in one or more of the following areas:
• TCP stack optimization
• multi-core 1 machine parallelism
• low level performance / cache optimization / profiling

Key Attributes:
• Analytical Mindset
• Consistently improving skill set and knowledge base
• Iterative development style
• Efficient communicator
• Ability to manage numerous software development priorities with ease
• Ability to relate/communicate effectively to all levels of associates - management, developers, traders, and operations
• Heavy attention to detail (fastidious); broad picture view as well
• Excellent interpersonal skills and desire to work as part of a hands-on, performance-driven team

Job Requirements:
• Exceptional developer with 3 – 6+ years experience
• BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or similar technical field
• Trading or Investing Firm Experience a plus

Location New York City or Chicago location
Salary 200-350K package

Send resume to or contact Frank Fontana at 212-244-4220 ext 107 for detail.

  • Resumes presented are never submitted to a client company unless the candidate authorizes the submission of the resume and agrees to become a candidate for the position.

  • After your resume is submitted to the company you will be assisted in every way possible throughout the recruiting process, including preparation for the telephone and personal interview, gathering references, evaluating offers, and managing the negotiations.

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