C++ Developer - Real-Time – Financial Exchange Trading System

techstack Recruitment
London (Greater)
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
C++ Developer - Real-Time – Financial Exchange Trading System

3-5 years experience

Summary: This person will be responsible for developing C++ software for a real-time exchange trading system. This involves participating in the full software development lifecycle, delivering high quality, robust code into production on a frequent basis.


* Primarily work on C++ systems which support real-time trading operations. Occasionally, or on a project basis, work on Python batch and web systems to support trading operations

* Design, engineer, and test highly reliable services to support trading operations.

* Produce work on schedule and in compliance with established standards for quality, reusability, and ease of maintenance.

* Provide operational support for trading systems

* Meet regularly with team members and management to discuss project progress and operational correctness/efficiency.

* Collaborate with others to deliver complex projects which may involve multiple systems and/or other developers both in London and the United States.

* Perform basic system administration tasks


* Strong programming skills in C++, with a basic but broad knowledge of algorithms and data structures.

* Basic knowledge of open source software.

* Use of open source software in a commercial environment.

* Basic familiarity with Linux, SQL and knowledge of administration basic Linux system tasks.

* Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.

* Preferred: Experience in one or more relevant financial areas (market data, order management, algorithmic trading, financial systems integration, compliance, etc.)

The client is a Global Lead in tradeable products and services. They are committed to developing innovative products, delivering unparalleled service and offering cutting-edge trading technology. A career with them means the chance to work for the industry leader and have a direct impact on their continued success in the marketplace. The industry and technology professionals that make up their team are focused on keeping innovation and competition alive in the securities markets. They capitalize on our mix of seasoned and new talent to solve problems and bring solutions.


They offer one of the most exciting places to work in London with an opportunity to take on the established exchange sector with leading-edge technology. They have a casual dress code and lunch is catered for every day at no cost to their employees. Their compensation programme, made up of salary and bonus, is highly competitive. In addition, the company offers a retirement plan with matching contributions, a group health plan, gym membership and life insurance

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