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C++ Software Developer
Ref No.: 14-00104
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 08/05/2014
Title: C++ Software Developer

A top tier trading firm seeks software developers for our Core Engineering team to design in-house trading systems that enable clients to execute algorithmic trading strategies based on patterns in market behavior. Our client needs an employee to help shape the future of this industry while working alongside other exceptional programmers to solve some of the most challenging engineering problems in the world. Located in New York City.
Responsibilities
  • 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 infrequent campus recruiting trips
Qualifications
  • A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming in C++
  • Degree in Computer Science
  • Brilliant problem-solving abilities
  • 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)