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C++ Software Developer 3-6 yrs' exp. - Quant Trading

Location:
City of London, London
Salary:
Negotiable
Job Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
30 days ago
Expiry Date:
28/07/2024
Job Ref:
C++Dev-494-2024_1718258292
Start Date:
13/06/2024
Contact:
Craig Pearman
Contact Email:
craig.pearman@xcede.com
Specialism:
Software Engineering & Architecture

My client is a rapidly expanding innovative multi-strategy Hedge Fund based in Central London (Hybrid Model 2 days WFH).

  • This is a terrific opportunity for gifted Software Engineers to enter the Hedge Fund sector (no prev. FinMkts' exp. required) and work across the Core Trading & Risk systems during the 1st 18-24 months of your tenure covering Algo Execution layer, Market Data, ULL Market Connectivity, Order Book, Risk and Analytics and more.
  • You'll be mentored by seasoned industry experts Software Development, Application Architecture, Quant and Trading talent within this truly colloborative environment.
  • You will receive formal training in Financial Products, Market Microstructures, and latest developments in C++.

Focus of the role
  • Write low latency, high throughput C++ code
  • Implement mission critical trading infrastructure
  • Work with Portfolio Managers, Traders and Quantitative Research to implement new and advance exsiting trading and risk systems
Experience and Academics required
  • 1st class Bachelor's / Master's in Computer Science / Software Engineering or similar
  • A 3-6 years' experience writing high performance C++
  • Modern C++ knowledge (C++17/20, etc)
  • C++ template meta programming knowledge
  • Experience with Python, plus high performance languages such as C#, Rust, Go beneficial
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of network programming and distributed computing
  • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux fundamentals
  • Strong understanding of advanced data structures and algorithms
  • Finance experience not essential

RTW requirements

  • Hold valid UK RTW this includes holding Skiled Worker, Tier-2, Global Talent, or hold EU Citizenship (relocation will be provided) and have 1st class equivalent academics from a recgnised Top 50 University

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