Sr. C++ Low Latency Trading Systems Developer

C++, low latency, trading systems, high volume, tcp/ip, Coverity or valgring or helgrind, continuous integration tools
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

A Top Financial Firm in Manhattan is seeking a Full-Time, permanent, employee for a Senior C++ Developer to join a team responsible for systems development in a high throughput, low latency trading environment. The Senior Developer will have experience in all phases of software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering, to design, coding, unit testing, debugging and supporting in production.

This position requires technical proficiency/problem solving as well as an eager attitude, professionalism and solid communication skills.

The successful candidate will play a key role in building low-latency, high capacity and error-free multi asset routing applications, matching engines or back end software systems to continue to maintain a leading position in low latency trading. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable in multi-threading, relational database systems, C/C++ and associated debuggers. Strong written and oral communication as the applicant will frequently be interacting with the business and sales teams to achieve strategic business goals.


  • Analyze requirements and propose technical solutions in delivering projects within expected parameters of cost, time and quality

  • Work with project managers to compile a work breakdown structure of tasks for a given deliverable and provide realistic estimates for completing the assignment

  • Develop and unit test all functions created or modified according to software development best practices

  • Collaborate with other Developers and QA Engineers to execute full cycle integration, functional and regression testing. Own and resolve all priority defects identified within the developer s codebase in a timely fashion

  • Promote software changes across all environments, safely and responsibly, through to Live Production

  • Promote software changes across all environments, safely and responsibly, through to Live Production

  • Participate in team exercises to identify and implement areas for continuous improvement


Knowledge and Experience

  • 2+ years hands on experience in C/C++ programming language on Linux

  • Experience with C++ unit testing frameworks and continuous integration (CI) tools

  • Experience with code analysis and coverage tools like Coverity, Valgrind/Helgrind, gcov/lcov

  • Minimum 1+ years hands on scripting experience

  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and Multicast network protocols

  • Strong multithreading and performance-oriented programming skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Posted By

Marla Liebel

6 East 39th St., Suite 1102 New York, NY, 10016

Dice Id : emtekny
Position Id : 6069160
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