My client is a Tier 1 global US investment bank at the forefront of the Equities electronic trading space. On the firm's niche proprietary trading desk they have a specialist team working on an algorithmic based listed Equities trading platform that enables traders and developers to price, trade and hedge listed options based on volatility. In order to maintain their reputation within the space, the firm are seeking an exceptional C++ middleware/infrastructure developer to join the team, working on developing the firms state of the art trading platform. The ideal candidate will come from an excellent academic background in Computer Science (or related degree), and will have exceptional C++ skills. They will need to have exceptional multithreading knowledge, as well as low level programming abilities with experience with networks, sockets, TCP/IP etc. The firm is particularly interested in candidates with Middleware experience, and 29 WEST LBM, Multi-casting and Kernel bypass knowledge. The candidate will work on building a low latency, multithreaded, high frequency trading platform for proprietary Equity Trading, as well as working on co-location with leading exchanges for connectivity, in order to program custom multicast feed handlers to build the full market depth book and deliver it to the strategy.
Compensation will be strong, with a the bonus pool reflecting the status of the Front Office proprietary team.
Skill set for C++ Equities Electronic Trading Middleware Infrastructure Developer (Multi-cast/ 29West LBM / Kernel Bypass);
• C++ development skills
• Strong knowledge of multithreading
• Experience with networks and sockets (TCP/IP, UDP)
• Experience with STL
• Excellent academic background in Computer Science or related degree.
• Knowledge of 29 West LBM, Multi-cast or Kernel bypass is highly advantageous
Responsibilities for C++ Equities Electronic Trading Middleware Infrastructure Developer (Multi-cast/ 29West LBM / Kernel Bypass);
• Build a low latency, multithreaded, high frequency framework and infrastructure for proprietary Equity Trading.
• Development of an equities and options pricing and trading platform that enables traders and developers to price, trade and hedge.
• Liase with the traders/Quants and senior management to understand implement their ideas regarding the trading system
This an opportunity to join a specialist front office proprietary trading desks within an industry leading Tier1 US global investment bank, and the team is seeking an exceptional technologist to come in and bring excellent development expertise. The team is niche and small in size, and they openly encourage the collaboration of ideas in order to enable the greatest success and profitability. New developers will be expected to hit the ground running and contribute from day one. Compensation will be extremely strong and will come from a Front office proprietary bonus pool.
KEY SKILLS: C++, Linux, STL, Multi-threading, low latency, Java, C++, Equities, Options, trading, strategy, developer, technology, developer, TCP/IP, UDP, Multi-cast, 29 West LBM, Kernel Bypass
If you are interested in this role please apply to email@example.com or call 212-209-7310 to discuss it further.