Senior Low Latency C++ developer (Hong Kong / Shanghai)

  • Competitive Salary and Bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eclipse Trading
  • 23 Sep 16

The Gateway team is responsible for the firm's exchange market data and order execution. Our ability to process information completely and correctly with extremely low latency is critical to the success of our trading. We have one of the fastest software stacks in Asia. The successful candidate will be a Senior member of the team responsible for developing market links for our in-house developed trading systems.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design and development of our exchange connectivity software on Linux using C++
  • Provide leadership in low-latency design and implementation across IT
  • Provide technical guidance throughout IT in design and code reviews
  • Engage with traders and quants on a regular basis to gather system requirements
  • Provide Tier 3 support as needed

What you offer

  • University degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • 5+ years of C++ server-side development on Linux
  • Experience with direct exchange connectivity (either market data or execution)
  • Experience with Australia, China or Hong Kong exchanges a plus
  • Expertise in designing multi-threaded and network socket software
  • Extensive experience with low latency programming techniques or Linux kernel development
  • Strong communication in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of written Chinese or spoken Mandarin a plus


What we offer

  • A diverse, multinational company with a young, informal atmosphere
  • A dynamic work environment where the focus is on getting things done efficiently instead of working long hours every day
  • A flat management structure, where everyone’s voice is valued
  • A hands-on experience in the most exciting part of the financial industry
  • An attractive benefits package where your contribution will be rewarded handsomely in line with our performance-based remuneration

If you want to work in a fast paced and proactive working environment, allowing you to be highly visible and rewarded on your results, then joining us will be a positive change in your career.

Please send us your resume (in PDF or MS Word format) and your cover letter, including your availability, previous and expected salary by submitting via the link below:

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