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Low Latency C++ Developer – Global Quant Trading Firm

Principle Partners Sydney, Australia
Posted 6 days ago Permanent Competitive
We are currently working with one of the largest and most reputable quant trading firms globally, who are looking to hire a C++ Developer for one of their high frequency trading teams. The trading strategies this team deploys have a high reliance on state-of-the-art technology and hence they are seeking those with significant low latency and high-performance C++ engineering experience, with kernel bypass expertise being highly preferred.



  • Reporting directly to the trading desk, working closely with traders, researcher, quant developers and core engineers to maintain and enhance their in-house built high frequency trading infrastructure.
  • Work across all spectrums of trading systems including market data, market connectivity, systematic trading strategies and low latency performance tuning.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance.



  • Bachelor holder or above in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • At least 3-5 years of C++ development experience on high performance, low latency and distributed systems.
  • Familiar with performance related C++ libraries e.g. STL, boost etc.
  • High level of command in Linux and Python.
  • Good understanding of low-level programming techniques including system programming, network programming, lock-free, multithreading etc.
  • Kernel bypass experience is highly preferred.
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Principle Partners is an Asian specialist in buy-side executive search with a focus on Asset Management, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Technology Companies, and Wealth Management.

The firm is headquartered in Singapore and covers the Asia Pacific region. 

Client profiles for asset management include international, regional and boutique fund houses and sovereign wealth funds. For private equity, we serve global, pan-Asian, regional and country-specific funds looking to deploy capital in Asia, with strategies including buy-outs, control investments, growth equity, and early stage investments. 

Our hedge fund clients range from start-ups to the largest international funds, with strategies including equity long-short, event-driven, convertible bond arbitrage, Asian/global macro, distressed debt/special situations and high-frequency trading.

We have a strong track record for senior positions placements at the world’s largest asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, private equity, hedge funds, and family offices. We also cover middle and back office roles such as legal, compliance and risk management to support the core front-office investing roles. 

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