Low-Level C++ Expert - Leading Systematic Trading Firm

  • Above market rate
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Jove International
  • 20 May 19

High-impact position in a global leader in systematic high-frequency trading for a seasoned C++ expert. You will join a flat-structured team comprised of some of the most talented computer scientists and mathematicians in London. Deeply challenging technical problems you work on day to day will have a direct and visible impact on the business. If you are tired of being a small cog in an enormous machine, be it within finance, or a multinational tech firm, this is an exceptional opportunity to change this - for someone with the right skill set.

This is the opportunity to work amongst one of the top technology-driven algo trading firms in London. 

As a member of one of their most high-profile teams, you will work alongside fantasically talented peers in an environment geared towards solving the most challenging technical problems at the intersection of finance and technology. 

In a small, flat-structured team, it is easy to see the impact of your work on the business. Aside from the pride this brings to an individual developer, it also ensures you are rewarded in a way that is directly corrolated to your contribution. 

Continuous learning, collaboration, and software engineering excellence are core to the philosophy of the business. 

Prior experience in finance is NOT a requirement.

This is an excellent opportunity for high-performers from the leading multinational technology companies to embrace a new challenge, and gain knowledge in a new domain. 

Or you may come from a small tech start-up, and yearn for the chance to have an impact and grow both technically and professionally in a more well-established business.  

Alternatively, someone already in the world of quant finance to step up into one of the most high-performing teams on the market. 

Technical Requirements - 

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Mathematics (or similar) from a leading institution
  • Significant professional programming experience
  • Knowledge of system optimisation
  • Development of low-latency/high-throughput systems
  • Deep knowledge of C++
  • Linux platform knowledge

Significant advantages -

  • Good knowledge of Python 
  • Strong quantitative aptitude
  • Experience with distributed systems

 

If you'd be interested to find out more, or have any questions/concerns, I would welcome the opportunity to speak. 

 

You can contact me at e.wild@joveinternational.com and we can arrange a convenient time to connect. 

 

I very much look forward to hearing from you.