Lead Ultra Low Latency C++ Developer - Hedge Fund

  • up to 500k total comp
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GMS Advisors
  • 31 Aug 17

Our client is a growing hedge fund and they are building a new Ultra Low Latency Trading Platform from the ground up. They are in search of a Lead C++ Developer to join their growing team.

Lead Ultra Low Latency C++ Developer 

You will be a hands on lead of a team of developers to develop from scratch a new high performance system to facilitate all of the company’s trading, concentrating on OMS and Market Data. You will do hands on development, code reviews, discuss aspects of the code and help diagnose problems for other members of the team. The position entails analyzing, designing, implementing, and testing software in a Linux environment utilizing primarily C++. 


Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent


Job Requirements

The applicant must be able to exhibit skills in some or all of the following for consideration:

·   Strong C++ knowledge (Minimum 5+ yrs experience)

·   Experience developing real-time trading platforms

·   Experience with low-latency

·   Network programming skills, both TCP/IP and UDP 

·   Excellent communication skills

·   Experience in design and code review of C++ code

·   Java experience - a plus

·   Knowledge of SQL

·   Linux shell scripting

·   Experience with Python

·   Strong analytical and problem solving skills