• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 26 Apr 18

VP – Senior C++ Platform Developer - Smart Order Router #110943

We Offer
We are looking for hands-on developer to work with a group of highly technical professionals to enhance the Smart Order Router platform, a low latency global multi-asset framework, designed for best-execution performance, to minimize latency arbitrage and control trading costs.

You will design, develop, test, implement, improve and maintain a large scale algorithmic trading platform using industry standard messaging products, C++11/14 and other advanced libraries, Financial Information Exchange (FIX) protocol and binary protocols on the Linux/Unix platform.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop software components for the Smart Order Router platform. Extend and enhance existing software components for the Smart Order Router platform.
  • Develop expert-level C++ code optimized for low latency requirements, large volume and process scale, while preserving stability and robustness of the platform
  • Develop tools and scripts as needed to support and extend operational stability for the platform
  • Develop tools as needed for DevOps integration of the platform
  • Develop and run unit, performance and load test tools and test cases for the platform, to validate changes and fine-tune performance
  • Peer-review and analyze code to validate changes against requirements and for adverse impact
  • Work with the business desk to clarify requirements and translate into appropriate system design
  • Work with QA engineers to validate test cases and results
  • Work with Release managers to document and deliver platform updates
  • Work with Production Support and Infrastructure engineers to maintain a stable production environment and troubleshoot issues when they arise
  • Take responsibility and work independently in a high-pressure, time-critical environment.


You Offer
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related
  • Expert-level C++/11/14 programming
  • Experience with Boost library and STL
  • Experience in low latency process optimization, network, messaging, multi-threading and template meta-programming
  • Experience of large-scale software development with focus on stability and supportability
  • A passion for programing in a demanding & dynamic environment

Additional Qualifications:
  • Understanding of US equity markets
  • Knowledge of algorithmic trading
  • Knowledge of exchange protocols

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