Senior Low Latency C++ Developer
The Low Latency team is responsible for the firm’s market links and algorithmic trading. Our expertise in market structure coupled with the ability to process information correctly with extremely low latency is critical to the success of our trading.
We are one of the top market makers and have one of the fastest software stacks in Asia.
We are looking for a gifted C++ developer who can join the Hong Kong team. The successful candidate will be a leading member of the team responsible for developing market links and core components for our in-house developed trading systems.
Responsibilities and Duties
Design and development of our market making and trading algorithms, including quoting, hedging, and arbitrage for listed derivatives and delta one products
Develop low latency exchange connectivity libraries for market data and order execution on Linux using C++
Own the relationship with quants and traders on specific desks to define the behaviour of trading algorithms
Test code thoroughly, including automated testing, and actively participate in code reviews
Provide leadership in software design and implementation
Hire, manage, and mentor graduates and junior developers
What you offer
Minimum 6 years’ experience of low latency C++ development on Linux (C++ 11 or later) in exchange connectivity and / or algorithmic trading
Solid understanding of threading, network socket programming, and / or low-latency programming techniques
Proven experience in mentoring junior developers and managing technical projects
Strong technical design skills
Experience with Kafka is a plus
Excellent communication in spoken and written English
University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
What we offer
Attractive benefits package with discretionary bonus
Work / Life balance in a multi-cultural environment
A flat management structure, where everyone's voice is valued
A collaborative work environment with motivated, intelligent and respectful colleagues
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Due to the high number of responses that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful applicants.