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C++ Software Developer

C++ Software Developer

We are seeking a C++ Software Developer to support a state-of the art, real-time automated trading system. In addition to possessing excellent analytical and technical skills, the successful C++ Software Developer will be a creative problem solver, a clear communicator, and a strong team player.


– Work under general direction from senior management.
– Collaborate closely with financial engineering and trading colleagues to understand functional objectives and requirements.
– Design/implement complex real-time trading system.
– Provide production system support, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis.


– A minimum of 3 to 5 years of large-scale C++ development experience.
– A degree in computer science or a related field.
– Strong C++ and object-oriented design skills; familiarity with modern C++ (C++11/C++14), STL, design patterns and distributed computing, knowledge of network and multi-threaded programming in a Unix environment.
– Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases, including complex queries (joins, unions), triggers, and stored procedures.
– Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Python, Perl, shell).
– Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes.
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing technical documentation, training users in software operations, and interacting positively with upper management.
– Flexible self-starter, able to multi-task and work under pressure.
– Experience with electronic trading systems.

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