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Senior C++ engineer, High Frequency Trading Firm

Senior C++ engineer, High Frequency Trading Firm

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  • Permanent
  • New York

A prominent medium sized hedge fund based in New York, is seeking a highly skilled C++ engineer to join their Front office trading technology team. There are a number of Greenfield project in the pipeline, so a very exciting time to help shape the business and its proprietary systems. You will also be working in a small dynamic team, giving you control around architecture, design and implementation. Total compensation packages ranging from $350,000 – $600,000.


  • Design, develop, and maintain high-performance trading systems using C++.
  • Utilize modern C++ OOP techniques to design components of trading systems.
  • Develop and maintain execution engines, ensuring efficient and reliable order execution.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to deployment.
  • Conduct code reviews and provide technical guidance to junior team members.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in software development using C++.
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming.
  • Solid knowledge of low-latency trading systems and high-performance computing.
  • Familiarity with distributed systems, multi-threading, and network programming.
  • Experience working in the financial industry, preferably with trading systems or hedge funds.
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities.

Why apply:

  • Work with a highly skilled team of professionals in a collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment.
  • Gain exposure to cutting-edge technologies and trading strategies.
  • Contribute to the development of complex, high-performance systems used in live trading.
  • Lucrative compensation package with performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and more.
  • Convenient location in the heart of New York City with easy access to transportation.

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