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Guru Level C++ Developer - Low Latency HFT Systems

Date: 13 Feb 2013
Location: United States, New York
Salary: 120,000 - 150,000$ per Annum
Guru Level C++ Developer - Low Latency HFT Systems
Boutique Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund - New York NY - Equity Options
Circa $120,000 up to $150,000 + 100% bonus potential


Skills: MSc/PhD Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics etc from top tier university, exceptional C++ programming skills - C-tricks and innovative coding techniques, knowledge of Java a major plus, low latency, multi-threading, networking, debugging, optimization, passion for finance (candidates need not have finance experience), equity, options, data infrastructure


A fast growing boutique hedge fund based in New York is now looking for a superstar C++ Developer to join their close-knit group of ivy-league programmers in building an innovative and highly complex in-house High Frequency Trading platform via low latency production code. In the long-term the successful MSc/PhD C++ Developer will take shared responsibility of developing and maintaining software applications for research, trading and operations across the Equity Options business, with realistic opportunities to build their own development teams very quickly. The firm have acknowledged that the successful candidate need not have any finance experience as they are principally looking for 'Superstar' C++ programming skills and clever coding techniques that allude to a real passion for technology.


Guru Computer Science/Electrical Engineering C++ Developer - Low Latency HFT Systems, Boutique Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund - New York NY - Equity Options will require the following skill-set;


- MSc/PhD top tier academic background - Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or similar discipline


- C++ programming - coding tricks and techniques


- Secondary programming in Java an scripting a plus - Python, Perl, Shell scripts


- Low latency & Multi-threading, Networking, Debugging, Optimization, TDD


- Equity, Options, Futures, FX


- Solid Communication to integrate with the business


Responsibilities Guru Computer Science/Electrical Engineering C++ Developer - Low Latency HFT Systems, Boutique Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund - New York NY - Equity Options;


- Build innovative and highly complex in-house High Frequency Trading platform for Equity Options business


- Incorporate low latency production code


- Share responsibility in developing and maintaining software applications for research, trading and operations


- Liaise with traders, quants, researchers and other key members of the business


- Report to Team Lead/CTO


This is a very exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing hedge fund with a real passion for technology. As stated, candidates need not have finance experience but rather the attention to detail in order to design the fastest code on Wall Street. Compensation is extremely competitive and there is huge potential to earn up to %100 bonus potential and more.


To apply for this position please contact apply.a33hoivri2@selbyjennings.aptrack.co.uk or call 212 209 7310


Key Skills: MSc/PhD Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics etc from top tier university, exceptional C++ programming skills - C-tricks and innovative coding techniques, knowledge of Java a major plus, low latency, multi-threading, networking, debugging, optimization, passion for finance (candidates need not have finance experience), equity, options, data infrastructure
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