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C++ Developer - Hedge Fund - London, United Kingdom,



Small team working on a proprietary execution management system for a well-respected hedge fund. Servicing a spectrum of end users - from latency sensitive trading to those requiring a feature rich enterprise solution.

We're looking for strong C++ developers with a background in robust, well tested projects on Linux, who have experience working within a hedge fund/asset management environment. A low latency background is a positive but not essential - we're looking for good software engineers with an interest in best practices, and a passion for technology and open source. Exposure to messaging middleware and databases is also a benefit.

The developer will work closely with traders and developers in the UK and US.


·Developing core trading components within the EMS

·Contributing to quality control and automated testing

·Working autonomously, while presenting ideas and building consensus within the team

·Interfacing with new trading venues via FIX and binary protocols

·Developing client interfaces and auxiliary libraries for trading, market data, analytics and security data

·Building low latency systems to support the regulatory and compliance requirements

·Providing 2nd tier support for the production environment during trading hours


·Strong academic background with a Bachelor or Master degree in a hard science (with a preference for computer science)

·4 years development experience in C+ and Boost on Linux

·Good problem solving skills and attention to detail

·Ability and interest to work in a team environment

·Needs to be flexible and able to adapt to new requirements and priorities

·Preferred Experience:

o2 years in low-latency or high performance projects dealing with multi-threaded code