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High Performance Quant Developer

Anson McCade
London, United Kingdom
£100k - £200k
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022

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Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a member of a front office sitting, collaborative team you will develop and maintain critical high performance trading engines and supporting infrastructure. Work side-by-side with quant researchers and traders, assisting in implementation of trading strategies and research projects.

  • Assist quantitative researchers with technical aspects of trading strategies and signals, as well as other R&D work
  • Contribute to strategic design and roadmap for high performance trading infrastructure
  • Drive cross-team initiatives, including comprehensive latency monitoring, new markets and products rollouts, and others

Ideal Candidate:
  • 2+ years strong programming experience under Linux, in C++
  • 2+ years' experience working on high performance mission critical systems
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject; Masters or higher a plus
  • Ability to debug complex issues under Linux (memory corruption & leaks, buffer overflows, etc)
  • Basic statistics; advanced quantitative skills a plus, but not required
  • Familiarity with basics of listed capital markets and market microstructure (esp. equities and futures); advanced understanding a strong plus
  • Modern OO design and software engineering paradigms, especially rapid prototyping and fast iterative release cycle (RAD)
  • Experience working in trading floor environment, implementing fully automated trading strategies
  • A team player with good communication skills and a preference for compromise

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