Sr. C++ Developer Trading Systems

C++ Trading Systems Developer
We are currently looking for a highly motivated C++ Trading Systems Developer with demonstrated experience in designing, developing and delivering core production software solutions in a mission critical
trading systems environment.

Major responsibilities include:
  • Assessing business and systems requirements and developing functional specifications
  • Designing and developing high quality, high performance trading systems software written in C++
to meet deliverable timelines and requirements
  • Adhering to our software development life cycle process/methodology
  • Building business level subject matter expertise in trading systems functionality and processing.
  • Provide second level support for production on an ad hoc basis when necessary

  • Full software development life cycle experience in a mission critical trading systems environment a must… Options, Equities, Futures, etc.
  • Must possess excellent software design skills and knowledge of advanced data structures
  • Must have exceptionally strong C++ knowledge and debugging skills in a Linux environment
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts a must
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP multicast and socket programming required
  • Knowledge of the BOOST libraries and STL required
  • Must have experience in developing real-time applications in a distributed processing architecture
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of the logical business domain in Options or Equities trading systems a big plus
  • Experience coding interface solutions for FIX, OPRA, CTA or UTP a big plus
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Shell, and Perl a plus

Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT/Computer Science
  • 7+ years of experience in C++ development
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in delivering software solutions in a trading systems environment for an Exchange or a Wall Street firm

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