Software Engineer – Algo Trading/ Low latency / Java / C++

Software Engineer – Algo Trading/ Low latency / Java / C++

Leading London-based trading firm has an outstanding opportunity for a Java Developer to join their low latency trading team.

Our client quant prop trading house with performance figures of 22%. They are currently looking to expand their high and intraday trading presence across FX, equities and commodities.

The Java Developer will:

  • Work closely with the Head of Trading and the Quant Team and assist in design and development of new trading algorithms, mainly in Java
  • Help engineer a new greenfield low latency trading platform
  • Work on connectivity to Financial Exchanges
  • Improve/maintain existing strategies
  • Develop utility applications and excel tools to help with trading activities
  • Work with traders, understand requirements for new applications and strategies to develop and also resolve issues if any

This is an opportunity for someone that wants to work with a smart people in a collaborative environment that is solely focused on cross asset trading.

They avoid the bureaucracy of larger organisations, and keep their management structures flat. Decisions are made efficiently; changes are implemented quickly.

It’s a friendly, open place where people are motivated because they enjoy what they’re doing.

Software Developers MUST have:

  • Computer Science or Machine learning BSc or Masters or PhD from a top 40 University Globally
  • Some commercial Java Development experience; we would consider C++ but core coding is Java
  • SQL
  • Good understanding of general programming concepts, diligent coder.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Java developer to join a growing trading business at a time of significant interesting growth within the sector. You will gain massive exposure to High Frequency Trading.

My client is based in the City of London

Java Developer, C++ Developer, Quant, Junior Quant, C++ Java, SQL Matlab, Quant Trader, Quantitative,

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Software Engineer - Algo Trading
City of London, UK