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C++ Software Engineer - Distributed Systems

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Category: Development
Company Description: Pushing the boundaries in quantitative trading
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Austin, TX
Job Number: 9005

Job Description:

Our client is a quantitative asset management firm founded in 2007 and currently has over 600 employees spread across more than 20 offices in 15 countries. They develop and deploy systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process.  

They are seeking a Software Engineer to work on their Core Technology Engineering team. This team is responsible for building and maintaining the software infrastructure that forms the very heart of our client's alpha factory. The successful candidate will be working on current and next-generation distributed systems that operate upon the production quantitative models that constitute the building blocks of our trading strategies.  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Requirements-gathering, architecting, and designing extremely large-scale distributed systems
  • Developing software systems and (micro-)services in C++ and Python 
  • Integrating best-of-breed open source tools and technologies 
  • Assembling platforms and frameworks to automate business processes
  • Collaborating with internal technology, research and portfolio management teams 


The ideal candidate will possess hands-on experience developing (micro-)services and large scale distributed systems. In addition, the candidate will have: 

  •  At least 5 years of experience in software development
  •  Expert programming skills in C++ and Python
  • Familiarity with open-source technologies such as orchestration frameworks, distributed lock managers, messaging systems, Linux containers etc. 
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  •  Be an analytical thinker with exceptional problem solving skills 
  • Able to work independently with minimal direction 

Candidates need not have prior experience in financial services. 


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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