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Software Engineer for Market Making (C++/Linux)

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Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Leading investor in major financial markets
Job Number: 9781

Job Description:

C++ Software Engineer, Market Making




This team is responsible for the underlying trading technology and support for trading with an emphasis on interaction with client-driven order flow.


Members of this team focus on real-time, server-side application development in addition to end-of-day analytical tools.


Key Responsibilities:


·         Enhance, maintain, and support real-time, server-side trading applications

·         Develop tools for trading and market analysis

·         Design, develop, test, and deploy innovative and robust software solutions across the firm

·         Partner with business leaders to define priorities and deliver custom solutions

·         Analyze complex business and technical problems

·         Make sound decisions proactively and in a self-directed manner

·         Provide timely day-to-day systems support for trading activities


Skillset Requirements:


·         5 or more years of object-oriented design and end-to-end application development

·         5 or more years of in-depth industry experience developing server-side applications in C++

·         In-depth industry experience with a sound understanding of multi-threaded application design and development

·         In-depth industry experience with a sound understanding of distributed systems design and development

·         Experience developing within, re-factoring, and expanding existing codebases

·         Strong written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills applicable to interaction with developers, quantitative researchers, and traders

·         The ability to translate high-level business and quantitative requirements into efficient and robust deliverables

·         The ability to deliver efficient and robust solutions within a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment

·         Professional experience within the finance industry


Beneficial Skills:


·         Professional experience with real-time trading applications

·         Understanding of both proprietary and client-facing trading systems

·         Understanding of scripting languages such as Python or Perl




Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field


About our client:


Securities is an award-winning global market maker across a broad array of fixed income and equity products.  Our unique set of capabilities and tools are designed to drive down the cost of transactions, helping to meet the liquidity needs of asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, government agencies, and public pension programs.  We strive to provide the most efficient execution and highest caliber of services, making markets more fair and accessible for all.

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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