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C++ Developer | Crypto Trading

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$175000 - US$225000 per annum
  • Job reference: 190354/001_1528730067
  • Sector: Development , Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 11/06/2018

C++ Developer | Crypto

Low Latency | Trading Platform

$175,000-$225,000 Base + Bonus + Benefits

New York City

This High Frequency Trading firm is looking to bring on an experienced C++ developer to help build out a new trading platform for Crypto currency trading. The firm is well established and has seen great success trading across FX, Futures, and ETFs. Following that success and given recent significant investment, they are now looking to expand their reach into the Crypto space under the leadership of a notable figure in the industry. The chosen candidate will be tasked with building the trading infrastructure for the desk while also being involved in the design of the platform and the tools used for execution.

This role is hybrid in the business knowledge and technical acumen needed for success. While you will need a strong background in C++ and systems level development to make an impact on the trading platform; you will also need a working knowledge of algo trading / financial markets to successfully understand the business needs and implement solutions. On the technology front you will need a solid understanding of computing systems micro architecture and overall system design. Any prior experience with memory management and parallel processes will also be an added plus. On the business front, any knowledge of financial market microstructure or Crypto currency trading will be a huge plus.


-Degree in Computer science or related field

-3+ years experience programming with modern C++
-Experience with highly parallel processes, memory and thread management.
-Strong quantitative skills
-Experience building trading infrastructure

-Experience in Crypto currency space
-Experience working within HFT
-Experience working in a low latency environment
-Low-level UNIX/Linux work
-Capital Market knowledge

-C++, Python, PHP, MySQL, Linux

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