High Performance C++ Developer

Oxford Knight
20 February 2019
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Preferred Academic Qualification
Recruiter/Employer Name
Will Wilson


Award winning global FX Market Maker hiring experienced C++ developers from all backgrounds


Keywords: Low Latency, Modern C++, High Performance, High Frequency Trading, Algorithmic Trading, Linux, CPU, Execution Pipeline, Algorithms, Data Structures, Python Scripting - ACM ICPC / Google Code Jam / Imagine Cup / Olympiad developers


How does this sound?

  • Work on a fully automated software stack used internally to trade $150BN everyday.
  • Add to a new codebase using C++20 on Linux, optimised down to the hardware.
  • Design complex systems with high availability requirements and tremendous throughput.
  • Implement numerical algorithms taking into account performance trade offs.


Who works here?

There is no set background for this role, successful hires have come from gaming companies, Hedge Funds, tech giants (Facebook, Google, Amazon) and certain teams within banking.


If you've been coding since a kid, love solving complex problems, produce exceptionally high quality code and always find ways to sharpen your skills - it’s likely you'll be a good fit.


Benefits & Culture:

  • Industry leading compensation
  • Trade ideas with the best (Winners of ACM ICPC, Google Code Jam, Olympiads)
  • Culture of excellence, innovation and an agile environment with rewards based on merit
  • Offices are truly amazing, goes well beyond the usual perks (company holidays, onsite kitchen, games room, onsite gym).


If this sounds like the role for you, there's plenty we can discuss!

For those with no experience within finance, I can share some articles & give you an overview of what it's really like.

Reach out to me using the below details, looking forward to hearing from you.





Email:    will.wilson@oxfordknight.co.uk
Phone:  +44 (0) 20 34755019

Oxford Knight - https://oxfordknight.co.uk/

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