Software Engineer

Coverage Area
IT/Quantitative Analytics
Institution Type
Proprietary Trading Firm

Seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our Sydney team. The Sydney office is the base for the Asia Pacific trading operations. They work in an open and collaborative environment and believe that no one has the monopoly on good ideas and trading edge can come from both technologist and traders. The team works closely with their other global offices to share and leverage ideas, infrastructure and systems to deliver the best-in-class technology platform for trading success. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, and testing of new components of their proprietary automated trading platform, as well as maintaining existing systems. This includes building market feed handlers and order gateways to new exchanges where low latency, high throughput and reliability are critical requirements. In addition you may also contribute to the design and implementation of trading strategies. You obsess over code quality and are passionate about writing maintainable, robust and testable code. Required Technical Skills: •Strong software design and development experience in C++ •Software development in a Linux-based environment in a commercial setting •Commitment to unit testing, test driven development and industry best practices •Low latency software development •Network programming Desirable: •Python or Bash Scripting experience •Finance/Trading industry background •Experience with software development within a globally distributed team •Real-time systems