This hedge fund, with a cool start-up vibe, is the next big thing in systematic trading. Using the best technology and tools in the market, they are developing proprietary trading strategies, technology and algorithms to make tens of thousands of trades per second.
With technology being so central to the success of this company, relying heavily on the ultra-low latency of trades and high performance code, this hedge fund proudly brands itself as 97% tech-driven and 'more like a software house' than a bank. Working with a range of technologies - C++/Java/C# - they will consider any OO.
An opportunity exists for several strong developers to join the EU development team based in London. With experience developing in OO languages [C++ or Java or C#] you will work on one of the core trading systems. While you need NO financial knowledge, you should be willing to learn.
The role is business facing; working with the traders to implement new ideas and further enhance the in-house developed trading applications whilst maintaining scalability.
Your key responsibilities will be to produce the best trading tools in London. Finding new techniques on how to improve trading algorithms and systems as well as improving performance on the current system will be crucial.