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Market Data C++ Developer (LDN)

London, UK
Our real-time market data team is seeking strong C++ developers with experience in building high performance market data feed-handlers and distribution system. This is a great opportunity to build  software that is designed and optimized for low-latency electronic trading from ground up. If you are obsessed about extracting every bit of performance from your code and the machine your code runs on then you’ll enjoy this challenge.
Required Skills:
  • Must have at least 5+ years of experience in building multi-threaded, networked, low latency application in C++
  • Must have experience writing direct from exchange market data feed handlers
  • Must have experience programming in Linux or other UNIX environments.
  • Must have experience in using C+11/C+14 language features and library.
  • Must have a solid background in data structures, algorithms, and programming practices.
Desired Skills:
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Proficient in scripting with Python or Perl
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg feeds a plus (SAPI, Managed B-Pipe)
  • Familiarity with Reuters data feeds a big plus (RFA)
  • Non Technical Skills:
  • Candidate needs to be a self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding trading environment.
  • This person should be intellectually curious, intuitive, rigorous, trustworthy and have the highest ethical standards.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with a number of internal and external audiences in a professional manner. This person will add value by working on a number of simultaneous
    projects with minimal supervision and exemplary follow-through.
Education: BS in Computer Science or equivalent
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