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Lead C++ Developer

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 20-03226
  • Date: July 28, 2020
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Job Description - Lead C++ Developer

The successful candidate will play a key role in building low-latency, high capacity and error-free market data processing/consolidation application, matching engines or back end software systems to continue to maintain a leading position in low latency trading. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable in multi-threading, relational database systems, C/C++ and associated debuggers. Strong written and oral communication as the applicant will frequently be interacting with the business and sales teams to achieve strategic business goals.


  • Design and develop key system architecture
  • Guide and provide development leadership to other developers in the group
  • Perform impact analysis due to internal and external changes
  • Coordinate/communicate with other teams
  • Write readable, testable code with an eye for performance
  • Deliver Timely, high quality, and scalable solutions
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot application issues in production and test environments
  • Participate in load testing and contribute performance enhancements

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering. Master's degree is a plus
  • Financial domain experience is a must
  • Extensive hands on experience in C/C++ programming language on Linux
  • Experience with C++ unit testing frameworks like googletest and continuous integration (CI) tools
  • Experience with code analysis and coverage tools like Coverity, Valgrind/Helgrind, gcov/lcov
  • Extensive hands on scripting experience
  • Experience in building simulator and testing tools
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and Multicast network protocols
  • Strong multithreading and performance-oriented programming skills


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