senior software developer (linux c/c++) 40k - 80k in hong kong

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HK$ 600,000 per year
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hong kong
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information technology
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working hours
HK$ 600,000 per year
3 years
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job description

about the company
Our client is a Hong Kong founded company with a focus on developing a unique trading system and also on quantitative investment management. The firm is founded by a group of professionals with a strong background in the technology and finance industries respectively. All stakeholders are dedicated to making sure that the future of the firm is sustainable and they are also driving to utilize the latest technological developments to aid in their work in finance and trading.

The group is formed by professionals from the technology and finance industries who are keen to utilize the latest technologies to aid in their development of automated trading systems. These systems will be capable of realizing refined quantitative trading strategies in the global derivatives market.

about the job
We are currently hiring software developers to join the firm, so as to utilize the latest advances in technology to develop automated trading systems that are capable of implementing sophisticated quantitative trading strategies to aid with trading strategies.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design and development of our automated trading system for global market
  • Provide leadership in market structure and algorithm design across IT
  • Provide technical guidance throughout IT in design and code reviews
  • Work closely with traders and quants to define the behaviour of our automated trading

What you offer

  • Have exposure to exchange trading systems (OMS, EMS, etc)
  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in software development
  • Advanced knowledge in both ANSI C and C++
  • Experience with libraries such as BOOST
  • Raw network socket and POSIX multi-threaded programming experience
  • Experience with tools such as JIRA and GIT
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Experience with Google Protocol Buffers and/or ZeroMQ is an advantage.
  • Experience in kernel hacking, performance tuning, kernel network bypass technologies is also an advantage.
  • Knowledge of exchange trading protocols will also be given preference.

What we offer

  • A diverse, open-minded and informal atmosphere
  • A dynamic work environment where the focus is on getting things done efficiently instead of working long hours every day
  • A flat management structure, where everyone’s voice is valued
  • A hands-on experience in the most exciting part of the financial industry
  • An attractive benefits package where your contribution will be rewarded handsomely in line with our performance-based remuneration

Candidates with less experience will also be considered for junior positions.

If interested or you have any potential candidates to refer us, please click the above link to apply or contact Nicole Yeung at 2232 3441 for a discussion.