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C++ Quant Developer - Global HFT Firm - Hong Kong

NLS Hong Kong
Posted 3 days ago Permanent Up to HKD 2 million base
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Jeremy Olsson
Director - Head of Technology Recruitment

My client, a reputable high frequency trading firm, is actively seeking a low latency C++ quant developer to join their team in Hong Kong. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing high-performance, low-latency trading systems and infrastructure, with a focus on optimizing execution speed and reducing latency.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and optimize low-latency trading systems and infrastructure using C++.
  • Collaborate with trading teams, quantitative analysts, and infrastructure teams to understand requirements and translate them into efficient software solutions.
  • Implement trading algorithms and strategies, ensuring they are robust, scalable, and capable of handling large volumes of data.
  • Optimize code and algorithms for high performance and low latency, utilizing techniques such as memory management, multithreading, and hardware acceleration.
  • Conduct thorough testing and analysis of trading systems to identify and resolve any performance bottlenecks or issues.
  • Work closely with market data providers and exchanges to integrate their APIs and ensure smooth data flow and order execution.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in low-latency technologies, trading protocols, and exchange connectivity.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure and operations teams to deploy and maintain trading systems in production environments.
  • Monitor and analyze system performance and latency metrics to identify areas for improvement and implement optimizations.
  • Document and maintain technical specifications, system architecture diagrams, and operational procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Strong proficiency in C++ programming language, with a focus on low-latency systems development.
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and multithreading concepts.
  • Experience in the financial industry, preferably in a trading or market-making environment.
  • Familiarity with electronic trading protocols and exchange connectivity, such as FIX, FAST, or binary protocols.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and TCP/IP stack.
  • Experience with low-level programming and optimization techniques for performance, including CPU cache optimization and memory management.
  • Understanding of market data feeds, order routing, and algorithmic trading strategies.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot and debug complex issues.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

The sell:

  • FPGA development exposure
  • Very competitive compensation and benefits
  • Greenfield initiatives
  • Reputable brand name which will open doors for you in the future

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please send your CV (word format) to jobs@nlsearch.asia

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