Junior C++ Engineer Junior C++ Engineer …

Selby Jennings
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Apr 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Apr 21
Negotiable
Our client is a HK based proprietary trading firm, and looking for a bright, young individual willing to work in a multi-disciplinary role. The role C++ engineer offers an exciting opportunity to learn proprietary trading technologies and to grow with the company. Prior experience in financial markets is not required. Candidates with 1-3 years of experience will be a good fit.

Our client is a HK based proprietary trading firm, and looking for a bright, young individual willing to work in a multi-disciplinary role. The role offers an exciting opportunity to learn proprietary trading technologies and to grow with the company. Prior experience in financial markets is not required. Candidates with 1-3 years of experience will be a good fit.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Delivering and controlling end-to-end product development.
  2. Work alongside traders, quants who are tech savvy
  3. Prototype solutions and models in order to confirm the validity and effectiveness of the proposals
  4. Develop, test and back-test production-ready solutions
  5. Code for (a) New features (b) Latency and stability improvements (c) Analyze huge volumes of data (d) Implementing and testing new design ideas
  6. Keep things up-to-date and improve a variety of systems and technologies for business operations.

Academic requirement

  1. Bachelors, MSc or above in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  2. Understanding of Computer Architecture
  3. Knowledge of Algorithms and Data structures
  4. Strong quantitative skills

Coding/IT Skills

  1. Experience working in a Linux environment
  2. Ability to write clean, reliable and highly scalable code
  3. Core experience as a Software Engineer in C++
  4. Experience with high-transaction, low-latency optimisation is a bonus
  5. Some networking experience
  6. Deep understanding of CPU architecture, including the newest technology advances.
  7. Well versed in Test-driven and data-driven design and development experience.
  8. Knowledge of Python is a plus for communicating with the data department.
  9. Knowledge of JavaScript is a plus for front-end display.

Communication Skills

  1. Fluent in English
  2. Ability to communicate with technical and business colleagues
  3. Familiarity with the financial services industry a plus

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