C++ Trading Systems Developer


The Brunswick group

C++ Trading Systems Developer Princeron, NJ

The Challenge:

Our client, a Fortune 500 Company is seeking a C++ Trading Systems Developer who will be responsible for assessing business and systems requirements and developing functional specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Designing and developing high quality, high performance trading systems software written in C++ to meet deliverable timelines and requirements 
  • Adhering to the company’s software development life cycle process/methodology 
  • Building business level subject matter expertise in trading systems functionality and processing 
  • Provide second level support for production on an ad hoc basis when necessary

Essential Skills and Requirements: 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in IT/Computer Science 
  • 7+ years of experience in C++ development 
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in delivering software solutions in a trading systems environment for an Exchange or a Wall Street firm 
  • Full software development life cycle experience in a mission critical trading systems environment a must; Options, Equities, Futures, etc. 
  • Must possess excellent software design skills and knowledge of advanced data structures 
  • Must have exceptionally strong C++ knowledge and debugging skills in a Linux environment 
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts a must 
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP multicast and socket programming required 
  • Knowledge of the BOOST libraries and STL required 
  • Must have experience in developing real-time applications in a distributed processing architecture 
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills 
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment 
  • Strong knowledge of the logical business domain in Options or Equities trading systems a big plus 
  • Experience coding interface solutions for FIX, OPRA, CTA or UTP a big plus 
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Shell, and Perl a plus

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