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Senior Software Engineer - High Frequency Trading

New York, NY


Full Time

$180k - $300k

This opportunity is with a leading proprietary high-frequency trading firm situated in the New York City Metropolitan Area. The firm, known for its cutting-edge technology and expertise in electronic markets, specializes in electronic execution and market-making across various financial instruments, including equities, futures, and options.

Position: Senior Developer

We are actively seeking a Senior Developer for a full-time on-site position in the New York City Metropolitan Area. As a key member of the team, the Senior Developer will be responsible for designing and implementing low-latency trading systems. The role involves addressing technical challenges, collaborating with traders and stakeholders to enhance trading performance, and contributing to the development of new trading strategies in collaboration with the trading team.


  • Proficient in C++ (17/20/23), Python, and Linux
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience with High-Frequency trading systems
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Familiarity with software development best practices, including version control, testing, and code reviews
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with traders, researchers, and fellow developers
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Preferred: Experience in electronic execution and market-making in equities, futures, or options
  • Plus: Knowledge of cloud computing and distributed systems

Posted by: Jeff Starr

Specialization: C++

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