Algorithmic Developer (C++)

Posted 19 July 2023
Salary Up to £140,000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Software Development
Contact NameEanna Flanagan

Job description

Referment is working with a leading hedge fund giant who have an exciting opportunity available on their quantitative trading desk for a highly skilled Algorithmic Developer with excellent C++ skills. The successful developer will be responsible for designing and implementing the systematic trading systems and building both research and backtesting pipelines used to generate revenue across multiple asset classes for the fund.

This is an opportunity to work in a high performing and hugely impactful front office development team and have extensive contact with the global trading, quantitative research and wider technology teams. Strong C++ development skills are required as well as extensive experience building execution systems and research models working for a trading company, hedge fund or investment bank

Key Requirements 
  • 3 years + experience working with C++ on Linux 
  • Experience development quant API's and research pipelines 
  • Extensive experience building execution and high performance trading systems working for a trading company, hedge fund or investment bank
  • Strong academic background in a STEM subject from a leading university (Ideally Mathematics) 
  • Awareness of real-time market data feeds and FIX protocol; ideally from an algorithmic trading perspective 

* You must be eligible to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship*

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