Trading System Developer (Equity Options)

Salary Range : $175,000 + Bonus


My client is looking for exceptional high frequency/low latency developers to work within their equity trading group.

This position will be primarily focused on equity options and market volatility.

The developer will be an integral part of a core development team and report to the Trading System Development management team.


  • 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

Education and Experience:

  • 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



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