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Lead Software Engineer C++ - Algo Trading

Job Title: Lead Software Engineer C++ - Algo Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/17917/AKS/240121_1645683878
Contact Name: C++ Team
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Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Lead Software Engineer / Developer (C++ Python Algorithm) *Hybrid WfH*. Do you have expertise with C++? You could be progressing your career at a tech driven trading firm, working on complex and challenging ultra-low latency trading systems and seeing the results of your efforts quickly whilst earning significant bonuses.

As a Lead Software Engineer you will take ownership of building a Greenfield algorithmic trading system project. You'll be working with highly complex real-time programming and using C++20 in production, setting the standards and providing technical leadership.
You'll join accomplished colleagues, problem solving collaboratively within a technology driven environment where you can work with a great deal of autonomy.

There is currently a remote interview and onboarding process, following that you'll be expected in the office 2-3 days a week with the rest of the time working remotely.

*You have expertise with modern C++ (14+)
*You have technical leadership experience, happy to mentor and take project ownership
*You have a thorough understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as object orientated programming, multi-threading algorithm design, data structures and design patterns
*You're an advocate of clean, well tested code and have experience of creating automated tests (NUnit, Selenium, mocking frameworks)
*You're a technologist at heart and keen to work with and learn about emerging technologies, pick up new skills along the way
*You're collaborative and pragmatic with great communication skills
*You're likely to be degree educated, Computer Science / Mathematics preferred

As a Lead Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (c£170k base, total comp. of around £250-£300k).

Apply now or call to find out more about this Lead Software Engineer / Developer (C++ Python Algorithm) opportunity.