Posted about 1 month ago

Backend Software Engineer C++ Linux

London, Greater London | £60,000 - £70,000 per yearManaged by: C++ Team

Backend Software Engineer / Developer (C++ Linux) *Hybrid WFH* to £70k

Are you a bright, ambitious Backend Software Engineer looking for an opportunity to work on intellectually and technically challenging projects as part of a supportive Agile team with continual learning opportunities?

You could be using strategic thinking to improve systems and deliver world class financial software solutions to a global client base with a focus on the Risk platform.

Your role:

As a Backend Software Engineer you will design and develop C++ backend systems for trade capture, position management and profit / loss computation - these systems are highly performant, reliable and capable of dealing with vast quantities of data.

You'll focus on making performance improvements to uptime, reliability, robustness, distribution and scalability working with Agile TDD methodologies and gaining valuable financial systems experience.

WFH Policy:

You'll join colleagues in modern, open plan offices with all the latest kit and 360 views of the City with flexibility to work from home one day a week.


  • You have commercial C++ development skills including multi-threading
  • You have a good understanding of low level UNIX / Linux including Linux Kernel
  • You have a strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals such as OOP, Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Ideally you will have experience of optimising low latency, real-time systems
  • You're a collaborative team member with strong communication and interpersonal skills

Salary & benefits:

As a Backend Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £70k) plus significant bonus and benefits including pension and healthcare.

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

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