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Staff C++ Developer (Options Trading) - Open for Relocation

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Keywords: C++, Developer, Options Trading, Software Enhancement, Collaboration

Our client is seeking a skilled Staff C++ Developer to drive the adaptation and optimisation of their trading software platforms, with a specific focus on options trading functionalities. This role is perfect for a professional with a robust technological foundation in options trading, tasked with enhancing software rather than engaging in direct trading or alpha generation. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of developing and refining software platforms to effectively support the nuances of options trading, including pricing and risk management, through collaboration and technical expertise.

  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge in-house technology at the forefront of electronic trading
  • Role focused on enhancing software rather than engaging in direct trading or alpha generation
  • Work environment that values honesty, integrity, teamwork and fosters collective responsibility

What you'll do:

As a Staff C++ Developer, you will play a pivotal role in driving the adaptation and optimisation of our client's trading software platforms. Your primary focus will be on the integration and enhancement of options trading functionalities. You will utilise your expertise in C++, working closely with risk management and trading teams to ensure meticulous incorporation of options trading requirements into the software infrastructure. Your strategic technical input will guide innovations and improvements in the trading platforms. Additionally, you will take ownership of system performance, providing crucial support during upgrades and new deployments.

  • Focus on integrating and enhancing options trading capabilities within algorithmic trading and execution platforms using C++
  • Work closely with risk management and trading teams to ensure that options trading requirements are meticulously incorporated into the software infrastructure
  • Contribute to the development of main trading platforms ensuring that risk management and supporting systems are aligned with options trading needs
  • Offer strategic technical advice and best practices in software development, particularly regarding options trading technology
  • Take ownership of system performance, actively addressing post-deployment issues, and troubleshooting any technical challenges
  • Provide first-line support during upgrades and new deployments, ensuring a seamless transition and promptly resolving any issues that may arise

What you bring:

The ideal Staff C++ Developer candidate brings extensive experience in developing and managing software systems for financial trading. You have a particular emphasis on options trading and are proficient in C++, which you will use to enhance our client's trading engine and execution platform. Your knowledge of Python will be utilised for risk checks and supporting processes, while your ability to work alongside risk management and trading teams will ensure seamless integration of options trading features. Your experience leading project-specific development efforts and your outstanding communication skills will contribute significantly to the strategic direction of technology within the organisation.

  • Extensive experience in developing and managing software systems for financial trading, with a particular emphasis on options trading
  • Proficiency in C++, for enhancing our client's trading engine and execution platform with options trading capabilities
  • Knowledge of Python for risk checks and supporting processes; familiarity with Rust is a bonus but not mandatory
  • Demonstrated ability to work alongside risk management and trading teams, ensuring seamless integration of options trading features
  • Experience leading project-specific development efforts focused on integrating options trading strategies
  • Outstanding communication skills essential for collaborating with various teams

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading HFT company with a strong presence in Singapore. They foster a culture of collective responsibility, where every team member contributes to the efficiency and solidity of their technology and operations. They identify opportunities for optimisation and continuous improvement, sharing the goal of maintaining their position at the forefront of electronic trading.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to new heights? Apply now!

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Robert Walters (Singapore) Pte Ltd
ROC No.: 199706961E | EA Licence No.: 03C5451
EA Registration No.: R21100958 Harsh Paras Mehta

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: Development / Programming

Industry: IT

Salary: SGD15000 - SGD25000 per month + variable bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Singapore

Job Reference: Z9NXUY-527D90E0

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Harsh Mehta (R21100958)

Phone number: +65 6228 5386

harsh.mehta@robertwalters.com.sg

Harsh Mehta (R21100958)

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