Financial / FX Trading Software Engineer

Posted a week ago by DMS

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€45,000 - €80,000/annum

Our client is a leading research and technology firm in the financial industry. The role will be based at their Global HQ in Limassol, Cyprus EU. The client designs and builds systematic proprietary trading systems that enable their presence in a diverse set of markets and assets around the globe, including Futures, Equities and FX.

The Role

The client seeks an experienced software engineer to work on their trading systems. This includes understanding  infrastructure and operations, building new components, as well as maintaining existing software. The position requires interaction with execution system specialists, researchers, developers, and other senior professionals.

The individual

The ideal candidate will have excellent all round computing skills, mathematical ability, and a passion for software development and technology. They will be able to understand, anticipate and respond to the company’s needs, work well within a team, and take ownership of projects.

A strong desire to learn, and to implement creative and robust solutions to difficult problems, will be key to succeeding in this role.


· Degree in science/computing/numerate/engineering field.

· C++ experience.

· Deep understanding of software development and object-oriented design principles.

· Knowledge of threading, data structures, and overall design trade-offs and optimizations.

Experience in the following would be beneficial

· Computational finance/trading.

· Python.

· C# or Java.

· Use of both Windows and Unix / Linux operating systems, command line tools, scripting tools and basic system administration.

· Processing large data sets.

· Working with market data providers and/or FIX protocol.

· SQL databases and their development, T-SQL stored procedures, functions, indexes, and query optimization.

· Messaging middleware.

The client offers a stimulating environment with exciting personal growth and long-term career opportunities.

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