Senior Software Engineer - Trading Systems - C++

US-CA-El Segundo
5 days ago
Category
Developers & technologists
Position type
Full-Time

OVERVIEW:

ITG is looking for a high-caliber Senior Software Engineer - C++ to join our GATE Trading Systems team.

Are you looking for technical challenges while acquiring domain knowledge in the exciting world of high-speed electronic order routing at a leading electronic brokerage firm?

 We are looking to expand our team of capable, experienced, innovative, and results-oriented developers. If you have the acumen for diving deep into complex and highly optimized systems, and would like to work on a high speed and high throughput trading system across three continents, this is the right opportunity for you.

 Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors.

WE'LL TRUST YOU TO:

  • Develop ITG’s global order routing systems; the highly optimized distributed trading system supports all of ITG’s electronic order routing needs (equity, derivatives and other asset classes)
  • Provide cutting edge low latency solutions for large institutional clients while keeping up with the fast changing regulatory landscape
  • Maintain ownership on all aspects of the system to ensure system stability
  • Work in conjunction with application and infrastructure support teams
  • Define business requirements based on direct interactions with different stakeholders
  • Monitor new features as they start getting used

WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • Masters degree and at least five years of relevant experience
  • Strong skills in C++ including design and development experience
  • Background in Linux/UNIX/Solaris preferred
  • Perl or other scripting languages a plus
  • Experience with SQL and databases a plus
  • Experience with entire development life cycle a plus
  • Independent and results oriented attitude
  • Good analytical/ problem-solving skills
  • Ability to understand a complex system – the big picture and small details
  • Leadership skills to take a project from definition, business/technical requirements thru to implementation and rollout/activation.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly

YOU'RE JUST RIGHT FOR ITG IF YOU WANT:

  • Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
  • A smaller team environment with 3-8 developers
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
  • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between

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