• Senior Software Engineer - Linux C++

    Location US-NY-New York
    Date posted 1 week ago(4/11/2018 2:39 PM)
    Developers & technologists
    Position type

    ITG is seeking a highly skilled and motiviated self starter C/C++ Software Engineer to work on our low latency enterprise middleware and infrastructure team. As a member of the team, you would be responsible for a vast breadth of software infrastructure and applications: Messaging Router, API, Caching Service, Market Data, Order Risk Management, Monitoring Tools, and Support of our proprietary SOA using plaforms Windows/Linux/Solaris   are only a few of the areas you could be working on for all global markets.


    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


    • Build, design and support low-latency middleware under the guidance of Architecture team
    • Enhance the next-generation messaging router for Linux support
    • Understand different trading strategies/tactics and contribute by recommending enhancements to them
    • Work in a fast moving and rapidly changing environment using agile methodology
    • Solve highly technical and complex problems on multiple projects
    • Analyze feature specifications and be actively involved with product management in refining these specs
    • Participate in recommending new technologies and next generation features


    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline with 7+ years of expert experience with C++(STL, template, etc) on any platform in the trading industry
    • Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment
    • Experience with Java/C#/.NET/Lua a plus
    • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms
    • Knowledge of UDP/TCP/Multicast
    • Advanced multi-threaded knowledge
    • Experience with SOA
    • Proven record of performance tuning and optimization
    • Experience developing low-latency realtime applications


    • 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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