• C++ Senior Software Engineer - URT

    Location HK-Hong Kong
    Date posted 3 months ago(11/1/2018 12:27 AM)
    Developers & technologists
    Position type

    ITG is looking for a highly-motivated, fast-paced C/C++ Software Engineer to join our Market Data Services team.

    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.


    • Code, test, and debug new and existing software and develop enhancements to existing software per specifications
    • Develop standard routines and utility programs and conduct software compatibility tests that resolve interface and system architecture problems
    • Perform system modeling, simulation, and analysis in designing software programs and applications
    • Work with market data vendor to design and implement Market Data feed handler
    • Coordinate and work with other Market Data groups to solve highly technical and complex problems on multiple projects and provide consultative support to team members
    • Collaborate with other technology leads to ensure a consistent design and compatibility with all interfacing products
    • Perform maintenance on existing software products and document solutions


    • 5+ years of expert experience with C++(STL, template, etc) on any platform in the trading or telecom industry
    • Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment
    • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms
    • Knowledge of UDP/TCP/Multicast and network programing.
    • Advanced multi-threaded knowledge
    • Experience developing low-latency realtime applications.
    • Experience with SQL/Java/C#/Python a plus
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
    • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate quantitative and conceptual topics
    • Strong analytical skills with ability to design at multiple product levels
    • BS/MS/Phd Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent


    • 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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