Bright minds,
sharp solutions

Luxoft is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering. Luxoft enables companies to compete by leveraging its multi-industry expertise in the financial services, automotive, communications, and healthcare & life sciences sectors. For more information, please visit the website.

Line of Business:

Financial Services

Position:

C/C++ developer, Saint Petersburg

Project Description

Large investment fund develops and deploys systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes and global markets. We seek to produce high-quality trading signals (Alphas) through our proprietary research platform to employ trading strategies focused on exploiting market inefficiencies. Our teams work collaboratively to drive the production of Alphas and financial strategies - the foundation of a sustainable, global trading platform.

Technologists at fund research, design, code, test and deploy projects while working collaboratively with researchers and portfolio managers. Our environment is relaxed yet intellectually intense. Our teams are lean and agile, which means rapid prototyping of products with immediate user feedback. We seek people who think in code, aspire to solve undiscovered computer science challenges and are motivated by being around like-minded people. In fact, of the 700 employees globally, approximately 500 of them code on a daily basis.

Our investment company success is built on a culture that pairs academic sensibility with accountability for results. Employees are encouraged to think openly about problems, balancing intellectualism and practicality. Great ideas come from anyone, anywhere. Employees are encouraged to challenge conventional thinking and possess a mindset of continuous improvement. That's a key ingredient in remaining a leader in any industry.

Our goal is to hire the best and the brightest. We value intellectual horsepower first and foremost, and people who demonstrate an exceptional talent. There is no roadmap to future success, so we need people who can help us create it. Our collective intelligence will drive us there.

Responsibilities

L3 support of the existing backtesting platform:
- Root Cause Analysis
- Workaround Implementation
- Defects resolution

Skills

Must

Have strong programming skills, especially in C/C++
Have significant experience in developing multithreading real-time applications on Linux/Unix platforms
Possess in-depth knowledge of network programming and distributed computing
Be familiar with scripting languages such as Python and Perl
Knowledge of simulator/trading systems is preferred
Experience in high frequency trading is a plus
Be intelligent with excellent problem solving abilities and attention to details
Be a good team player with a strong willingness to help others

Nice to have

n/a

Languages

  • English: Upper-intermediate

Relocation package

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WHERE

Saint Petersburg

Work Type

C/C++

Ref number
VR-38609
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