Senior/Lead C++ developer,
Barcelona, ES


Barcelona, ES

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Project Description

Project for one of the global investment management firm founded in 1989 that manages approximately $40.33 billion in assets as of April 1, 2020. Firm has more than 2,400 employees with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Teams work collaboratively to drive the production of trading algorithm and financial strategies - the foundation of a sustainable, global trading platform.

The project goal is developing and continually evolving the firm's core infrastructure platform.
The team works jointly with Portfolio Managers, Trading, and Operations on a strategic rebuild of the trading platform moving to low latency, microservices-based, highly scalable, distributed architecture empowered with top in class open source and commercial solutions and technologies.

In particular:
Building the components of a business-critical order management system using the most promising technologies and approaches for designing low-latency systems. High requirements are implied for the system's performance, fault tolerance and reliability.

We are looking for a C++ expert developer experienced in building low-latency systems, familiar with different techniques on performance measurement, analysis and optimization.

What we offer:
∙ Flexible schedule
∙ Possible business trips to NYC
∙ Exciting challenges and unique experience in the one of the largest hedge funds
∙ English courses
∙ Various professional development programs
∙ The friendly team of professionals;
∙ Full remote work or flexible in cases of need


    ∙ Participate in the design, implementation, testing and deployment of large-scale systems and services
    ∙ Understand system dependencies and limitations
    ∙ Understand the business need
    ∙ Understand the large scale thinking and approach
    ∙ Understand low level design
    ∙ Participate in an Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver software releases


Must have

    ∙ 5+ years of experience in C/C++ programming and Linux/UNIX background
    ∙ Knowledge of C++17 features
    ∙ Experience with concurrency / multithreading, STL
    ∙ Understanding of
    - how a software should be designed to get outstanding performance on a modern hardware
    - how to benefit from compile-time language features
    - what is a "hot" / "critical" path
    - single-threaded / multi-threaded design specifics
    - resource-management techniques, how to prevent dangling pointers
    - inter-process communication design principles
    - fundamentals of networking
    ∙ Understanding of low-latency programming
    ∙ Self-starter and must have excellent problem solving skills

Nice to have

    ∙ Experience developing large-scale enterprise software


English: B2 Upper Intermediate



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