Expression of Interest - Low Latency C++ Engineer

Expression of Interest - Low Latency C++ Engineer

Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms. Founded in 2007, we have over 100 employees across three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney, and Shanghai. Our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets and although we mainly specialise in equity derivatives, we also trade delta one, ETFs, commodity derivatives, and crypto currency products. Technology is inextricably linked to our trading strategies, creating an environment powered by intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and innovation.

The Low Latency team is responsible for the firm’s market links and algorithmic trading. Our expertise in market structure coupled with the ability to process information correctly with extremely low latency is critical to the success of our trading. We are one of the top market makers and have one of the fastest software stacks in Asia.

The successful candidate will be a member of the team responsible for developing market links and core components for our in-house developed trading systems.


  • Develop low latency exchange connectivity and trading algorithms, including quoting, hedging, and arbitrage for listed derivatives and delta one products
  • Work closely with quants and traders to define the behavior of trading algorithms
  • Develop C++ applications for core trading infrastructure
  • Test code thoroughly, including automated testing, and actively participate in code reviews
  • Provide Tier 3 support

What you offer

  • University degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong technical design skills
  • 3+ years of C++ server-side development on Linux (C++ 11 or later desirable)
  • Solid understanding of threading, network socket programming and low latency programming techniques
  • Experience in developing automated trading systems desirable but not essential
  • Experience of exchange connectivity and finance desirable but not essential
  • Experience with Kafka a plus
  • Solid data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication in spoken and written English
  • Candidates with more experience will be considered as "Senior Software Engineer"

What we offer

  • Brand new iconic office in the lively thoroughfare of Hennessy Rd, Wan Chai
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • A flat management structure, where everyone's voice is valued
  • Work life balance within a multi-cultural environment
  • Fully stocked kitchen for breakfast and lunch
  • Attractive benefits package with discretionary bonus

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.
Due to the high number of responses that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful applicants.