Software Engineer, C++

Flow Traders Hong Kong is looking for an experienced C++ Developer to join our growing Technology team in APAC. The ideal candidate is driven, innovative and passionate about working with the latest technologies. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business.  We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities. If you aim high, the sky is the limit!

Some of the technologies we use in the development process:

  • C++17
  • Python/ Bash (scripting/testing)
  • Template Meta-Programming (TMP)
  • IDE of our choice (Vim, Emacs, CLion, Eclipse, NetBeans, Sublime, etc.)
  • Git/ Bitbucket
  • Bamboo (continuous integration)
  • JIRA, Confluence

What You Will Do

Performance-sensitive technology implemented in C++ plays many significant roles in the trading critical path, including high-capacity feed handlers, complex signal generators, and latency-optimized order routing. As a C++ Engineer, you will be writing efficient code, designing new systems, and maintaining existing applications with a focus on connectivity, low latency and stability.

Flow Traders software engineers work in small teams grouped by business area, following modern product management practices. Each team is typically responsible for a set of related applications, and works in tight collaboration with business owners. To encourage collaboration and ensure implementation of best practices, all teams share core libraries - this enables code re-use and a common view on application architecture. Engineers write extensive unit tests and regularly collaborate with the QA team for integration testing. Business owners and end users are typically only a short walk away, which ensures swift feedback loops and makes business impact visible immediately.

What You Need to Succeed

  • 3-5+ years of C++ experience in a professional software development environment
  • BSc, MSc, or PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics or equivalent
  • Experience coding in C++11 or higher
  • Prior experience with Template Meta-Programming (TMP) is beneficial
  • Finance and/or trading industry knowledge preferred but not mandatory
  • Ability to write clean, reliable and highly scalable code
  • Knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Interest in achieving maximum performance from available hardware and software
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical business colleagues

Recruitment Process

  1. Submit your resume and motivation letter.
  2. Complete our Technical/HackerRank assessments.
  3. Meet members of the Development Team

What We Offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage
  • In-house lounge with a bar, pool table and console games;
  • Daily catered breakfast and lunch with healthy snacks and drinks available throughout the day;
  • In-house hairdresser and massage therapist;
  • Personal trainers, weekly boot camps and a subsidized gym membership;
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • and more!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.