Senior C++ Developer

Job Description

The Company

The Liquid Capital Group, founded in 2000 comprises one of the leading market makers in exchange traded derivatives in Asia.  While the core of the company is derivatives market making, we have expanded into other strategies across various asset classes building a varied firm.  Liquid Capital is a dynamic trading group with offices in Sydney, Hong Kong and Chengdu. We use cutting edge technology and quantitative methods while maintaining our strong trading roots, giving us a unique position to provide deep and reliable liquidity in all market conditions.  

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

As a member of the global software development team, this role will be to enhance, maintain and support the Company’s in-house electronic trading system.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To enhance, maintain and support the in-house trading platform 
  • Collaborate and engage with fellow team members including Traders, Quants and Infrastructure personnel
  • Contribute to system architecture decisions to ensure low-latency/scalable/efficient/reliable solutions

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Essential

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, and equivalent work experience.

Skills

  • Strong demonstrable skills and track record in programming C++
  • Strong demonstrable skills and track record in developing on a Linux/gcc platform 
  • Experience with profiling/optimising software algorithms
  • Experience with network programming, multithreaded programming, inter-process communications
  • Experience with distributed architecture systems

Attributes

  • Team-player, with a personable and friendly approach
  • Strong problem solving skills with a keen eye for details
  • Self-motivated and creative, with a drive to deliver high-quality code
  • Ability to deliver on time

Desirable

  • Financial experience: market feeds and order execution API's, derivatives trading
  • Software programming experience in Python and C#
  • Messaging middleware experience
  • Specialist in low latency solutions