High Performance C++ Developer - London- Prop Trader & Market Maker
Location: London, United Kingdom
Internal Number: 20487985
This is an opportunity to join an award-winning algorithmic trading company, operating as a proprietary trader and market maker.
In their research cluster they have over 6000 GPUs and 120 petabytes of usable storage, allowing them to trade c.$295 billion per day. As a result, they are the third largest FX liquidity provider globally with only 170 employees!
In 2021, their UK entities reported revenues of ??1.477bn, with net profit of ??667m!
They are expanding their exchange trading development team to take on a new remit, building software for their research cluster. They're currently working on an exabyte-scale highly available distributed filesystem, an optimising JIT compiler targeting massively parallel computation and several in- house custom compression codecs.
People they've hired come from a diverse range of backgrounds (gaming companies, Meta, Google, winners of ACM ICPC, Google Code Jam, Olympiads, etc.).
New codebase working on C++ up to C++20.
Salary: Competitive / Market-Leading
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or another highly technical, scientific discipline.
In-depth knowledge of modern C++
Strong knowledge of what is really going on inside a computer
Good familiarity with common algorithms and data structures and their performance trade-offs
In-depth knowledge and experience in at least one of: host-based networking, Linux/Unix administration, systems programming, distributed systems
Competitive base salary and annual discretionary bonus
25 days' holiday + statutory holidays + paid sick days
Onsite doctor and therapist at no charge
Onsite gym, sauna and fitness classes at no charge
Breakfast and lunch provided Monday to Thursday
Beautiful office in King's Cross
Tier-2 visa sponsorship is available.
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