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C++ Engineer required to join a leading financial software provider based in the heart of the city. This particular role is sat within the Derivatives Risk group as they look to grow their team of technologists due to increased demand.

The platform is a highly complex, distributed system that prices over 600 million securities a day. The majority of the platform is written in C++, you will build out new services/functionality to a crucial part of the platform that makes up the distributed architecture. Python is used for testing as well as JavaScript for the UI.

The group is made up of 3 teams, Enterprise Risk, Front Office Risk and Collateral Management. The team are faced with challenges around performance, scalability and load distribution on a daily basis and require exceptional technologists to help drive the platform. The team are currently using Cassandra and Spark as a way and means of taking the system to the next level.

You will be a smart, fast thinking solid C++ engineer who possesses advanced algorithmic/design skills. You will be able to run a project independently whilst interacting with business managers. Understanding of Derivatives Pricing and Risk Management statistics like VaR would be a huge plus.

Required Skills:

C++ (STL)

Strong OO design, data structures and algorithms knowledge

Distributed Systems




Full SDLC experience

Nice to have:

Big Data exposure or at least a genuine interest


Open Source expertise

My client can offer you a variety of engaging projects from performance tuning to building powerful analytical tools used by financial institutions globally. A genuine chance to join a rapidly growing team with a chance to take on key responsibilities whilst regularly dealing with business stakeholders in London and New York.

If you are fed up with the corporate Investment Banks/Hedge Funds and want to join a genuine technology company who possess a start-up type environment - get in touch with Nicole on 0203 691 9175