Job ref no.: CT3122729-01#4215

C++ Developer/Trading Systems Developer – Proprietary Trading House

BAH Partners

My client is a leading proprietary trading organization with offices in London and Hong Kong. They focus on low latency options market making. As they continue to expand in Asia, they are looking for a senior C++ developer to join their team, in Hong Kong. This team are at the technological forefront of electronic trading and are looking for talent that will help them continue to push the boundaries of what is achievable. You will be working directly with the traders to provide them systems they need to grow their options trading operation in Hong Kong.

The role:

  • Developing and enhancing state-of-the-art low latency trading systems for Asian Markets
  • Adapting existing trading systems to run on Asian markets
  • Customization and testing systems and developing new functionality needed by Hong Kong based traders
  • Liaising with London development team to facilitate smooth working process between offices
  • Comply with all applicable compliance policies, procedures, laws and regulations


  • C++ (03/11/14)
  • STL and template programming
  • Low latency design
  • Performance tuning and analysis
  • Understanding of and optimization for modern Intel/AMD architectures
  • Knowledge of multiple derivative exchange platforms
  • Network acceleration (Solarflare Openonload, Chelsio WireDirect, Mellanox VMA)
  • Unit testing


  • Opportunity to work at a successful and further growing global trading/hedge fund business.
  • Work with extremely talented traders and technologists
  • Work for a firm that invests heavily in technology and get exposure to modern best of breed technologies

In short, this is a great chance to leave the monotony of the large bulge bracket banks behind and join a world class prop trading shop. You will work with exceptional people and have high business visibility and impact. The working hours are great, and the chance to put your thoughts and ideas into practice here are unparalleled. You can have a direct and meaningful impact on this organization’s technology strategies and direction, whilst working in a collaborative team with like-minded people.

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