C++ Software Engineer

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

This is an Engineering role focusing on work related to electronic trading in the EMM Technology London Team. The ideal candidate will be team oriented and will work closely with traders in a dynamic and busy trading floor environment. The qualified individual will design, develop, maintain and support the strategic low latency trading platform for the region. The position will also contribute significantly to the front office trading team in terms of pre and post-trade analysis and the design of low latency strategies. As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You'll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

Main Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain the cutting edge electronic trading system for listed derivatives and ETFs
  • Work closely with traders to define the specification / requirements for their trading needs
  • Provide a meaningful contribution to trading strategies; help traders to maximize revenue and minimize loss potential
  • Help traders to perform pre and post-trade analysis to fine tune the trading strategies / parameters
  • Exhibit sound judgment under pressure in handling time critical situations
  • Provide a solution-based framework to business; Take the initiative to make things better
  • Understand firm's approach and policies for control and governance related to electronic trading
  • Build foundation of trust with traders by demonstrating an understanding of their needs and being responsive
  • This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture, design across all systems
  • Proficiency in multiple modern programming languages - C++, Python
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture
  • Knowledge of C++ low latency system architecture & design
  • Linux administration and bash scripting
  • Previous experience in exchange connectivity / market data feed development is a plus
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