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Senior Low Latency C++ Engineer

Eclipse Trading
Hong Kong
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive Salary + Bonus
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Chloe Wong
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Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms. Founded in 2007, we have over 100 employees across three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney, and Shanghai. Our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets and although we mainly specialise in equity derivatives, we also trade delta one, ETFs, commodity derivatives, and crypto currency products. Technology is inextricably linked to our trading strategies, creating an environment powered by intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and innovation.

Senior Low Latency C++ Engineer

Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms. Founded in 2007, we have over 100 employees across three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney, and Shanghai. Our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets and although we mainly specialise in equity derivatives, we also trade delta one, ETFs, commodity derivatives, and crypto currency products. Technology is inextricably linked to our trading strategies, creating an environment powered by intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and innovation.

The Low Latency team is responsible for the firm's market links and algorithmic trading. Our expertise in market structure coupled with the ability to process information correctly with extremely low latency is critical to the success of our trading. We are one of the top market makers and have one of the fastest software stacks in Asia.

We are looking for a gifted C++ engineer who can join the Hong Kong team. The successful candidate will be a leading member of the team responsible for developing market links and core components for our in-house developed trading systems.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design and development of our market making and trading algorithms, including quoting, hedging, and arbitrage for listed derivatives and delta one products
  • Develop low latency exchange connectivity libraries for market data and order execution on Linux using C++
  • Own the relationship with quants and traders on specific desks to define the behaviour of trading algorithms
  • Test code thoroughly, including automated testing, and actively participate in code reviews
  • Provide leadership in software design and implementation
  • Hire, manage, and mentor graduates and junior developers

What you offer

  • Minimum 6 years' experience of low latency C++ development on Linux (C++ 11 or later) in exchange connectivity and/or algorithmic trading
  • Solid understanding of threading, network socket programming, and/or low-latency programming techniques
  • Proven experience in mentoring junior developers and managing technical projects
  • Strong technical design skills
  • Experience with Kafka is a plus
  • Excellent communication in spoken and written English
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

What we offer

  • Attractive benefits package with discretionary bonus
  • Work/Life balance in a multi-cultural environment
  • A flat management structure, where everyone's voice is valued
  • A collaborative work environment with motivated, intelligent and respectful colleagues

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.
Due to the high number of responses that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

ABOUT COMPANY
Hong Kong
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We’re a leading equity derivatives proprietary trading firm, specialising in options market making, with headquarters in Hong Kong. Since our founding...
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