C++ Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • Manhattan, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Barclays - US
  • 15 Jan 19

We are looking for C++ developers who will work on the firm's global equities sales trading platform. This application currently runs as the main sales trading application in America, Europe and Asia, supporting multiple sales desks in these regions. Candidates will work in an agile team formed of developers in the US, UK, and India to: * Lead the design and development of new sales trading functionality and improve existing functionality * Migrate features from legacy systems

Key Accountabilities

This role is responsible for helping to design, implement, and improve the server code used in sales trading infrastructure. We work to integrate closely with the new strategic order management system stack, and have a very strong focus on writing high quality, maintainable code.

  • Design and develop high-quality business logic code
  • Good understanding of business analysis and documentation requirements
  • Ability to work in and influence global teams for project-oriented work
  • Ability to build consensus within groups to move in the strategic direction
  • Adhere to best practices for software development at large and those within our team
  • Investigate production issues and work with stakeholders to clarify requirements
  • Strong comprehension skills to analyze submitted code and infer issues
  • Strong written and oral communications skills

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other analytical field
  • 5+ years of C++ programming experience on large multithreaded applications
  • 2+ years with Linux operating system
  • 3+ years experience in middleware technologies such as Tibco or Solace, relational databases

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on large transactional trading applications
  • Knowledge of Git or other modern VCS tools
  • Knowledge of Transact-SQL for Microsoft SQL Server
  • Java programming experience
  • Q/KDB experience