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Software Developer - C / C++ or Rust - High Frequency Trading

Ref #: 510-IT
Location: Europe
Salary: Highly Competitive
Type: Permanent

Our client is looking for a motivated Software Developer who wants to take a key role in building cutting-edge high-performance trading systems in C / C++ or Rust.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Rust, HFT experience, high-performance/low-latency computing skills.

However, our client is also open /flexible to seeing applicants with

  • High performance/low-latency computing skills
  • with some Rust, or at least a desire to learn it


  • Very proficient Rust
  • Some activity in, or at least affinity with, high performance/low-latency coding.

You will be responsible for building and maintaining global trading systems, i.e. exchange interfaces, order management, trading logic, predictive modelling, and more. Our client is a well-funded boutique that is looking to rapidly expand in 2021 located in Zug, Switzerland, so applicants must be willing to relocate. Our client is open to sponsoring the successful candidate, if needed. The firm is a young developing firm that is applying cutting-edge technology to financial and commodity trading.

Your expertise

  • A deep understanding of modern hardware
  • Familiarity with software profiling and optimisation
  • Low level Linux system programming, in particular low-latency network programming  
  • Concurrent/parallel programming and distributed systems
  • SIMD programming (e.g. AVX, SSE)
  • GPU programming, e.g. with CUDA, or a frameworks like TF
  • Machine learning
  • Rust proficiency or C/C++ proficiency  
  • Or willing / open to learning RUST 

What they will offer

  • Very competitive salary + bonus  
  • A dynamic, fast paced, innovative and diverse working environment.
  • An international team of professionals
  • Substantial responsibilities from day one and strong impact
  • Central office location close to public transport and amenities
  • Support for further training, if needed.
  • Flexible vacation policy

This role is urgent, so please only apply if you have the relevant experience and open to relocate to Zug, Switzerland.



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