Vacancy detail

Low Latency Developer (Trading Systems)

£120,000 – £185,000 + end of year bonus

Location: United Kingdom (London – City of London, London) Type: Permanent Skills: Python C++ Low Latency

Your responsibilities can include but are not limited to.

  • Build and maintain firm-wide infrastructure, used to connect the firm to global markets at the highest speeds.
  • Write and maintain exchange feeds used for trading signal research, as well as production infrastructure to connect quants and traders to the markets.
  • Collaborating with Quants and Portfolio Managers to understand requirements and deliver tailored software solutions.
  • Developing strategy backtesting systems and maintaining exchange connectivity
  • Creating and optimizing scalable applications and infrastructure.
  • Developing elegant code to help compute challenges covering large datasets and parallel computations, on systems operating at the top end of latency and throughput.
  • Building tools and applications to support research, alpha & signal generation, systematic and non-systematic trading


  • 3+ years of experience using C++ (14/17/20) and developing low latency code.
  • Bachelor's degree in a Quantitative Field; maths, statistics, computer science, etc
  • Experience with Distributed Computing, Platform Development, Networking, and System Design.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills


  • Competitive base salary between £140,000 and £200,000
  • Bonus based on team/firm performance
  • 10% of base salary pension contribution - on top of the compensation package
  • Flexible working scheme - typically 3-4 days a week WFH/Remote

VISA Sponsorship is available.

Reference: AMC/WCR/782

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