C++ Software Engineer - Market Data

Location London
Discipline: Financial Technology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Lewis Piper

Contact email: lewis.piper@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 1922
Published: 23 days ago

C++ Developer - Market Data
Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund

A multi-billion dollar hedge fund are looking for an engineer to join their Market Data team based in London.

Role Overview

Our clients Market Data team in London is seeking a C++ Software Engineer to join its ranks. This role presents an excellent opportunity to become part of a collaborative team dedicated to developing scalable, high-performance market data feeds for various teams within our clients company.

In addition to being a proficient technologist, the ideal candidate will derive satisfaction from engaging with stakeholders across the business. This involves gathering requirements, understanding priorities, and ensuring that the team targets the most valuable opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of the development of new in-house market data feed handlers and related systems.
  • Supporting and maintaining software developed by the team.
  • Engaging with business users and other engineering teams to capture new requirements and collaborate on change projects.


  • Proficiency in developing with modern C++ on Linux systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented programming, computing fundamentals, and data structures.
  • Sound principles and hands-on experience in writing scalable multi-threaded software.
  • A passion for development, coupled with demonstrable experience working across various platforms.
  • The ability to prioritize and manage one's time effectively across multiple work streams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Capability to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, OpenShift, Docker, or Podman is a plus.