Low Latency Systems Developer

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

Contact email: lewis.piper@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 1679
Published: 6 months ago
Low Latency Systems Developer
C++
Fully Remote
Total Comp 170-240k EUR

Our client, a crypto market maker, specializes in offering startup seed funding, advisory services, mentorship, fintech software solutions, and data analytics within the cryptocurrency domain. In a phase of restructuring and expanding its crypto trading capabilities, our client seeks to augment its team with adept low-latency development professionals.

The role entails remote full-time engagement, enabling candidates to collaboratively operate alongside a small cohort of Investment Bankers functioning across both Centralized Finance (CeFi) and Decentralized Finance (DeFi) realms. Ideal candidates for this position are seasoned senior technologists, driven by a penchant for thriving in fast-paced, innovative settings. The primary aim is to onboard top-tier talent and inspire them to innovate and push conventional boundaries.

Requirements:

• In-depth grasp of low-latency trading systems
• Prior involvement in the cryptocurrency domain
• Self-starter attitude, capable of steering projects from inception to fruition, and translating long-term visions into actionable near-term plans
• Profound expertise in liaising with stakeholders to gather requisites and comprehend the business context
• High-level strategic thinkers adept at expedited task execution
• Proficient skills in C++, Java, and Python
• Proficient communication in both written and spoken English

Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with traders and senior management to construct a novel ultra-low latency trading system, encompassing exchange connectivity, order execution, and risk management modules
• Aid in algorithmic development for the implementation of diverse trading strategies, including quoting, hedging, arbitrage, and market-making techniques
• Work closely with fellow team members to automate trading workflows, reconciliation processes, and analytical procedures
• Extend technical assistance for the trading system's maintenance and support