Low Latency Systems Senior Developer- Crypto HFT

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

Contact email: lewis.piper@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2266
Published: about 1 month ago

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.

This opportunity provides a flat-structured, collaborative and entrepreneurial environment with the possibility to have a substantial impact on the expansion of the trading activity.

Qualifications required:

·       Minimum 5 years experience with automated low-latency trading systems (order entry and market data protocols)

·       C++23, WebSockets, Rest, STL + Linux

·       Distributed systems and networking (TCP/IP, UDP multicast, kernel bypass, application-level protocol development)

·       Low-latency software techniques (cache-aware data structures, lock-free programming, memory management)

·       Knowledge of crypto market microstructure (matching engines, exchange gateways, order management)

·       BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

·       Deep experience with communicating with stakeholders to gather requirements

·       Strategic thinker capable of getting things done quickly and autonomously

·       Fluent communication in written and spoken English


·       Collaborate with senior management and other developers to optimize a best in class low latency trading system

Expand market connection for crypto assets

·       Implement a framework to develop, test and deploy new trading strategies

·       Provide technical support for the trading system

 The base pay for this role will be between $150,000 and $200,000. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation and benefits, such as a discretionary bonus. Discretionary bonus can be a significant portion of total compensation.