Senior C++ Engineer - HFT - Amsterdam

  • €100,000 - €200,000 plus bonus and benefits
  • New York City, , United States
  • Permanent
  • Software Engineering

Opportunity to Shape the Future of High-Frequency Trading


Are you a passionate software engineer with a keen eye for innovation and a desire to solve complex technical challenges? We invite you to become a core member of our growing prop trading firm, where you'll play a pivotal role in building the foundation of our future trading platform.


Lead the Development of Advanced Trading Algorithms


In this critical role, you'll wield C++ as your weapon of choice, working closely with our research, systems, and operations teams to:


  • Design, engineer, and implement cutting-edge automated electronic trading algorithms.
  • Architect, construct, and analyze the firm's software infrastructure to support new and existing lines of business.
  • Champion fully automated, scalable, and maintainable solutions through comprehensive testing.
  • Navigate diverse levels of abstraction, from individual machines to expansive distributed systems.


Unparalleled Growth and Collaboration

This is a rare opportunity to join a thriving firm at its formative stage. You'll have the unique chance to:

  • Shape the development and evolution of our high-frequency trading platform from the ground up.
  • Be surrounded by talented individuals who share your dedication and drive for success.
  • Contribute to a collaborative environment where ideas flourish and innovation thrives.


Qualifications for Excellence


To excel in this role, you should possess:


  • 3+ years of extensive professional software development experience (C++, Linux).
  • A genuine passion for tackling technical challenges and translating them into robust solutions.
  • A dedication to designing and implementing automated, scalable, and maintainable software systems.
  • The ability to comfortably navigate various levels of abstraction, from individual machines to large-scale distributed systems.
  • Prior experience in the trading industry is a plus, but not a requirement.


Contact Ciara Clarke at Harrington Starr for a confidential discussion on this role.


Full relocation available. (EU & US only).

Ciara Clarke Principal Consultant

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