C++ Software Engineer

MarketFactory is a financial technology company that provides software-as-a-service to currency markets. Our platforms power currency trading that seamlessly connects to 80+ FX venues, delivers ultra-low latency, improves time to market and enables risk monitoring. Currently, MarketFactory partners with over 100 banks, funds, brokers and ECNs/exchanges. MarketFactory has offices in New York City and London.  

The Role

Be at the centre of the company and the heart of the FX market. Design, implement, and maintain bleeding edge low latency infrastructure. Work with a talented team to ship code.

Must Haves

Object-Oriented software development experience

5+ years development experience with C++ in a Linux environment with Boost framework

Knowledge of OS and networking protocols (TCP, UDP, multicast)

Experience with concurrent programming (e.g. multi-threaded, reactor)

FIX message protocols for FX

Experience working in agile team using Scrum and/or Kanban

Strong work ethic, good written and verbal communication skills


Experience with a scripting or dynamic language (e.g. Python, Ruby, Perl)

Experience with low-latency messaging middleware/pub-sub technologies

SolarFlare low latency NIC

Required Skills 




Agile development process

Atlassian stack