Quantitative Developer (Low Latency C++)


We are working with a leading multi strategy hedge fund who are seeking a highly skilled Low Latency C++ Quantitative Developer to join their team. The individual will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environement, on cutting-edge projects that demand high-performance and low-latency solution for the firms quantitative trading strategies.



  • Take charge of designing, developing, and optimizing low-latency C++ software tailored for the firm's trading systems, ensuring cutting-edge performance
  • Collaborate with quantitative researchers and fellow developers, fostering a synergistic environment to enhance trading strategies
  • Construct robust data pipelines, enabling efficient analysis of large datasets and facilitating informed decision-making
  • Thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, working closely with individuals to solve some of the most complex technology problems at the forefront of the industry



  • Hold a STEM degree, providing a solid foundation for technical expertise
  • Possess proficient programming skills in Python and C++, enabling effective contribution to technical projects
  • Knowledge of low-level and high-level optimizations to improve trading strategies and associated infrastructure
  • Translate technical ideas into clean and efficient code, showcasing a practical application of theoretical knowledge
  • Demonstrate exceptional problem-solving abilities, a crucial skill in addressing complex challenges
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Bring prior experience as a developer in a quantitative trading or core infrastructure team, adding valuable expertise to the role
  • Familiarity with pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, statsmodels-tsa, TensorFlow, Keras, and Matplotlib libraries, enhancing proficiency in data analysis and machine learning techniques
  • Comfortably take ownership of projects and responsibilities with minimal supervision, reflecting a proactive and self-driven work approach
  • Preferably experience in developing HFT/MFT trading strategies at a top-tier hedge fund, proprietary trading house, or investment bank


LocationLondon / New York / Chicago

Salary$350,000 - $500,000 p/a

How to applyTo apply, please email your CV to info@quaxitas.com


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