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C++ Developer: Frankfurt

  • Salary: CHF648 - CHF756 per day + Market rates
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Hessen, Frankfurt am Main
  • Sector: Software Development
  • Date posted: 09/11/2016
  • Job reference: J327210A
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Software Developer - C++

On behalf of our client, a leading global business and financial information leader, we are looking for a Software Developer - C++ Gateway. For this contract position based in Zurich/Frankfurt, our client is looking for an English speaking candidate who can start immediately. Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with an interesting global company then please have a look at the details:

The role:

Design and develop low-latency, high frequency electronic trading systems for all electronically-traded asset classes. Participate as a member of a small team using agile techniques for new development, enhancements, and bug-fixing in an environment that primarily consists of C++ on Linux, Windows and Solaris.

  • Design and develop high-quality software in a timely manner using object-oriented design principles, formal design patterns, unit-testing, design and code reviews, Scrum methodology and other software development best practices.
  • Develop reusable, extensible and maintainable software that interoperates seamlessly with current or new architectures.
  • Proactively seek assistance when required, and actively contribute to team activities including design reviews, code reviews and pair-programming.
  • Assume full accountability for meeting estimates for completion of work and complying with coding and quality standards.
  • Share responsibility for career development and training needs with the Development Team Lead.

The skills and experience needed for this position are:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • 5 years minimum of C++ development experience in a Linux or Solaris environment with role-specific expertise
  • Experience with STL, Boost, multi-threaded programming, socket-level programming, Internet transport layer protocols (esp. TCP, UDP multicast), low-latency middleware, exchange trading and/or market data interface protocols, FIX
  • Electronic trading industry experience and understanding of the business side of electronic trading and financial instruments are pluses
  • Knowledge about applying best practices like continuous integration and unit-testing
  • Experience with programming in a scripting language
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, strong teamwork skills, and ability to work without close supervision

Do you think this would be an interesting opportunity for you? Then apply today for this great opportunity!

Please don't hesitate to send your CV in English to Mr. Eric Schuster or if you should have any questions, please don't hesitate to call him on; +41 44 229 99 37. Please feel free to call even though this position might not be the perfect fit for you as we have a lot of positions open in the whole of Switzerland.

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