Low Latency Developer

Job Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Development, Engineering
Salary Type
GBP £120,000.00

Job Description

Low Latency Developer

Imagine yourself immersed in a world where microseconds can make a monumental difference. Our client, a leading firm in algorithmic trading and financial services, is seeking a talented Low Latency Developer to join their team headquartered in London, UK.

As a Low Latency Developer, will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining ultra-fast, high-frequency trading systems. You'll collaborate closely with traders, researchers, and other developers to implement low-latency solutions that capitalise on market opportunities in real-time. This role offers a unique opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies and make a direct impact on our client’s trading performance.

You'll work with some of the brightest minds in the industry, developing and optimising systems that operate at lightning speed in the global financial markets. Our client is at the forefront of innovation, using advanced algorithms and systems to execute trades swiftly and efficiently across various markets.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - £80,000 - £120,000
  • Access resources for continuous learning and skill enhancement.
  • Work alongside industry experts and bright minds in a collaborative and inclusive culture.
  • Learn and use the latest tools and technologies that drive innovation and excellence.

More about the client and the role:

  • Our client specialises in algorithmic trading and financial services, with a reputation for pushing the boundaries of technology in the financial world headquartered in London, UK.
  • Designing and implementing low-latency trading systems, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
  • Collaborating with traders and researchers to develop and enhance trading strategies.
  • Optimising code and algorithms to minimise latency and maximise efficiency.
  • Monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues in real-time trading environments.
  • Staying current with industry trends and emerging technologies to continually improve systems.

What we're Looking For:

  • A deep understanding of low-latency design principles and experience developing systems that operate with minimal delay.
  • Fluent in C++, Java, or Python, with a track record of building high-performance applications.
  • Familiarity with market data feeds and protocols (e.g., FIX, FAST, ITCH) is highly desirable.
  • 2+ years of experience in optimising code and algorithms for speed and efficiency.
  • Solving complex technical challenges, especially in a fast-paced, real-time environment.
  • A background and keen interest in financial markets, trading strategies, and market microstructure is a plus.

Priority Crypto

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