Low Latency C++ Engineer – Buy-Side – £££

£60000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

Low Latency C++ Engineer – Buy-Side – £££

My client’s mission to be the most successful investment team in the world, they hire the brightest minds in technology, research, and finance to create innovative solutions that impact the financial markets and take data analysis to new levels. Their Low Latency Software Engineers create next generation software solutions that enable our businesses to compete. They work closely with business leaders to design and deliver custom software solutions that optimize performance and efficiency.

A successful Low Latency Software Engineer in our firm will have a strong programming foundation and a passion for creating extremely performant, high quality and maintainable code. They will excel in working closely together in a highly collaborative environment, participating in design and code reviews, and being eager to accept and execute upon feedback. They pride themselves on delivering business results with high quality code.


  • Design new low latency architecture and interfaces to meet the needs of evolving businesses
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver best-in-class latency
  • Drive the integration of research results into the production trading platform
  • Optimize and tune current system performance based upon simulation and production feedback
  • Work with hardware engineers to design lowest possible latency solutions
  • Develop tools for low latency trading systems testing and tuning
  • Provide timely systems support for trading activities


  • Substantial experience working with low latency C++ technologies
  • Familiarity with low latency network and systems design
  • Experience with code performance tuning and optimization
  • In-depth knowledge of systems and network programming
  • Solid understanding of multi-threaded application design and development
  • Strong experience of developing clean code and working within CI/CD environments
  • Highly collaborative approach to system design, unit testing and code reviews
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial technology experience
  • Analysis and simulation experience
  • Python programming experience

Low Latency C++ Engineer – Buy-Side – £££

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