Lead Low Latency C++ Software Developer

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eclipse Trading
  • 16 Jan 17

Eclipse Trading is a proprietary trading firm specializing in derivatives trading and is a leading options market maker in Asia. Combining our trading experience, technology and risk management, we currently trade the Asian markets and have offices in Hong Kong, Sydney, and Shanghai.

Technology is an integral part of our business. In order to address our development needs, we are seeking high caliber individuals to join our development team. 

For our team in Hong Kong and Shanghai, we are currently hiring for a Lead Low Latency C++ Software Developer

The successful candidate will be a member of the team responsible for developing market links for our in-house developed trading systems.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead a team of developers designing and developing our exchange connectivity software on Linux using C++
  • Define and realise the architecture for the next generation of our connectivity framework
  • Manage team and company initiatives from inception through to completion
  • Provide leadership in low-latency design and implementation across IT
  • Provide technical guidance throughout IT in design and code reviews


What you offer

  • University degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Proven team / project leadership skills
  • 5+ years of C++ server-side development on Linux
  • Experience with direct exchange connectivity (either market data or execution)
  • Experience with Australia, China or Hong Kong exchanges a plus
  • Expertise in designing multi-threaded and network socket software
  • Extensive experience with low latency programming techniques or Linux kernel development
  • Excellent communication in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of written Chinese or spoken Mandarin a plus


What we offer

  • Young and casual work environment, but still results driven
  • Life/work balance, in a multi-cultural environment with reasonable work hours
  • Quickly growing company, encouraging the exploration of new technologies and ideas
  • Flat management structure, where everyone is willing to voice his or her opinion
  • Hands-on experience in the most exciting part of the financial industry
  • Competitive salary, depending on experience


If you want to work in a fast paced and proactive working environment, allowing you to be highly visible and rewarded on your results, then joining us will be a positive change in your career.

Please submit your resume (in PDF or MS Word format) and your cover letter, including your availability, previous and expected salary, to the below application page: 

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes


For further information, please visit our website: http://www.eclipseoptions.com