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C++ Developer

Software Engineer – London - £40K-£60K

Peracto’s client, a research driven systematic trading firm whose software and services are utilised globally, are looking for a talented and enthusiastic developer to join their dynamic team to take up development responsibilities.

As a Software Engineer your hard work will be at the core of the business’s trading strategies and will have a large impact on the potential profitability of the business. Based from their head office in London your key responsibilities will include:

• Improving the core investment platform performance so that it can process large data sets and make better investment decisions.
• Increasing the scale of the system so that their Quantitative Analysts can realise more complex & computationally intensive ideas.
• Designing and implementing high quality code that performs at scale yet is fault tolerant during live execution.

Knowledge and Skills:

• 2.1 or better in computer science or other numerate subject from a top university.
• Experience with C#, Java, C++ or other mainstream modern programming languages.
• Proven ability to develop high quality software at varying levels of experience.
• Appreciation of good software architecture, data structures and algorithms.
• Ability to work with other developers to solve complex problems.

The Ideal Candidate:

• Strong technical and communication skills.
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements.
• Genuine interest in both software technology and the underlying hardware.
• Financial experience may be useful but it is not required.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please contact Franklyn Alexander by phone (+44 (0)20 7378 4488) or e-mail ( for more information and a confidential chat.

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