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Software Engineer C++ (Infrastructure)

Software Engineer C++ - Germany - €60k-€90k

Peracto’s client, a technology-driven propriety trading house, is seeking a committed Software Engineer working in C++ to join their ambitious and pioneering team.

As a Software Engineer you will be working on the implementation of trading strategies in C++ code while also programming trading algorithms and risk management tools. While working within an agile development team to help find solutions to any technical problems that may be encountered you will also be able to optimize and carry on improving the companies’ software by utilising new, efficient algorithms and advanced software technologies. This role is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to work within a casual working environment and deal with a wide range of tasks within a truly dynamic team.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field of study subjects.
• Solid experience within professional software development, design and programming of C++ or C++ 11.
• Knowledge of Boost, Java, Linux and Multi-Threading.
• Good experience with Scrum, TDD, Unit Testing, Continuous Integration and other modern principles.
• Ability to easily monitor and present results of your work on a regular basis.
• Able to identify the requirements of the Commercial Department and act on these.

The Ideal Candidate:

• Must be willing and able to work within a team and have a desire and willingness to learn.
• Strong communication skills including good German and English language skills in both speaking and writing.
• An enthusiasm for an agile way of working which will include quick decision-making.
• A passion to utilise your expertise to aid in the development of one of the most efficient trading strategies in the world.
• Have a passion for technology.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please contact James Carr by phone (+44 (0)20 7378 4482) or e-mail ( for more information and a confidential chat.

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