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Software Engineer C++ – Order Connectivity


Trading Technologies creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for real-time trade surveillance.


We are currently seeking a driven and talented Senior Software Engineer to join our Order Connectivity team. Our Software Engineers thrive on pushing the limits of technology to produce state-of-the-art applications for TT’s platform, which is the front-end screen of choice for professional derivatives traders around the world. As a Senior Software Engineer you will work on our award-winning trading platform which incorporates robust, high-performance tools for spread trading, strategy creation, algorithmic and automated trading, black-box execution, high-frequency proximity-based trading and more.


  • Code day to day in C++ and other programming languages
  • Design and implement software requirements and new product features
  • Enhance and maintain existing functionality
  • Participate in design discussions and review sessions
  • Create high-level and detailed design documents
  • Assist with product documentation, unit testing and ensuring overall product quality
  • Support, maintain, and enhance existing and new product functionality for trading software in a real-time, multi-threaded, multi-tier server architecture environment to create high and low level design for concurrent high throughput, low latency software architecture
  • Provide software development plans that meet future needs of clients and markets
  • Evolve the new software platform and architecture by introducing new components and integrating them with existing ones
  • Perform memory and resource management analysis as well as performance improvements
  • Analyze stack traces, core dumps and production incident reports from traders and support teams
  • Propose fixes, enhancements to existing trading systems
  • Adhere to release and sprint planning with the Quality Assurance Group and Project Management
  • Attend and participate in daily scrum meetings
  • Design, develop and run automated testing and unit testing
  • Design, develop, program server-side software components


  • What You Bring to the Table:
  • A minimum of 5 years extensive and proven development experience with C++ (ideally utilizing C++ 11 or higher)
  • Proficient with template and meta programming in general
  • Proficient in debugging methods and tools (GDB, Address Sanitizer, etc.)
  • Direct experience with object-oriented design skills
  • Proficient in multi-threaded applications with a focus on performance
  • Working knowledge of various IPC mechanisms
  • Experience developing components in a distributed system
  • Clean coding style with emphasis on readability
  • Familiarity with Git is a plus
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and UDP protocols is a plus
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements and working application code
  • Experience in the trading industry (specifically order routing) and with industry protocols such as FIX is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Linux operating systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus
  • Experience with automated testing and unit testing is a plus
  • Familiarity with agile/iterative development methodologies
  • Solid debugging and performance tuning skills
  • What We Bring to the Table:
  • Competitive benefits, including: private medical scheme, dental & vision insurance life insurance, and EPF
  • Flexible work schedules, 21 paid annual leave days per year with the ability to roll over days into the following year, robust paid holiday schedule with early dismissal, generous parental leave (for all genders and staff, including adoptive parents)
  • Tech resources, including: company-provided Mac or PC laptop, “rent-to-own” plans that deduct the buyout price of company-provided tech resources and a tech accessories budget for monitors, headphones, keyboards, etc.
  • Subsidy contributions toward gym memberships and health/wellness initiatives (including weight-loss or smoking cessation)
  • Casual dress code and inspiring, motivating office environment
  • Forward-thinking, culture-based organization with collaborative teams that promote diversity and inclusion through efforts such as TT Women in Tech
  • Internal culture committee dedicated to evolving company-wide camaraderie through onsite, offsite and international team-building events

Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program for our US offices.

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