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Eclipse Options (HK) Limited

C++ Low Latency Engineer

Eclipse Trading
China, Shanghai
Posted about 2 hours ago Permanent N/A
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Chloe Wong
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Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms. Founded in 2007, we have over 100 employees across three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney, and Shanghai. Our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets and although we mainly specialise in equity derivatives, we also trade delta one, ETFs and commodity derivatives. Technology is inextricably linked to our trading strategies, creating an environment powered by intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and innovation.

C++ Low Latency Engineer

Eclipse Trading (衍数) 是一家亚太地区顶级的金融衍生品自营交易公司。我们以自己独有、超卓、创新的交易技术和策略为傲,将顶尖科技的运用视为公司发展核心。公司成立于2007年,总部设立于中国香港,在澳大利亚悉尼和中国上海均设有分公司,共拥有超过100名员工。我们现在正在寻找出类拔萃的C++软件开发工程师加入我们位于上海黄浦区新天地的团队。

Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms. Founded in 2007, we have over 100 employees across three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney, and Shanghai. Our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets and although we mainly specialise in equity derivatives, we also trade delta one, ETFs and commodity derivatives. Technology is inextricably linked to our trading strategies, creating an environment powered by intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and innovation.

Our Shanghai office is located in the Xintiandi district and we are looking for talented C++ engineers to join our team. 

About the Role

The Low Latency team is responsible for the firm’s market links and algorithmic trading. Our expertise in market structure coupled with the ability to process information correctly with extremely low latency is critical to the success of our trading. We are one of the top market makers and have one of the fastest software stacks in Asia.

The successful candidate will be a member of the team responsible for developing market links and core components for our in-house developed trading systems, with a focus on China markets.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop low latency exchange connectivity and trading algorithms, including quoting, hedging, and arbitrage for listed derivatives and delta one products
  • Work closely with quants and traders to define the behaviour of trading algorithms
  • Develop C++ applications for core trading infrastructure
  • Test code thoroughly, including automated testing, and actively participate in code reviews
  • Provide Tier 3 support

What you offer

  • University degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong technical design skills
  • 3+ years of C++ server-side development on Linux (C++ 11 or later desirable)
  • Solid understanding of threading, network socket programming and low latency programming techniques
  • Experience in developing automated trading systems desirable but not essential
  • Experience of exchange connectivity and finance desirable but not essential
  • Experience with Kafka a plus
  • Solid data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication in spoken and written English
  • Candidates with more experience will be considered as "Senior Software Developer"

What we offer

  • An exciting opportunity to be trained in the highly competitive low latency electronic trading domain
  • A dynamic work environment where the focus is on getting things done efficiently instead of working long hours every day
  • A flat management structure, where everyone's voice is valued
  • Hands-on experience in the most exciting part of the financial industry
  • Competitive salary and discretionary performance-related bonus.
  • Opportunity to travel to our headquarters in Hong Kong 

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.
Due to the high number of responses that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

ABOUT COMPANY
Hong Kong
Derivatives
We’re a leading equity derivatives proprietary trading firm, specialising in options market making, with headquarters in Hong Kong. Since our founding...
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