Job Description: C++ Trader and Team Lead
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
We are seeking a talented and experienced C++ Trader and Team Lead to join our dynamic team in Amsterdam. In this role, you will have a hands-on approach, spending 70% of your time collaborating closely with our traders and research team to enhance our algorithmic trading success. The remaining 30% of your time will involve leading a team of 3-5 developers to improve existing and develop new trading algorithms while expanding our proprietary trading system.
- Collaborate closely with traders and research teams to drive algorithmic trading success.
- Enhance and devise cutting-edge trading algorithms while contributing to the expansion of our proprietary trading system.
- Lead a team of 3-5 developers, guiding them in algorithm development and system building.
- As our proprietary trading system evolves, shift the development team towards a "quant development" role, actively participating in the research of trading algorithms.
- Engage in system design and network protocols to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
- Demonstrate strong Computer Science fundamentals to tackle complex algorithmic challenges.
- Leverage your expertise in C++ and Python to implement efficient and scalable trading solutions.
- Utilize your knowledge of CPU architecture to optimize algorithm performance.
- Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies to continuously enhance our trading strategies.
- Collaborate with various teams to ensure seamless integration of algorithms and trading strategies.
- 5+ years of experience in C++ development within the financial industry, preferably in algorithmic trading.
- Proficiency in Python for scripting and data analysis.
- Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals and algorithm design.
- Knowledge of system design and network protocols to build robust trading systems.
- Familiarity with CPU architecture and optimization techniques for algorithm performance.
- Demonstrated ability to lead a team of developers effectively.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced trading environment.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field.