Quantitative Developer

Salary $150,000 - $250,000
LocationTown of Norfolk
Employment type Permanent

Job description

We are working with a systematic trading firm seeking a Quantitative Developer to build, enhance, and support its trading and research infrastructure. Successful candidates for this role must demonstrate a strong background primarily focused on a traditional systems topic (e.g. Compilers, Networking, OS). In addition, candidates should be experienced and active C or C++ developers, and should be comfortable producing idiomatic code in a large multi-author code base using standard tools. More experienced candidates should also be able to demonstrate significant expertise in at least one niche area relevant to low-latency trading.


  • Build and enhance:
    • Low-latency trading software and hardware infrastructure
    • High-throughput research software and hardware infrastructure
    • Systems for testing, deployment, and monitoring of services
    • Highly optimized and geographically-distributed networking capabilities


  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong programming background in C or C++
  • Strong systems background
  • Comfortable with basic system administration in a GNU/Linux environment
  • Significant expertise with clock synchronization a plus
  • Significant expertise with networking, TCP, and PCIe a plus
  • Significant expertise with Linux kernel internals a plus
  • Significant expertise with concurrent programming a plus
  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills