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C++ Developers (intermediate and senior)

Montreal, Quebec · Computer/Software

Job Description

Our client is a global telco/fintech that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns. They have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute their success to rigorous scientific research. As a technology and data-driven firm, they design and build their own cutting-edge systems, from intraday trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With main offices in New York, London and Singapore, they emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning their investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

Main Function

Successful candidates will develop and maintain front to back trading infrastructure for their global frameworks for algorithmic trading, real-time risk management, market connectivity, trade reporting and trade surveillance.

  • Design, develop and test real-time software for low-latency algorithmic trading, risk management and trade reporting.
  • Collaborate closely with quant researchers and peers in technology to to ensure consistency and maximize re-use of software components globally.
  • Work with technology operations to provide 2nd/3rd level application support as required.


You are comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment with an ability to deliver high quality work in collaboration with global colleagues. However, don't misinterpret this as you'll be worked to the bone. A super healthy work / life balance is a very real part of their culture. 

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
  • 5 to 7+ years C/C++ development experience on Linux
  • 5 to 7+ years understanding of code optimization and high performing applications

Nice to have qualifications: 
  • Experience with order management , exchange connectivity or market data handling for Equities , FX or fixed income products will be an added advantage
  • Advanced degree in Mathematics or Computer Engineering (MSc)
  • Team player / mentor with excellent communication skills.
  • Capable of developing industrial strength software components with colleagues across the globe.
  • Python, SQL and/or scripting experience considered a plus.
  • Interest in automated trading systems. Knowledge of trading, settlement and/or market interfaces considered a plus.
  • Fascination in traditional and cutting edge (aka: crypto) markets.


- Incredible perks. 

- 5 weeks pto.

- Lunches, daily.

- More... You'll love their overall package. 

- Salary = to your US counterparts.

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