Software Engineer – High Performance Computing

£90k – £200k per annum

Job Details:

My client is a highly reputable Hedge Fund based in London, Paris, New York and Singapore. Currently their top hiring priority is for Junior and Senior Quantitative Researchers who are strong coders in C++.

This role is a mix between Quantitative Research and Development. You will be working very closely with other Quant Researchers and Traders in the team, understanding requirements and identifying opportunities to improve current systems, software and systematic strategies. There are various ongoing projects the team are working on, your day to day will include;

  • Developing a new critical high performance trading engine and execution system.
  • Researching and developing new trading strategies and signals.
  • Designing and deploying trading infrastructure and components, ensuring long term code reuse.
  • Monitoring systems, latency and strategy performance.


  • For juniors: Ideally 2 years experience in a Quantitative Research/Analyst position.
  • For experienced candidates: 5+ years experience, ideally with a Trading desk at an Investment Bank or Trading Firm.
  • Bachelors/Masters degree with a focus on Computer Science, Maths, Physics, Electrical Engineering or Statistics.
  • Strong C++ skills, Python and/or KDB/Q is a plus.
  • Strong numerical and technical skills, ability to work quickly within time constraints.


  • Base: £90,000 – £200,000
  • Bonus (to be paid at the end of the year): £20,000 – £50,000 – This is dependant on individual and team performance.

VISA sponsorship is available.


Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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