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C++ Engineer

London, UK

Software Engineer

Full Time

3+ years
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About the Role

Oakland Search is proud to partner with a cutting-edge, newly-formed quantitative and systematic hedge fund that operates across the globe in all liquid asset classes. We are currently seeking skilled and ambitious C++ software engineers to join their dynamic core team. This is an exceptional opportunity to work with a forward-thinking organisation that has robust expansion plans and is open to candidates at all experience levels.

As a C++ software engineer in this role, you will be immersed in a wide range of electronic and algorithmic trading projects. Your responsibilities will encompass various aspects, including core trading systems, backtesting engines, trading engines, tick data management, exchange simulators, and trading gateways. Leveraging your expertise in latency-sensitive C++ development on Linux, you will see projects through their entire lifecycle, from conception to implementation.

Collaboration is key in this role, and you will work closely with diverse teams across the firm, including quantitative analysts/developers, traders, operations, and support. Your strong communication skills will be instrumental in ensuring seamless collaboration and successful project outcomes.

In addition to joining a highly-skilled and cross-functional team, you can expect a highly competitive compensation package.


  • Strong proficiency in C++ development with a focus on low latency

  • Experience with Linux-based development

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Background in electronic and algorithmic trading systems

  • Knowledge of backtesting engines, tick data management, and trading gateways

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity to make a significant impact in the world of quantitative and systematic hedge fund trading, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and be part of a company that values innovation, excellence, and the pursuit of success.


First-year compensation for this role ranges between £200k and £500k, reflecting the value placed on top talent and the significant impact you will have on the organisation.

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