• elysianes

C++ Options Developer

Our client is a Hong Kong based fast growing proprietary trading firm. They are looking for a C++ options developer to join their software development team.


  • Contribute to all levels of the SDLC as we develop software to support our trading operations;

  • Collaborate with traders to understand and anticipate trading technologies needed;

  • Document software performance and proactively optimize as needed;

  • Help coordinate various software development efforts across the company;

  • Provide support to end users and perform any ad hoc projects as assigned.


  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent;

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in algorithmic trading environment trading options and/or high frequency trading system development;

  • Proficiency in C++11/14/17;

  • Experience in low latency architecture preferred;

  • Experience with revision control tools such as Git;

  • Experience in Java/Scala/C#/Rust/Python would be a plus;

  • Experience in Memory/CPU profiling/optimization is preferred;

  • Experience in developing on the Linux platform with libraries such as BOOST and STL;

  • Experience in using high performance messaging bus such as ZMQ, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ;

  • Good knowledge of SQL based RDBMS;

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment;

  • Good command of spoken and written English.

Candidate with the following skills is preferred

  • Knowledge in FIX/OUCH/ITCH/SBE protocol;

  • Knowledge in Native Market data processing;

  • Knowledge in Exchange Connectivity / Colocation setup;

  • Knowledge in NoSQL database is also a plus: Mongo, KDB+, Redis, Timescale, Cassandra;

  • Experience in Solarflare open onload library and Linux Kernel bypass;

  • Familiarity with Agile development using CI/CD tools such as GitLab/Jenkins/CircleCI;

  • Background in exchange trading at a prop firm or hedge fund.

Our client provides attractive remuneration package and fringe benefits for the right candidate. Interested parties please send detailed resume with current and expected salaries to lucia.zhu@elysianes.com or kevin.tsui@elysianes.com