Job #: 5267
Title: Expert C++ Linux/UNIX Software Engineer
Job Location: Stamford, Connecticut - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $120,000.00 - $200,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: substantial annual bonus + annual stock grants + fully paid benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
US and Canada
Relocation Paid?: Yes


A multi-billion dollar securities trading company is seeking a very strong C++/Linux/UNIX software engineer with very strong analytical skills for risk management and trading system software development. (Java development positions also available.) This company is an industry leading broker/dealer and proprietary trader with an outstanding reputation for advanced technology.

Our client offers an unusually stable and long-term career opportunity with an outstanding compensation potential which includes base salary, substantial annual bonus, stock grants, and excellent benefits.

Expertise in any of the following could be particularly valuable:

  • Financial industry software development
    • Risk management systems
    • Trading system development
    • High Frequency trading software development
    • Financial data software development
    • Design and implementation of trading algorithms
  • Simulation software development for the petroleum and other industries.
  • Compiler development
  • Computational fluid dynamics, computational linguistics, and other computational software for various industries
  • Data mining software development for any data intensive industry
  • Telecommunications and network software development


Our client has multiple positions in the group that develops the most technical applications for securities trading.



  • Expert C++/Linux/UNIX programming skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong mathematics background
  • 5 to 25 years programming experience developing complex in C++ on UNIX/Linux.
  • Highly productive programmer
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Java programming experience can be valuable for some positions
  • MS, PhD, or BS in Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics, Computer Science, or similar

University - Master's Degree


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