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Senior R&D Software Engineer

Location: Manhattan, New York Salary: Up to US$400000 per annum
Sector: Asset Management Type: Permanent

A Manhattan hedge fund is seeking experienced technologists for a greenfield company effort to build a low latency trading platform. He/she will be participating in the research, design, prototyping and testing of new high performing software.

You will be using a mix of software and hardware technologies to build low-latency trading components and integrate with existing trading platforms. You will also actively engage with development teams in reviewing the architecture, application instrumentation & profiling.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in low-latency C/C++ programming in a Linux/UNIX environment
  • At least 3 years' experience developing low-latency and high-performance computing (preferably in finance using C/C++)
  • Solid understanding of multithreading
  • Experience with kernel-bypass network technologies such as Solarflare (Open-onload,TCPDirect,ef_vi) Mellanox (VMA, RDMA verbs), DPDK, etc...
  • Experience in programming with hardware accelerators such as GPU, Xeon Phi or other is a plus
  • Experience in programming Linux kernel, kernel modules and device drivers is a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Someone passionate about technology and interested in staying abreast of the latest industry practices and technological innovations
  • Self-starter and interested in challenging work

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