Durlston Partners

Low Latency C++ Engineer – HFT Prop Shop

Software Engineering
$800,000 to $1,000,000
New York


A top-tier global HFT based in New York City is looking to hire into their Low Latency Trading Systems team. They’re seeking an experienced Low Latency C++ Developer with engineering, analytical and quant skills, committed to leveraging technology to solve complex Algo Trading problems.

Boasting impressive returns in their second year of trading with a Sharpe of ~10 (year to date). They’re trading ~$1 Billion every day across dozens of different platforms. You will have the opportunity to have an immediate impact and the option to lead your own projects.

The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, loves to code, and is excited to be at the cutting edge of automation in every aspect of their organization. This opportunity will consistently challenge you and improve your skills by working in a small, highly collaborative team of experienced technologists.


As a C++ Developer, you will play an influential role in various aspects, including:

  • Optimizing major HFT trading system components (Feed Handles, Alpha & Strategy Infrastructure & OMS)
  • Full lifecycle of software development for market making
  • Develop low latency exchange connectivity for new markets
  • Working alongside Quants to enhance the distributed pricing platform


  • Strong C++ (17/20)
  • Trading Systems experience from an HFT
  • Knowledge of low-level program optimization, processor architecture, and performance measurement & tuning
  • Bachelors in Computer Science (or similar)

We will respond to all successful candidates shortlisted for this opportunity within 2 days and would advise all candidates to follow our LinkedIn company page for all the latest opportunities. Feel your experience does not fit all these requirements? We encourage you to apply anyway!

For more information, please contact:
👉Xander Oliver👈