Durlston Partners

Ultra Low-Latency C++ Engineer – HFT

Quantitative Developer, Software Engineering, Systematic Trading & Research
$200 - 350k Base + Annual Bonus (50-150%)
Chicago, New York

Base salaries between $200-350k + annual bonus (50-150%)


Joining a first class engineering team within a leading Systematic Trading Firm with offices in New York and Chicago that is looking to expand its Options Market Making team and is seeking highly skilled C++ engineers with solid computer science fundamentals to help build out a next generation trading system.


Technology driven, this firm is a significant participant in the global markets and is frequently at the cutting edge of financial sciences looking beyond traditional approaches, so a creative and pioneering mindset alongside a passion for problem solving will be fundamental to your success.



  • Build, maintain, optimize and strengthen trading systems
  • Collaborate closely with traders and modelers to refine the trading tactics and systems
  • Solving low-latency trading problems and optimizing performance-critical code
  • Develop and expand knowledge of various technologies, to assess their application


  • BS/BA degree in Computer Engineering / Computer Science
  • Solid knowledge of C++
  • A passion for solutions driven development, with a creative outlook
  • Experience with exchange connectivity, order routing and market data always a plus