High-Frequency Trading (HFT) System Developer


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Cluj-Napoca (ROU)

What you'll do

  • Design and develop a high-performance and high-availability trading platform including order management, broker/exchange FIX gateways, processing high volumes of ticking data and post-trade processing;
  • Propose solutions to complex problems related to the event-driven system architecture;
  • Lead software design, code reviews, and technical meetings;
  • Performance Optimization: Continuously analyze and optimize the HFT system's performance, latency, and throughput. Identify bottlenecks and implement enhancements to maintain a competitive edge in the
    fast-paced trading landscape;
  • System Monitoring and Maintenance: Monitor the HFT system's health, stability, and uptime. Respond to
    and troubleshoot issues promptly to minimize downtime and maintain seamless operation;
  • Risk Management: Collaborate with risk management teams to develop and implement risk controls,
    position monitoring, and anomaly detection mechanisms. 

Who you are

  • Experienced Core Java JDK 11+ Developer (5+ years experience);
  • Thorough knowledge of Java programming concepts and JVM internals, tuning for low-latency, GC-free real-time operation;
  • Strong knowledge of object oriented programming, data structures, algorithms and design patterns;
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team;
  • Experience in data driven performance analysis and optimizations (Big Data and enterprise wide
  • Technology stack and paradigms such as: Core Java, event-driven architecture, event sourcing,
    distributed database and optimization (Singlestore);
  • Linux systems programming experience including memory management, concurrent programming
    infrastructure, and the networking stack (it’s a nice to have);
  • FIX Protocol (4.2/4.4);
  • MOM (message oriented middleware) – Kafka, Tibco, Solace;
  • Working experience with highly available, fault tolerance systems and message loss prevention

We offer

  • Competitive working conditions
  • Full time employment
  • Flexible working schedule and possibility to work from home
  • Personal and professional career development, and payed certifications
  • Private health insurance
  • Innovative projects with prestigious international customers
  • Team building activities to support team oriented culture
  • Friendly team of helpful colleagues where knowledge sharing is everyday routine
  • Coffee, Refreshments and Fruits