C++ Software Developer



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world. We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk.

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities and Energy across all major global markets. We have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital and cryptoassets.

We operate with respect, curiosity and open minds. The people who thrive here share our belief that it’s not just what we do that matters–it's how we do it. DRW is a place of high expectations, integrity, innovation and a willingness to challenge consensus.

We are looking for passionate C++ Software Developers to develop new and improve existing low latency data processing systems. As a member of our team, you will be integral in the interaction between research and trading teams, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge low latency technologies and will be surrounded by senior technologists providing you with the best possible environment to succeed.

How you will make an impact:

  • Developing scalable and performant software using software engineering best practices
  • Building and maintaining a low latency trading system
  • Analyzing and discussing requirements from stakeholders
  • Facilitating discussions on code implementation, testing, software architecture best practices
  • Driving projects and leading new initiatives
  • Actively engaging with others on the development team to resolve challenging design and coding issues
  • Evaluating appropriate new technologies, tools, frameworks and software components for integration

What DRW Montreal has to offer you:

  • Mentorship with experienced software developers, database administrators, and technical project managers
  • Continuous learning through paid postgraduate degrees, Dev Lightning talks, online learning support and 1 on 1 language tutoring with Berlitz
  • 40 hours of paid volunteer work at the organization of your choice
  • Bi-weekly social activities, monthly wellness plan, on-site weekly massages, and games room
  • Daily catered meals (breakfast and lunch) with unlimited snacks and beverages
  • Competitive salary, matching RRSP, paid company phone, laptop, and work from home set-up

What you bring to the team:

  • Extensive experience developing high-availability systems in C++ with very tight latency constraints
  • A background in multi-threaded programming and a strong understanding of hardware/software interaction
  • Are comfortable working “under the hood” and skilled in performance tuning (applications, Linux, socket I/O, etc.) and troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of C++11/14/17/20, boost, STL
  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles and best practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Dedicated team player and a passionate problem solver with strong interpersonal skills

Find out more about all of our perks & benefits at https://drw.com/work-at-drw/montreal-benefits.

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