Waterfront International is a Toronto-based financial consulting firm, specializing in developing computer based statistical trading strategies. Waterfronts selective hiring process considers only highly talented individuals with a history of exceptional professional and academic achievement, and solid real-world experience.
Join our team developing and administering leading edge, non-stop, global 24x7 financial trading systems. We develop real-time trading applications utilizing the latest hardware running Linux OS. You will work with a small but demanding group of technical and non-technical users. Our growing team seeks a highly talented C/C++/Linux/X Window programmer to work on components of our trading systems enhancing the existing systems, developing real-time GUI displays and directly supporting technical and non-technical users.
This is not a traditional development environment. Our goal is to get from idea to implementation as quickly as possible, while maintaining high quality and reliability. Developers typically work independently on a mix of short term (1-2 days), mid term (1-3 week) and long term (1-6 month) projects. To work in this fast paced, dynamic, and demanding environment you must be an exceptional C/C++/Linux programmer.
Developing new software as well as enhancing existing systems.
Working with distributed, multithreaded systems with a strong emphasis on performance and latency.
Developing real-time, X Window GUI displays for financial trading systems.
Fast paced development environment.
A very technical role - 10% analysis, 90% programming.
X Window programming using QT.
Requirements of the Candidate include:
5+ years of professional C/C++ programming experience in a Linux/UNIX environment.
Comfortable with programming in a production environment.
Programming experience with X Window QT and multithreaded technologies.
Experience with large projects.
Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or closely related field.
Stable career history.
Excellent communication skills.
Network programming using socket interface a plus.
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