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Graduate Low Latency C++ Software Developer | 2022 Intake (Hong Kong)

Commencement dates:  August / September 2022

Are you looking for a role where your work will be used in actual production, and have direct impact on trading?

Eclipse Trading is one of Asia's leading proprietary derivatives trading firms, specialising in options market making. Technology is at the core of our business, and our trading expertise and strategies are deployed across several Asian markets. Founded in 2007, we have approximately 110 staff across our three office locations – Hong Kong (our HQ), Sydney and Shanghai.

As a Graduate Developer, you will receive a comprehensive 8-week training in our Hong Kong headquarters, where you will rotate through our various teams across Software Development, Quant, and IT Operations. As a Graduate Developer, you'll also receive ongoing on-the-job training with an experienced mentor. You will get to work at a leading options market maker in Asia and learn from an experienced team of software engineers working at the cutting edge of technology.

The Low Latency team is responsible for the firm’s market links and algorithmic trading. Our expertise in market structure coupled with the ability to process information correctly with extremely low latency is critical to the success of our trading. We are one of the top market makers and have one of the fastest software stacks in Asia.

We are committed to building up and equipping today's graduates to become tomorrow's leaders. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop low latency software for electronic trading on Linux
  • Participate in code testing and reviews
  • Collaborate with Trading & Quant teams to gather system requirements when necessary
  • Provide Tier 3 application support

What you offer

  • A final year student or recent graduate with a Bachelor, Master or Ph.D. in Computer Science, or other related disciplines with a strong emphasis on programming
  • Experience in C++ on Linux (network socket programming and Linux kernel knowledge a plus but not essential)
  • A passion for financial markets (detailed knowledge and experience is NOT required)
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English

What we offer

On top of having the opportunity to work with one of the leading options market makers in Asia, we also offer the following:

  • Comprehensive 8 week training program in our HQ in Hong Kong, where you will rotate through our various teams across Software Development, Quant and IT Operations
  • Ongoing on-the-job training with an experienced mentor
  • A dynamic work environment where the focus is on getting things done efficiently instead of working long hours every day
  • A flat management structure, where everyone's voice is valued
  • A hands-on experience in the most exciting part of the financial industry
  • Friendly, collaborative culture
  • Casual dress code

Please note we will only accept one application in the same recruiting season, so we encourage you to only apply for the role you are particularly interested in.

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.
Due to the high number of responses that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science, Engineering Software

  • Work rights:

    Hong Kong Permanent Resident, Hong

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  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

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  • Closing Date:7th Feb 2022, 7:35 am

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