C++ Engineer – Chi-X Australia – Capital Markets

  • Senior Engineering Positions Available
  • Chi-X Australia Continue to Expand via Cboe Acquisition
  • High Complex, Low Latency, Financial Exchange Matching Engine

 

C++ Engineer – About Chi-X® Australia and Chi-X Asia Pacific
  
Chi-X Asia Pacific is one of the most successful alternative market operators in Asia Pacific, with offices in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and the Philippines.
  
Chi-X Australia (CXA), the country’s second largest securities exchange achieving an 18.6 percent total market share, offers trading in all Australian-listed securities, as well as the exclusive trading of CXA quoted warrants and ETFs.
  
A major announcement occurred on June 30th 2021 with the acquisition of Chi-X Asia Pacific by Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Through ownership of Chi-X Asia Pacific, Cboe gains entrance into two of the world’s largest securities markets – Japan and Australia – to establish a significant presence in the Asia Pacific region for the first time.
  
Limelight People are supporting Chi-X Australia’s growth plans and are searching for 3 x C++ Engineers (from Senior to Principal Level) to join their growing business.
  
C++ EngineerSummary: Chi-X Sydney office is hiring C++ Engineers who are looking for a new challenge in the financial technology services industry. Chi-X support and are growing across APAC with this hire being key to their growth plans. Chi-X store every order, cancel, and execution with care. We architect systems that can deal with billions of events per day. We live and breathe automation and maintain 99.999% systems reliability. If it’s hard to test, they make it testable. We’re looking for like-minded individuals to join us!

C++ Engineering levels:

  • Senior Engineer: 7 – 10 years experience in C++
  • Expert Engineer: 10 – 15 years experience in C++
  • Principal Engineer: 15+ years experience in C++ (with deep Capital Markets expertise)


Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, extend and maintain software functionality, often requiring advanced knowledge and experience.
  • Create customer documentation. Act as project manager for a feature across multiple parties.
  • Implement automated unit tests. Test changes to systems and platform functionality prior to deployment and work to resolve identified systemic issues.
  • Help with production operations. Ensure features are correctly implemented in certification and production environments.
  • Plan team sprints and participate in periodic team meetings.
  • Participate in peer code reviews.
  • Research and define future directions for Cboe’s systems (implement proofs-of-concept, research methodologies and technologies, etc.).
  • Mentor other software engineers.
  • SME for one or more systems/technology.

  
Experience:

  • B.S. Computer Science (preferred), B.S. Computer/Software Engineering, or demonstrable equivalent knowledge
  • Technical leadership in high pressure engineering environments
  • STEM background with an interest in financial markets, derivatives pricing, quantitative modeling, and risk analytics.
  • Experience with Real Time Software Engineering
  • Must have strong programming skills in C++
  • Experience with other software development languages including Java, Python, PHP
  • Functional programming skills in SQL
  • Financial markets experience a plus (market data, reference data, risk).
  • Strong Linux background
  • Strong ability to work within a global team, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines
  • DESIRABLE: Capital Markets Experience

 
Specific Skills:

  • Must have proven ability to perform low level profiling and C++ application optimization.
  • Specific financial industry related experience is a plus: i/o throughput optimization, memory efficiency, complex multi-threading.
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a self-starter requiring limited supervision; take ownership of projects from start to finish from requirements and specifications to QA testing, documentation and production release
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively in a deadline driven environment
  • Flexibility to fit into a small organization, strong interpersonal and team skills are a must

  
About Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world. The company is committed to operating a trusted, inclusive global marketplace, providing leading products, technology and data solutions that enable participants to define a sustainable financial future. Cboe provides trading solutions and products in multiple asset classes, including equities, derivatives and FX, across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. To learn more, visit www.cboe.com.
  
About Chi-X® Australia and Chi-X Asia Pacific
Chi-X Asia Pacific is one of the most successful alternative market operators in Asia Pacific, with offices in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and the Philippines.
Chi-X Australia (CXA), the country’s second largest securities exchange achieving an 18.6 percent total market share, offers trading in all Australian-listed securities, as well as the exclusive trading of CXA quoted warrants and ETFs. Chi-X Australia (CXA) is a regulated stock exchange committed to transforming, improving and growing Australia’s securities and derivatives markets. Chi-X has experienced strong and sustained growth and has achieved significant milestones including gaining over 20% market share, $3.8 billion traded in value in equity trading and up to 50% of the Australian ETF market (trading and reporting). The Chi-X investment products platform offers a range of unique products exclusively traded on Chi-X, including Funds (ETFs & Quoted Managed Funds), Transferable Custody Receipts (TraCRs) and Chi-X Warrants. For more information visit: www.chi-x.com.au.

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Limelight People are supporting Chi-X Australia's growth plans and are searching for 3 x C++ Engineers to join their growing business.

Contact Name: Limelight People
Email: ig@limelightpeople.com.au
Date Listed: 2022-01-11
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Position Type: Permanent / Full Time
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