Senior C++ Engineer – eFX/Low Latency/High Frequency Trading
Deutsche Bank AG
London, United Kingdom
20h ago


Our technology teams are responsible for the bank’s entire information technology infrastructure. They develop and maintain the software required to support the bank’s business.

The teams work closely with the businesses and other infrastructure units to modernise the bank’s IT systems to reduce complexity, risk and enable business growth.

With award-winning mobile banking apps and trading systems, our technology helps Deutsche Bank deliver high-quality products to clients.

We make sure that the phones and computers work and that emails are delivered but we also develop solutions that help our people share their knowledge, expertise and passion for our business.

Deutsche Bank sees itself as a technology-driven company that can gain market share with new, cutting-edge ideas. The ambition is to be a leader in the area of digitalisation.

We are making investments into digital technology across all businesses to enhance the client experience, harness the power of data, and strengthen efficiency and controls by increasing automation.

We are also collaborating with external partners such as start-ups, FinTechs, and technology specialists worldwide to discover and implement innovative solutions for our clients.

Deutsche Bank has become one of the first financial institutions to establish a professional research and development department, including capabilities such as four innovation labs and the digital factory in Frankfurt.

Join us here, and you’ll constantly be looking ahead. We’ll look to you to capitalise on new technological trends that can reshape our business and deliver value for our clients, whilst still meeting the demands of customers, regulators and the markets.

Overview :

You’ll be part of a team that develops a low latency platform for Foreign Exchange (FX) trading and automated risk management, one of the most interesting and dynamic businesses within Deutsche Bank.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Leading development of new business functions and non-functional platform improvements for eFX Spot trading platform
  • Interacting with the business and developers in other regions
  • Assisting with turning requirements into functional deliveries
  • Development of market leading FX order management and execution strategies
  • System latency optimization and overall performance improvements
  • Tooling and source code analysis with an aim to produce better and safer code
  • Close collaboration with QA team on automated testing scenarios and test coverage
  • Skills & Qualifications :

  • Excellent C++ engineering skills are essential, preferably on a Linux / Unix platform
  • Proven experience of working within large-scale time series databases - KDB / Q knowledge is beneficial
  • Strong high performance / low latency development experience
  • Solid understanding of trading systems and the specific problems involved, FX background is not mandatory but will be an advantage
  • A track record of delivering complex technical solutions to production use
  • Experience of modern patterns for high quality software including continual build, unit testing, code coverage and memory checking
  • Educated to Bachelor’s Degree level or equivalent qualification / relevant work experience in computer engineering, with preferably with technical degree
  • Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

    Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any concerns about the application process, please contact your recruiter.

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