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Senior Software Engineer, C++

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Senior Software Engineer, C++

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DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1,000 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration. 

Our formula for success is simple. We bring on exceptional people, encourage their ideas and reward their results.

We work from high-level requirements where programmers are expected to gain an intimate understanding of the business. We strive for an environment where developers have the autonomy to pursue business solutions without arbitrary management constraints. We are a group of polyglots and technologists always seeking to find the right tool for each problem. Broadly, the development teams at DRW believe in rapid deployment and feedback, automated testing, and cohesive, transparent, lightly-coupled architectures.

DRW Singapore seeks a Senior C++ Software Engineer to work on its automated trading platform.  The team designs, develops and maintains a full stack including network communication, exchange connectivity, risk controls, trading strategy APIs, and a few graphical applications.  The new engineer will expand and improve DRW's algorithmic trading capabilities with a focus on Asia, and help hire and mentor junior members of the team in Singapore.

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent, detailed understanding of modern C++ and systems programming, and the ability to teach others.  They will have several years of professional experience, most likely in electronic trading or other low-latency applications such as PC or console video games.  They will possess a strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and computer science fundamentals.

A bachelor's degree from a top university in a related field such as computer science, computer engineering, or physics is preferred.  Fluent written and verbal communication in English is required.

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