Technology Recruitment Specialists



Snr Electronic Trading Developer - server-side C++

  • Praha , Czech Republic
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Software development

Senior Electronic Trading Developer - hardcore server-side Visual C++ and C#

Electronic Trading IT team is based in Prague and delivers award winning trading solutions for Equities, Commodities and FX electronic trading desks in the investment bank. The team develops and maintains cross-asset electronic trading platform, trading GUIs and algorithmic trading strategies.

Role Purpose

  • Discuss requirements with traders and other developers
  • Develop Electronic Trading Platform and tools for algorithmic trading
  • Continually learn and improve knowledge of Electronic Trading business
  • Maintain existing systems ( C++ and C# ) and suggest ways to incorporate new technologies

Key responsibilities:

  • Discuss business and technical requirements with other team members
  • Design and develop efficient and robust solutions using the best practices of OOP
  • Ensure appropriate code coverage and level of quality
  • Continuously develop business knowledge and technical skills
  • Optimal time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate ownership and responsibility for own decisions

Experience, skills and qualifications required:

  • Master degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience - advanced understanding of algorithms, computational complexity, advanced data structures, synchronization, multi-threading
  • Professional level of English language and very good communication skills
  • Great knowledge and experience in Windows Visual C++ - hardcore server-side programming, highly multi-threaded (or multithreaded :)) environment
  • Some experience and working knowledge of C# is also required, but C++ is more important. So it's a C++ Developer with some C# that we need :)
  • Good understanding of OOP and design patterns

Things you will NOT use in this role - .Net framework ( ASP.Net, .Net Core, etc), JavaScript frameworks. As the job description title suggests - we need a hard-core server side C++ developer of Windows Applications ( with some C# skills).

Key selling points why join this team:

  • The team is based in Prague and has a full mandate on decisions about IT strategy for Electronic Trading within the company
  • Team works directly with traders so it’s a unique opportunity to learn about electronic trading business and strategies
  • The team has a high profile in the bank – former team lead is now Head of IT of the whole investment bank
  • Senior members of the team are experts in both IT and Finance so more junior guys can learn a lot and don’t have to be afraid of being lost
  • Atmosphere in the team is relaxed and easy going (no big egos). Senior members of the team have job offers from hedge funds and investment banks in New York and London but they stay here because they like the team and the work
  • We offer occasional work from home and flexible hours.
  • Our brand new and modern office is in the new Main Point office building next to V-Tower. It includes underground parking, table football, PlayStation, private gym and roof terrace
  • Other benefits include complimentary drinks, fruit and beer, meal vouchers, pension contribution, language classes, fitness classes and much much more

This is without a doubt one of the best opportunities for hardcore C# Developers who like to solve complex problems, like to dig deeper and implement optimal, fast, reliable algorithms and also learn about the fascinating world of algorithmic and electronic trading systems.

If you're interested in something that is less trivial and more exciting than the usual 'client-server eCommerce system development' get in touch to learn more!


Aleksandr Pilnikov

Aleksandr Pilnikov

Alex Pilnikov is a Principal Consultant and the Lead of our award winning team of recruiters. He joined Zeebra in 2006 when he made a questionable decision to give up his promising IT Project Manager's career and start one in IT Recruitment. Surprisingly the decision turned out to be the best he's made in his professional life and he is still with Zeebra after all this time.

Despite his Russian roots Alex is a friendly and open chap and will be more than happy to have a chat with you - either just to give an overview of the market or answer questions about a specif role that interests you.

Tel.: (+420) 222 313 635


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