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Job Summary

DP Search Associates, Inc
Garden City, NY 11530
Staffing/Employment Agencies
Job Type
Full Time
75,000.00 - 120,000.00 $ /year
Contact Information
DP Search Associates, Inc
Phone:  631-692-2701

C++, C, Linux, UNIX Software Engineer

About the Job

No consulting firms.
No sponsorship available.
Must live within a commutable distance of Long Island, NY to be considered.

For immediate consideration, send your resume in WORD format to dpsearch@optonline.net.

C++, C, Linux, UNIX Software Engineer

There are two positions available.  See below.



This position is responsible to perform a variety of critical programming assignments requiring knowledge of established programming procedures and data processing requirements, also maintaining and modifying programs.



·         Design and develop systems utilizing C technologies

·         Provide system support on legacy UNIX shell scripts

·         Perform DB analysis/design on MySQL, including writing complex SQL queries, views, stored procedures, triggers, etc.

·         Participate in multi-resource projects in an agile, team-driven environment

·         Evaluate/suggest industry standard tools and methods

·         Provide software installation/updates for various environments

·         Analyze requirements and provide design/development/test effort estimates as needed

·         Document software design and contribute to design reviews

·         Provide analysis of available data and work closely with technical and sales teams to guide future projects

·         Other duties as assigned



·         All levels of Experience welcome in C/C++ programming

·         All levels of Experience welcome in SQL/Database experience

·         Unix Shell experience, experience with scripting tools such as sed, awk, etc. preferred

·         Experience using source control systems, subversion (SVN) preferred

·         College degree (computer science or business strongly preferred) or equivalent experience

·         Excellent presentation, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills (including technical writing)

·         Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

·         Ability to consistently set and meet timelines for programming assignments



 Join a dynamic Algorithm development and support environment interfacing directly with clients.  Looking for Software Developers to be a part of a rapidly evolving technology group supplying top quality solutions to our growing top tier Wall Street client base. 

Our wide range of trading products, including Equities, Options, Futures, FX and more, offers numerous technical opportunities.  Candidates must have a passion for learning and designing new technologies and methodologies quickly and employing them into deliverable solutions.  Our Developers contribute to the full software cycle of design, development and support of new and existing software components.


The candidate will be responsible to implement generic and custom trading algorithms like Multi Leg spreads, MxN baskets, Market Making Quoter, VWAP, Volume Participation, proprietary algorithms for various assets classes.

                    Design and Development of Trading Strategies/Algorithms

    • Interact with clients and in-house subject matters experts for the specification of Trading algorithms
    • Come up with designs those are not only high performance and latency sensitive but also as generic, scalable and customizable as possible
    • Implement the algorithms over Server framework
    • Suggest improvements in the existing strategy API’s in order to make strategies robust. Continue our culture of striving to be the best!
    • Enhance and support back-testing framework.
    • Value teamwork! At the outset you will collaborate and work closely SMEs and seasoned team members to ensure quick and easy integration of new technology components. 
    • Create documentation for new and existing components.

                    Product and Component Testing.

    • Perform developer testing for all software modifications.
    • Work with QA to expand regression test plans for software modifications.

                   Client Support.

    • Work closely with clients to keep them informed at all stages of the development life cycle, maintaining our best practices of client service.
    • Support client upgrades and new installations as well as troubleshooting issues.


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience acceptable.
  • Excellent C++ development skills are required.
  • Experience in a UNIX environment.
  • Knowledge or experience of trading algorithms like Pairs, Synthetic Spreads, Basket balancer or Market Making would be a big plus.
  • Experience with Big Data and/or TimeSeries databases will be useful
  • At least three years’ work experience in software development.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.

 For immediate consideration, send your resume in WORD format to dpsearch@optonline.net 

Donna Jones
DP Search




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